That’s the stuff I think is funny. Other people think this is funny?” After dropping out of college he decided to finally try stand-up. “People always ask me, ‘What was your back-up plan?’ I never had one.” He knew he was headed down a tough road, but he soldiered on, eventually establishing his comedy voice. He’s found a sizeable following by really exploring comedy theory. “Seeing the obvious funny joke,” he says, “but going three steps past that, so people say, ‘Hey, where did that come from?’ ” Sometimes that loses folks. “A lot of people take me seriously or get offended. Don’t you understand, I’m joking?” $8-$14; $4 Thursday with college or military ID. Through Sunday, Feb. 7. Go Bananas, Montgomery. 513-984-9288, gobananascomedy.com.