From the archives… Doug Stanhope: I’m Happy as Shit

photo by Chris Saunders This interview was originally posted on Punchline Magazine on Nov. 30, 2009 Doug Stanhope’s newly released album From Across the Street is exactly what you’d expect– that is, if you’re a sick and twisted human being. How many comics today could get away with comparing themselves to the 9/11 hijackers? How […]

The 10 best comedy albums of 2009

This past year was an incredibly strong time for stand-up comedy albums. It wasn’t easy for us to whittle down the list to just 10, but then what’s the fun in including everyone in a list? Like our list last year, the below selections have nothing to do with how popular each comedian is or […]

Doug Stanhope: “I’m Happy as Shit.”

photo by Chris Saunders Doug Stanhope’s newly released album From Across the Street is exactly what you’d expect– that is, if you’re a sick and twisted human being. How many comics today could get away with comparing themselves to the 9/11 hijackers? How many could ask an audience if love would still exist without monogamy, […]

Doug Stanhope to join BBC news show

Sick of the bloated yes-man quality of 21st century news reporting? Leave it to England to stir the pot. Starting in January, irreverent comedy extraordinaire Doug Stanhope will join BBC 4’s Newswipe. The show, hosted by journalist and comedian Charlie Brooker, will allow Stanhope to report and air his grievances on “stories that are driving […]