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In which Kyle Kinane remembers when he opened for a racist ventriloquist (Animated video)

In which Kyle Kinane remembers when he opened for a racist ventriloquist (Animated video)

By | August 15, 2012 at 11:35 am | No comments

It's Hump Day, and that means it's time for another episode of Stand Down, the A.V. Club's weekly animation series, wherein comedians tell a story about how horrendous their career's used to be. Today's subject is Kyle Kinane, who tells about the time he was opening for a racist...

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Tig Notaro remembers getting fired from a comedy show, almost dying (Animation)

Tig Notaro remembers getting fired from a comedy show, almost dying (Animation)

By | August 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments

Each week, we’ve been featuring a new episode of Stand Down, the A.V. Club’s new animated series, wherein a comedian tells a story about a terrible time in their career. This week, Tig Notaro tells a chilling story of onstage bombing and near death. It’s not for the faint...

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Jimmy Pardo once had a terrifying encounter with the Navy (Animated video)

Jimmy Pardo once had a terrifying encounter with the Navy (Animated video)

By | August 1, 2012 at 1:09 pm | No comments

In the latest episode of the AV Club's weekly animated series Stand Down, podcast pioneer, super stand-up comedian and Conan O'Brien's warm-up comic, Jimmy Pardo regales us with a story about a performance he once gave at a Naval base. As is the case in all of Stand Down...

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Maria Bamford recounts teary experience at morning zoo radio show (Animation)

Maria Bamford recounts teary experience at morning zoo radio show (Animation)

By | July 18, 2012 at 12:32 pm | One comment

In the second installment of the AV Club's weekly animated series, Stand Down (where comedians tell a story about one of their lowest career points), we find Maria Bamford recounting a terrible experience with a morning zoo-type radio program. You can watch the first...

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