“Trainwreck” star is the latest in a long line of alleged punchline-pilferers, from Milton Berle to Bill Cosby
Milton Berle was dubbed the Thief of Bad Gags for his alleged penchant for joke-stealing.
was also accused of lifting other comedians' material during his early comedy club days.
Carlos Mencia was famously called out as a joke thief by Joe Rogan.
has been accused of lifting heavily from comedian Bill Hicks.
Elderly comedian Chuck Esterly gained Internet notoriety late last year thanks to a viral video of his act, but Slate has claimed
that his jokes are nearly as old as he is.