Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments | Comedy Briefs, News | Tags: ,

Doug Stanhope will record his newest stand-up comedy special and album tonight in Portland, OR! From a New Wave Entertainment press release:

New Wave Entertainment will record international comedy sensation Doug Stanhope’s new hour-long stand-up special at Portland venue Dante’s on Thursday, April 4th…The special will be recorded in the intimate setting of Portland, Oregon’s legendary club Dante’s. Why Dante’s in Portland? “Dante’s is where it all started for me in terms of booking my own gigs outside of comedy clubs,” says Stanhope.

It will be recorded for broadcast as well as to be released on CD and DVD shortly thereafter. Concerning the title, Stanhope says, “I’m calling it Beer Hall Putsch because I’m sponsored by Google.

For those not up on your Nazi history, Beer Hall Putsch was the phrase used to describe Hitler’s failed attempt to overthrow power in Munich. You’re welcome.

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