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Doug Stanhope will play Icelandic prison, encourages fans to get arrested

Doug Stanhope will play Icelandic prison, encourages fans to get arrested

By | August 3, 2011 at 12:09 pm | No comments

Doug Stanhope is no stranger to performing at non-traditional venues. He was one of the first touring comedians to start hitting rock clubs on a regular basis in an effort to avoid the politics of proper comedy clubs. His newest album Oslo -- Burning the Bridge to Nowhere was...

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Interview with Doug Stanhope: ‘If I could, I’d quit comedy’

By | May 12, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments

The scene opens: There’s a man impaled… “on a spinning dildo. He’s in a straight jacket, hanging upside down. The only way he can keep the dildo lubricated is to drink Castor oil out of a large rat feeder, so he shits himself greasy to keep that dildo lubricated. Because...

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New Doug Stanhope album cover, tracklist revealed

By | April 5, 2011 at 10:22 pm | No comments

Early last month, we reported about Doug Stanhope signing to metal music label Roadrunner Records and about how he recorded his first CD/DVD release for the label in a former Nazi hangout in Norway. Today I got the advance copy of the album. I haven't listened to it yet. But...

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Doug Stanhope recorded new album and DVD at former Nazi hangout in Norway

By | March 8, 2011 at 9:28 pm | One comment

Generally, when we think of settings for comedy shows, a few kinds of venues come to mind: a small club, a bar, a theater, something like that. Doug Stanhope’s new live CD/DVD package, however, takes us to a unique space: an abandoned sewing machine factory turned German...

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