Louis C.K. doesn't need to start worrying just yet. A new video of RoboThespian trying stand-up comedy suggests the humanoid bot's not quite ready for the Comedy Cellar.
"Hello, weak-skinned pathetic perishable humans; sorry, I mean ladies and gentlemen," the robot begins in a robotic male voice. (A few paltry laughs.)
"I never really know how to start, which is probably because I run off Windows 8."
"I once dated a MacBook. It didn't work because she was all 'i' this, and 'i' that."
"You know what really pushes my buttons? That guy that's in control of me."
OK, those went over a bit better at a performance at London's Barbican Centre last week.
Still, RoboThespian -- who can be controlled live or act out programmed skits from "Star Wars," Shakespeare, or just about anything else -- probably won't be gunning for a show on Comedy Central anytime soon. … Read more