Louis C.K. 2017

Synopsis: Louis C.K. muses on religion, eternal love, giving dogs drugs, email fights, teachers, and more in a live performance from Washington D.C.
Director(s): Louis C.K.
Actors: Louis C.K.
74 min


Go ahead and do the lights.

Go ahead.

Ladies and gentlemen, Louis C.K.


Thank you.

Thank you very much.

Thank you.


So, you know, I think abortion is, um...


Here's what I think.

Here's what I... This is what I think.

Here's what I think. I...

I think you should not get an abortion

unless you need one.

In which case...

In which case, you'd better get one.

I mean, seriously.

If you need an abortion,

you'd better get one.

Don't f*ck around.

And hurry.

Not getting an abortion

that you need is like not taking a shit.

That's how bad that is.

It's like not taking a shit.

That's what I think.

I think abortion is exactly like

taking a shit.

I think it is 100%

the exact same thing as taking a shit.

Or it isn't.

It is, or it isn't.

It's either taking a shit,

or it's killing a baby.

It's only one of those two things.

It's no other things.

If you didn't like hearing

it's like taking a shit,

you think it's killing a baby.

That's the only other one you get to have.

Which means you should be holding a sign

in front of the place.

People hate abortion protesters.

They're so shrill and awful.

They think babies are being murdered.

What are they supposed to be like?

"Uh, that's not cool."

I don't wanna be a dick about it, though.

I don't want to ruin their day as they

murder several babies all the time.

I don't think it's killing a baby.

I don't.

I mean, it is, it's a little bit...

It's a little bit killing a baby.

It's a little bit...

It's 100% killing a baby.

It's totally killing a whole baby.

But I think that women should be allowed

to kill babies.

That's what I think.

They should be allowed to kill babies.



We get to kill babies!

Let's do some shots and kill some babies.

I killed like four babies last night.

It was fucking retarded.

It has to be one or the other.

You know, like, when people say,

abortion should be legal, safe and rare.

Why rare if it should be legal?

If it should be legal,

it's... It's shitting.

If it should be rare,

it's murdering babies.

But, again, women should be allowed


Two reasons I think women

should be allowed to kill babies.

Number one,

I don't think life is that important.

It's just not.

It is not.

People get too excited...

about life. "Oh, life."

F*ck you. It's not that...

Make a list of every shitty thing ever,

that's in life.

Life is okay. I like life.

I like it. I don't need it.

I'd be fine without it.

I like life, though. I do.

You know how much I like life?

I have never killed myself.

- That's how much I like it.

- Whoo!

That's exactly how much I like it,

with a razor-thin margin.

I like it precisely enough

to not kill myself.

It's an option, though.

It's totally an option.

I mean, I'm 49. I have two kids.

I've flipped through the brochure

a few times.

I've thought of killing myself just

to win an argument.

Not supposed to talk about suicide,

even to your shrink.

You ever go to a shrink and they're like,

"Have you had thoughts... of suicide?"

And you're like, "No, because

if I say yes, you'll press a button,

and folks will run in and hold me...

"Hold him down!"

You should talk about it.

The whole world is just made of people

who didn't kill themselves today.

That's who's here.

It's all of us that went,

"Okay, f*ck it, keep doing it."


It's an interesting thing about life.

Life can get very difficult,

very sad, very upsetting.

But you don't have to do it.

You don't have to do it.

You don't have to do anything.

You never have to do anything

because you can kill yourself.

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Louis C.K.

Louis A. Székely (born September 12, 1967), better known by his stage name Louis C.K. (), is a Mexican American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker. He is known for his use of observational, self-deprecating, dark, and shock humor. In 2012, C.K. won a Peabody Award and has received six Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as numerous awards for The Chris Rock Show, Louie, and his stand-up specials Live at the Beacon Theater (2011) and Oh My God (2013). He has won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album twice. Rolling Stone ranked C.K.'s stand-up special Shameless number three on their "Divine Comedy: 25 Best Stand-Up Specials and Movies of All Time" list and ranked him fourth on its 2017 list of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.C.K. began his career in the 1990s writing for comedians including David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Dana Carvey, Chris Rock, and also for other comedy shows. Also in this period, he was directing surreal short films and went on to direct two features—Tomorrow Night (1998) and Pootie Tang (2001). In 2001, C.K. released his debut comedy album, Live in Houston directly through his website and became among the first performers to offer direct-to-fan sales of tickets to his stand-up shows, as well as DRM-free video concert downloads, via his website. He has released nine comedy albums, often directing and editing his specials as well. He had supporting acting roles in the films The Invention of Lying (2009), American Hustle, Blue Jasmine (both 2013), and Trumbo (2015). C.K. created, directed, executive produced, starred in, wrote, and was the primary editor of, Louie, an acclaimed semi-autobiographical comedy-drama series aired from 2010 to 2015 on FX. In 2016, C.K. created and starred in his self-funded web series Horace and Pete. He also co-created the shows Baskets and Better Things for FX and voiced Max the dog in the animated film The Secret Life of Pets in the same year. His 2017 film, I Love You, Daddy, was pulled from distribution prior to its scheduled release date after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct which he then admitted to. more…

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