Rolling Stone magazine, which over the years has brought us classic lists that have been the subject of much discussion (500 greatest songs, greatest albums, greatest artists and so on) now brings us their list of the top 50 stand-up comedians of all time. Their top ten:

10: Mort Sahl
9: Dave Chappelle
8: Bill Cosby
7: Jerry Seinfeld
6: Joan Rivers
5: Chris Rock
4: Louis CK
3: Lenny Bruce
2: George Carlin
1: Richard Pryor