Being human is a constant struggle between defining ourselves as individuals and trying to fit in with “the group”...
Phil Johnson, who has appeared at the Sundance Film Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, uses comedy and music to dissect that dilemma in both his own life and others.

In pieces like “Vertical Eyebrows”, “Gangsta Pooh”, and “State Hats” Phil discusses the challenges and rewards of being different and proud of it. Though sometimes people misplace their self-worth into meaningless objects like in “Truck Nuts”.

But we also have to be concerned with how we relate to the thoughts and feelings of others around us. From dealing with new social issues (“Robots” and “Gay Childrens Books”) to keeping the relationship fire alive (“Bad Porno Sex” and “Geeks Don’t Care”).

Phil Johnson, like everyone else, sometimes gets it and sometimes wonders what the heck people are thinking. On stage his playful humor and likeable, endearing manner allow him to shake things up without antagonizing the audience. In the end we can only be who we are, try to understand others, and hope they understand us.

Phil Johnson

My Clips

3 stars
Carbon Fiber Athletic Cup

A great company recently released a carbon fiber athletic cup. And this is how they filed tested it.

3 stars
Five And Below

Bars always get really interesting about 5 minutes before closing when you get to watch the last desperate hook-ups of the night.

2 stars
It's A Fat World After All

Disneyland had to remodel the Small World ride to accommodate the now much larger size of people. It needs a new theme song. Get 15% off this 60 minute DVD at with the coupon code "waycool".

3 stars
Vertical Eyebrows

Bad enough she plucked them out, but wait til you see how she drew them back in.

5 stars
Get Any

When you've dated for awhile you start to know what she's thinking just by looking in her eyes.

5 stars
Obama and McCain One Upping Each Other

All the excitement and anticipation is gone from this election. Here's what the candidates can do to bring it back.

5 stars

When her friends are getting married first, the pressure is on to supply that ring.

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