Comedy and Comic Books with Andrés du Bouchet
by Jimmy Callaway If you listen closely to the lead track of Andrés du Bouchet’s new album, 20-Sided Guy, you’ll likely pick out my obnoxious cackle. I was lucky enough to be present at the RIOT LA comedy fest this past January where du Bouchet recorded the track “To Victory... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk on Being an Amateur Standup and the Inevitable Decline of Improv
by Bradford Evans Bob Odenkirk may be busier than ever, starring in the upcoming Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul, but that doesn't mean he's put comedy on the back burner. If anything, he's amped up his comedic output as of late. Odenkirk released his first book A Load of Hooey&... [Read More]
 
Nore Davis to release debut stand-up album, “Home Game” on November 28th
Nore Davis is a fantastic NYC comedian. Haven’t heard of him yet? You will. A few weeks back, Davis taped his new stand-up special and it’s coming out next week, right as the biggest shopping day of the holiday season commences. On November 28th, Rooftop Comedy Productions will release D... [Read More]
 
Jerry Seinfeld, rapper Wale pretty much best friends (Videos)
The annual Complex magazine list of the 50 Best Albums of the Year is a contentious race, fraught with both triumph and controversy. Inevitably, there are those left out who will feel snubbed by the magazine’s choices. Most artists take it, move on and try harder next time. Some, like D.C. rap... [Read More]
 
Dave Ross is recording a 7-inch on Nov. 19th in Denver
LA comedian and storyteller Dave Ross will be recording a 7-inch vinyl this week. Ross’ most current tour (which included stops at comedy festivals Hell Yes Fest and The Fest in New Orleans and Gainesville) will conclude in a recording for A Special Thing Records in Denver, CO on Wednesday, No... [Read More]
 
Brooks Wheelan is recording an album Nov. 22 in Madison, WI
Comedian Brooks Wheelan will be recording comedy album next week in Madison, Wisconsin. Wheelan announced on Twitter yesterday he will be recording his first album on November 22nd at the ever popular Comedy Club on State, where he will be headlining a weekend of shows. It’s been a big year fo... [Read More]
 
Big Jay Oakerson to release new comedy album on November 17
“What’s your f@!?#ng deal?!” It’s a question Big Jay Oakerson asks a lot of his crowds these days, attempting to learn more about them and bring them into a comedy conversation. If you haven’t gotten the chance to catch comedian Big Jay Oakerson live lately, you are mis... [Read More]
 
'McSweeney's' Highlights Sarah Silverman's Latest Album 'We Are Miracles'
by Megh Wright "But unlike [Jack] Benny, Sarah is too often mistakenly taken at face value. Maybe because she goes to such frank and provocative places or maybe because she's an attractive woman, Sarah doesn't nearly get the credit she deserves and more than occasionally finds herself a lightning ro... [Read More]
 
Cristela Alonzo’s debut album ‘Some of the Hits’ to be released on November 4th
Comedy Central Records is rolling out two big releases next week. In addition to Nick Vatterott’s album, Cristela Alonzo is drop her debut album Some of the Hits on Tuesday, November 4th. Alonzo is having herself one hell of a year. The comedian was named one of Variety’s “10 Comic... [Read More]
 
Nick Vatterott’s debut album ‘For Amusement Only’ to be released November 4th
One of the most dynamic performers today will be releasing his debut album next week. New York comedian Nick Vatterott’s first ablum For Amusement Only hits digital and wooden (maybe metal? I don’t know) shelves on November 4th via Comedy Central Records. For his first album, Vatterott r... [Read More]