Pete Johansson (4 stars)

This article is from 2009.

Pete Johansson

In Naked Pictures of My Life, the affable Johansson marches through swathes of familiar territory, from differences between the sexes to the bodily transformations of age, and he tackles it all with a solid, dependable laughter-fest. Although occasionally teetering into cliché, he consistently swings it back with an assured one-liner. In such capable hands, even the potentially hack becomes hilarious.

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Pete Johansson: Naked Pictures of My Life

  • 4 stars

Canadian and American headliner Pete Johansson discusses what he feels, when he feels it in his debut Edinburgh performance, ‘Naked Pictures of My Life’. Laid-back and observational, Pete’s ironic delivery has earned him deals with Warner Brothers, HBO and Castle Rock and landed him appearances on NBC’s prominent late…

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