Chris D’Elia Grows Up
Man on Fire, Chris D’Elia’s third standup special, dropped today on Netflix. Filmed at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, the special captures the 37 year old comedian at a bit of an existential crossroads: “I’m at the point where in five years I’m going to be in my 40s&he... [Read More]
Talking Standup and ‘Hood Adjacent’ with James Davis
Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level on Comedy Central. Following that, his new Comedy Central series Hood Adjacent premieres next Wednesday at 9:00/8:00c. Hood Adjacent is Davis’ move to bridge the gap between urban and mainstream comedy by exploring topics through his point of view, a point o... [Read More]
Spend your 4th of July with new Netflix series “The Standups,” featuring half hours from Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder, Nikki Glaser and more
This 4th of July, Netflix is debuting their new series The Standups, a compilation of completely new half hours from Nate… MORE Spend your 4th of July with new Netflix series “The Standups,” featuring half hours from Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder, Nikki Glaser and more appear... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope on Festivals, “Industry Tools,” and Other Things He Hates
Doug Stanhope has been called all sorts of things like depraved, rude, hostile, and raunchy. All of those are fitting descriptions, but one trait stands out above all others: honesty. His candor extends from the stage to his everyday interactions. Take this interview, for instance. The goal was to p... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Standups’ Featuring Nikki Glaser, Beth Stelling, Deon Cole, and More
Netflix has been on a roll this year when it comes to hourlong standup specials, so it makes sense that the streaming network wanted to take things one step further by adding some half-hour specials in the form of a new series similar to last year’s The Characters. Today Netflix released the t... [Read More]
The Many Faces of Rory Scovel
Rory Scovel’s newest hour, entitled Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time, dropped today on Netflix. If you haven’t watched it yet, please bookmark this article and come back after you’ve seen it because this is the kind of special that is best viewed with little to no adva... [Read More]
Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher Are Going on an ‘Endless Honeymoon Tour’
Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher are following up last year’s Honeymoon Tour this summer with a new round of tour dates together called The Endless Honeymoon Tour. The tour makes stops in New Orleans, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, and more from late July through early August. Check out the traile... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger Came After Other Female Comics, and It Did Not Go Well
As the host of a new late night show on Freeform, Iliza Shlesinger has been having a very successful 2017 so far, but this week the standup has come under fire for some comments she made about women in comedy. It all started with an interview with Shlesinger Deadline posted on Monday, in which she&r... [Read More]
Spank Horton Is Ready for ‘The Next Level’
“In the world of standup comedy the half hour special creates opportunities that a comic has long dreamed about. It’s the gateway to the next level.” That’s how Kevin Hart introduces his new seven-episode Comedy Central series The Next Level, which features seven up-and-comin... [Read More]
Judd Apatow Will Make His Standup Special Debut on Netflix Later This Year
Netflix has added another standup special to its upcoming slate, and it’s a big one. Earlier this week, Judd Apatow revealed that he has a standup special in the works at the streaming network, which he will tape at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal on July 28th and 29th. The special do... [Read More]