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DYLAN GOTT: COOL GUY, LOTS OF FRIENDS

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Venue:Cabaret Voltaire, 36-38 Blair Street Edinburgh EH1 1QR
Phone: 0131 247 4704
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Ticket Prices: Free  
Room: Long Room
AUG 3-27 at 17:15 (60 min)
 
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Canadian comedian Dylan Gott performs a brand new hour of stand up comedy about being a virgin until 23 (he's 31 now) and how that affected attempting a long distance open relationship with the only partner he's ever had, plus some jokes about pot.

**** (Now Magazine)

**** (Torontoist.com)

'Delightfully Bizarre' (AVClub.com)

'Dylan Gott is Awesome' (BlogTO.com)

'Entertaining loser' (Chortle)


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August 6, 2017  Fringe Monkey
Extremely well-delivered (he's got that adorable Canadian accent going on) accessible confessional standup. Free so risk it. Click Here

July 31, 2014  Now Magazine
Stand-up supremacy
WE farted combines the talents of John Hastings and Dylan Gott, two excellent comics who, though quite young, have enough material separately for their own albums.

The production has problems: the sound levels are uneven, and for some reason they trade off after each joke, meaning it's hard to build any rhythm.

But the jokes stand on their own. The major revelation here is Gott, who completely nails his persona as an overweight, late-20s, underachieving slacker.

Some of his best material is about eating in fast food restaurants: staring down a McD's cashier when ordering four sandwiches, theorizing why Burger King doesn't have mirrors in its washrooms, getting banned from one restaurant for botching a dirty joke.

Gott, who's got a modest vibe with flashes of anger lurking beneath, knows what he must look like, and some of the best jokes re-enact physical scenarios. The image of him in his underwear eating beans out of a can and taunting a cat is one for the ages.

Hastings has great focus and energy that work well onstage. Unfortunately, that's not evident here; he seems a little arrogant. When he stumbles over a few words, he recovers but doesn't always undo the damage.

He wisely ends with a brilliant joke about nerds ambushing a children's reading of The Hobbit, and the two comics share the mic at the end for a bonus track recounting their first time performing. Click Here

July 12, 2012  The Torontoist
Fringe 2012: Dylan Gott: Medicine Woman
Dylan Gott is a stand-up comic, and a pretty good one. As we mentioned in our Fringe preview, he’s been the opener for popular comics like Todd Barry and Brian Posehn. A full set of Gott’s stand-up is exactly what you’ll get at his Fringe show—no more, no less. His style of comedy is self-deprecating; he kicks off his opening by shuffling out on stage and explaining how his leg was broken when he was beat up by some kids recently. The entire performance is full of references to the ways his awkwardness gets him in trouble in public. He comes off as likeable, though this is not, as the program warns, a show for those disturbed by occasional foul language and sexual references. Look at it this way: paying for a ticket to see him at Fringe is considerably cheaper than paying to see him headline at Yuk Yuk’s Click Here

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