Scott Dunn is among the top echelon of Hoosier comedians; he has a charming demeanor and the substance of his comedy is intelligent and amusing. But he may not yet have the comedic prowess needed to justify a headlining spot at Crackers, where Indy has come to expect the national best of the best. His delivery can be formulaic and nervous; like he's afraid it might hurt. Dunn has written for television and works as an advisor for Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader, a trade which he is seemingly perfectly suited for, as there is no lack of witty humor from his mind. Yet he lacks the presence to grab his audience with any compelling command, and he received absolutely no help from his opener, Denise Ramsden, who alienated the audience with her high-pitched, unending laughter at her own commonplace jokes. Despite Ramsden nearly capsizing the entire event, Dunn has great promise with unique, relatable storytelling, as well as an original gimmick with his "history lesson" segment, which can be heard on Bob & Tom every Monday morning.
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