If you don’t know who John Mulaney is yet, it’s time for you to catch the heck up. John Mulaney — writer, actor, comedian, Grant Gustin-look-a-like, general bae — went from SNL writer to failed sitcom star to arguably the best standup comedian currently in the game. His latest special, Kid Gorgeous, is streaming on Netflix, and even though every joke works better with his signature inflection, we get it, you’re busy. So here are some of his best lines. Try to read them in his voice.
On performing at Radio City Music Hall:
“I love to play venues where if the guy who built the venue could see me on stage, he would be a little bit bummed about it.”
On the zoo:
“You don’t always get to see the things you pay to see. Ever been to the goddamn zoo? Those things are never where they’re supposed to be! Every time I go to the zoo I’m