May 2017’s Best Standup Specials: Hasan Minhaj, Maria Bamford, Chris Gethard, and More
We’re in the middle of a comedy special deluge, and May brought nine new hours of standup to the spate. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Maria Bamford – Old Baby (Netflix) Continuing her run as the most inventive comedy special creator working tod... [Read More]
Maria Bamford commencement address to University of Minnesota class of 2017
Maria Bamford graduated from the University of Minnesota with a creative writing degree in 1993, and returned 24 years later to deliver a creative and meta commencement address to the class of 2017. In her speech, Bamford described exactly how she ended up getting invited and paid to speak. “W... [Read More]
Maria Bamford Gave Away $5000 During Her Commencement Address at Her Alma Mater
Earlier this month, Maria Bamford told us she was prepping for her commencement speech at the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, and thankfully, earlier this week a video of Bamford’s Sunday night address surfaced online. In the address, Bamford – who has a history of being... [Read More]
Maria Bamford Gave Away $5000 During Her Commencement Address at Her Alma Mater
Earlier this month, Maria Bamford told us she was prepping for her commencement speech at the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, and thankfully, earlier this week a video of Bamford’s Sunday night address surfaced online. In the address, Bamford – who has a history of being... [Read More]
Maria Bamford reveals surprising past as a “Star Trek” touring cast member
Last week, Maria Bamford’s latest special, Old Baby – in which the stand-up performs in a handful of different venues,… MORE Maria Bamford reveals surprising past as a “Star Trek” touring cast member appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Maria Bamford reveals surprising past as a “Star Trek” touring cast member
Last week, Maria Bamford’s latest special, Old Baby – in which the stand-up performs in a handful of different venues,… MORE Maria Bamford reveals surprising past as a “Star Trek” touring cast member appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Review: Maria Bamford, “Old Baby” on Netflix
I called Maria Bamford a superhero and busted some rhymes to explain how efficiently she adapted her newest hour of stand-up material to audiences of varying sizes and locations in her new Netflix special, Old Baby. The special gradually increases her audience from just herself, to her husband and t... [Read More]
Maria Bamford Wants You to Know You’re Doing Great
In her sublime new Netflix standup special, Old Baby, premiering today, Maria Bamford performs a comedy set in increasingly larger venues. What begins as a few jokes in front of a mirror progresses to a living room, onto a bowling alley, and so on, until she goes out with a bang on a big stage. [&he... [Read More]
Maria Bamford Wants You to Know You’re Doing Great
In her sublime new Netflix standup special, Old Baby, premiering today, Maria Bamford performs a comedy set in increasingly larger venues. What begins as a few jokes in front of a mirror progresses to a living room, onto a bowling alley, and so on, until she goes out with a bang on a big stage. [&he... [Read More]