Bill Hicks reissued on Comedy Dynhamics
Stand-up fans who have yet to discover the genius of Bill Hicks, labeled by me as the Tupac of comedy for his ability to release recordings after his death, will be please to hear the entire Hicks audio and video catalogue is being reissued by Comedy Dynamics. A DVD box ... [Read More]
Amy Schumer's Body, Our Selves
by Meredith Haggerty It would be really hyperbolic to compare Amy Schumer to Jesus, but Amy Schumer is basically exactly like Jesus. Last night, for far from the first time, Amy Schumer sacrificed her body for all of us. Kind of. If you’re a woman. Stay with me. Amy Schumer was barely in last ... [Read More]
How 'The Nightly Show' Found Its Voice in Its Baltimore Coverage
by Chris Kopcow I’ve been keeping up with The Nightly Show since its premiere, a handful of episodes here and there excepted, and it’s going as well as anyone could reasonably expect from a new nightly talk show. At first, like all series that fall under The Daily Show’s umbrella, ... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: Pulling Punches with Scarlett Johansson
by Erik Voss SNL may have lost the revolutionary spirit fans claim it embraced in the 1970s, but this season has proven the show can still pack a punch of satire when it wants to. From a father tearfully handing off his teenage daughter to ISIS, to a Fault in our Stars parody that infected... [Read More]
Full Time Magic
Nate Bargatze is awesome.  Seriously awesome.  And he has a new album out called “Full Time Magic,” released by Comedy Central Records.  Are you still reading this?  Just go buy it.  You won’t regret it.For those of you still here, let me get one “war... [Read More]
When You Gonna Be A Dentist?
There is not a single weak moment on Alex Wood's When You Gonna Be A Dentist? the comic's self-release MP3 album. The young comic, he is in his late twenties, really knows what he is doing on stage and leaves you wanting more, soon. Biographical material is only as interesting ... [Read More]
Inside Amy Schumer Seasons 1 and 2
There is no way you can't enyoy Inside Amy Schumer Seasons 1 and 2. This Comedy Central show features many different segments, a definite taste for the raunchy, a great and very talented star, and some excellent and original writing. I am not a big fan of skit comedy but ... [Read More]
With such renowned thespians as Ron Jeremy (Terms of Endowment, 21 Hump Street) and Dustin Diamond (the original Chia head model and Screech in Saved by the Bell) and leads that do not have their picture on IMDB, you know Tetherball has to be something just too weird not to ... [Read More]
Thirty One
A comic in his early thirties is at a crossroads: Too old for the college crowd and that kind of material, too young for the kind of material that will interest the married crowd. This is something Michael Malone cleverly faces head on in Thirty One, a solid show that ... [Read More]
I m Not Who You Think You Are
My first question looking at David's Zasloff music comedy CD was “How can you do comedy if you play trumpet?”  Zasloff doesn't play trumpet here but he does pretty good comedy. I'm Not Who You Think You Are is the oddest and most varied musical comedy album I have heard ... [Read More]