In the lobby beforehand, they were doing brisk business selling Rob Delaney's absurdly titled comic memoir, Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage., copies of which the author gamely autographed after his show at the Trocadero on Friday night.
If his stand-up act in between had had a title, it might have been "Portnoy's Burlesque," because it was so overstocked with material about onanism.
His longest bit of the night was a strange salute to the late actor David Carradine ( Kung Fu) who died in a Bangkok hotel room in 2009 of what was presumed to be erotic auto-asphyxiation.