Doug Stanhope comedy special ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ will debut Aug. 3 on Showtime

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Showtime has set a premiere date for Doug Stanhope’s hilariously brutal Before Turning The Gun on Himself: – Friday, Aug. 3rd at 10 pm EST. The newest hour from Stanhope was released digitally in March and shot to the #1 spot on the Billboard, iTunes and Amazon comedy charts. The live companion CD/DVD will be out Nov. 6.

And if you want to catch the comedian live, he’s hitting the road along with Carlos Valencia, Junior Stopka (just named as one of the New Faces in Comedy by Just For Laughs in Montreal), Brett Erickson and Geoff Tate for the Big Stink comedy tour. Tour dates are listed below:

Tour Dates With Carlos Valencia and Junior Stopka:
8/7/2012 Lindsay Street Hall Chattanooga, TN
8/8/2012 Relix Variety Theatre Knoxville, TN
8/9/2012 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
8/10/2012 Music Farm Charleston, SC
8/11/2012 Neighborhood Theatre Charlotte, NC
8/12/2012 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC
8/14/2012 The Worm Hole Savannah, GA
8/15/2012 The Underbelly Jacksonville, FL
8/16/2012 Orlando Improv Orlando, FL
8/18/2012 Culture Room Fort Lauderdale, FL
8/19/2012 Tampa Improv Tampa, FL
8/21/2012 Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
8/22/2012 Handle Bar Pensacola, FL
8/23/2012 One Eyed Jacks New Orleans, LA
8/24/2012 Zydeco Birmingham, AL
8/25/2012 Relapse Theatre Atlanta, GA

Tour Dates With are Brett Erickson and Geoff Tate:
9/12/12 Jukebox Comedy Club Peoria, IL
9/13/12 Sinking Ship Indianapolis, IN
9/14/12 Woodlands Tavern Columbus, OH
9/15/12 The Token Lounge Detroit, MI
9/16/12 Cleveland Improv Cleveland, OH
9/20/12 Skyline Comedy Café Appleton, WI
9/26/12 Boonies Bar Sioux Falls, SD
9/30/12 Improv Kansas City Kansas City, MO

Additional Tour Date, More TBD:
11/17/2012 Wilbur Theatre Boston, MA

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