Jon Stewart's production company called Busboy Productions made Important Things with Demetri Martin
possible. This show is a variety TV sketch with the young comedian Demetri Martin
as its main star. Every episode talks about an important theme according to Demetri's ideas of Important Things. Themes like coolness, time and power have been covered over the show. Connecting a sketch to The Other
, Demetri Martin
also performs stand-up and other short vignettes.
Important things with Demetri Martin
is split in a few segments. The jokes are a familiar and humorous way found by the producers to have the show started and presented so the spectators may get situated in the present theme. The sketches are acted by Martin and other actors that participate in the show as guests. They show funny situations related to the themes. The animations are thirty seconds simple cartoons usually sketched by Demetri himself that highlight the important things about the situations discussed in the show. And the live music performed and written by Demetri Martin
uses the theme as the groundwork for the lyrics. He usually plays the piano or the guitar.
Important Things with Demetri Martin
is an interesting and clever new approach to comedy and is sure to go on as an immense success for a long time to come.