Reviews

Comedian Paul Morrissey’s new album is challenging for at-home listeners (Review + audio)

Comedian Paul Morrissey’s new album is challenging for at-home listeners (Review + audio)

By | October 31, 2012 at 2:01 pm | One comment

Sometimes a crowd just isn’t on your side. Sometimes, timing isn’t on your side. And sometimes, the powers combine, and the time you’ve chosen to record your comedy album happens to be a time when the crowd doesn’t want to listen to or laugh at your jokes. This seems to...

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World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

By | October 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments

If you consider yourself a comedy nerd in any capacity, next time you visit New York City, you'll need to drop by the legendary Comic Strip Live, which sits proudly on Manhattan's Upper East Side. It's where a seemingly countless number of iconic comedians got their start: Chris...

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Tom Segura takes hilarious aim at everyone on ‘White Girls with Cornrows’ (Review + audio)

Tom Segura takes hilarious aim at everyone on ‘White Girls with Cornrows’ (Review + audio)

By | October 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Throughout his sophomore release, comedian Tom Segura offers a hilariously cynical view of modern society, poignant ruminations about the people around us and, perhaps most importantly, some words of wisdom, a portion of which center around the title of the album, White Girls...

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Nate Bargatze’s debut album ‘Yelled At By A Clown’ is a no frills blueprint for great comedy (Review + audio)

Nate Bargatze’s debut album ‘Yelled At By A Clown’ is a no frills blueprint for great comedy (Review + audio)

By | October 4, 2012 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Nate Bargatze, the Tennessee-bred, New York City-based comic has, for the last few years, gained the respect of his peers, criss-crossed the country headlining at our better comedy clubs and has entered mainstream comedy conscience with a trio of appearances on Conan and his own...

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Valley Meadows drops solid rhymes, super jokes on debut album (Review + audio)

Valley Meadows drops solid rhymes, super jokes on debut album (Review + audio)

By | September 19, 2012 at 11:11 pm | No comments

They may not have the resources to get Nicki Minaj or Snoop Dogg to drop by on their record, but Minnesota-based hip-hop duo Valley Meadows is proving that you don’t need bling and flash to create delightfully entertaining (and funny) rap music. Gary Schishynszenski (Chris...

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Tyler Boeh will be your Carpool Companion, will also make you laugh (Review + audio)

Tyler Boeh will be your Carpool Companion, will also make you laugh (Review + audio)

By | September 10, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments

Every now and then, a comedy album comes along that is so entertaining, so enthralling, that it pulls you in like an old-timey radio program; nothing else exists. Your focus is entirely on every word the comedian says. Enter comedian Tyler Boeh – a native of Portland, OR who...

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Comedy Night for Xbox 360 is more realistic — for better or worse — than you’d expect (Review)

Comedy Night for Xbox 360 is more realistic — for better or worse — than you’d expect (Review)

By | September 6, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 4 comments

As a comic, I have a recurring dream of getting on stage, performing new material, getting no response, and then realizing I just performed all my jokes in my underwear. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be happy to know that your dreams can now come true, for about a...

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Myq Kaplan, Micah Sherman offer brainy musical comedy on ‘Please Be Seated’ (Review + audio)

Myq Kaplan, Micah Sherman offer brainy musical comedy on ‘Please Be Seated’ (Review + audio)

By | September 6, 2012 at 1:38 pm | One comment

Musical comedy is a well-worn path yet it’s one in which few have conquered— Garfunkel and Oates, Stephen Lynch and Bo Burnham (to name just three) are brave artists who have turned the historically schlocky sub-genre into something intelligent and consistently funny. Not...

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Chris Maddock: Point of Entry (Review)

Chris Maddock: Point of Entry (Review)

By | August 23, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments

If you aren’t familiar with the comedy of Chris Maddock, you may want to get to know him a little better as he’s quickly making a name for himself on the national comedy circuit. The Minneapolis-based comedian recently released his debut comedy CD Point of Entry via Stand...

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