The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time

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Vote up the stand-up comedians who tell the funniest stories.

This list contains information about the best anecdotal comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best anecdotal comedians come in many forms. Some famous storyteller comedians joke about family in their stand-up acts while other anecdotal comedians joke about relationships. A few hilarious anecdotal comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top anecdotal comedians list? Bill Burr has to be at the top. Through hilarious storytelling, Bill Burr creates classic comedy from hysterical anecdotes about everything from going on vacation to visiting family to dealing with other people's kids. He is at his anger-filled best in his 2014 special, I'm Sorry You Feel That Way. Chris Rock is another great comedian who mines his own life for stand-up gold.

Sebastian Maniscalco's Italian family is the source of much of his anecdotal humor. Other funny stand-up acts features on this top anecdotal comedian's list include Amy Schumer, Louis CK, and Patton Oswalt.

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Most divisive: Sarah Silverman
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  • Dave Chappelle
    394 votes
    Block Party, Half Baked, Chappelle's Show
  • Bill Burr
    373 votes
    The Heat, Date Night, Walk of Shame
  • John Mulaney
    313 votes

    John Mulaney

    Saturday Night Live, Mulaney
  • Tom Segura
    201 votes
  • Chris Rock
    263 votes
    Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker, Madagascar, Head of State
  • Bernie Mac
    187 votes
    The Bernie Mac Show, Ocean's Eleven, Transformers