Myq Kaplan’s talk with Thrillist about things non-vegans say to him
If you don’t know, Myq Kaplan is a hilarious vegan and thanks to Thrillist, we can get a taste of both. We all know “that person,” of course “that person” is different in every group of friends but every group of friends has “that person.” Typically it&rsquo... [Read More]
‘Axes and Brains,’ or some Myq Kaplan animated stand-up for you all
Myq Kaplan has a way with words. His latest stand-up album, Meat Robot is a great reference to hear Kaplan almost get tongue twisted with his words and phrases. This clip, “Axes and Brains” from the stand-up album was animated by Robert Potter and is now available for you to watch &rsquo... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan on Late Show with David Letterman
You know how they say jazz is all about the musical notes that you don't hear? You don't know that? Well, now you do. That's how and why I laughed so much at Myq Kaplan's performance on Friday night's Late Show with David Letterman. Kaplan has done Letterman, before, and this time around, he masterf... [Read More]
You Can’t Take a Joke (But You Did)
Hello, internet people, including whoever put a joke about vegans that I wrote on a butcher shop window. I wrote a joke a few years ago and performed it on ‘Conan’ in 2012. You can see it at around the 4:00 mark in this clip:   A while ago, someone took a photo from that set and put... [Read More]
11 Uniquely Brilliant Standup Specials of 2013
by Elise Czajkowski As with most years, 2013 saw an overwhelming amount of excellent standup, far too much to ever catalogue. But the greatest specials of the year were unique and inventive; many played with the very idea of a special itself, while others featured profoundly personal stories spun in... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Has The Best Stand Up In Late Night
“Conan” has the best stand up comedians in late night. The words, “Tonight (insert name) is making his/her late night television debut, please welcome…” are a comedians dream, and Conan [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan: The Process of Hilarity
The process of building up a stand up act can seem quite easy. A comic writes down some jokes, heads out to the comedy clubs, performs them, everyone laughs, and “Presto!” comedy is made. Before he or she knows it, the comic appears on late night talks shows, puts out an album, has an HB... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan shows off his grammatically correct side with ‘Meat Robot’
It took me a while to get into Myq Kaplan’s latest offering, the nerd-heavy Meat Robot. Not because I’m outside his demographic, which he outlines on the first few minutes of the album, or because I’m averse to math, but because at first his approach can seem predictable and reachi... [Read More]
This Is What You Need To Know About Comedy In June
There was so much happening with Kim and Kanye that we almost forgot that Egypt was in such an upheaval that would lead to their president stepping down. With that [...]Author informationJake KroegerContributing Comedian at Serial OptimistDirector of The Comedy Bureau, comedy journalist, and stand-u... [Read More]
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Myq Kaplan: Meat Robot (album review)
It is not that Meat Robot,Myq Kaplan's 2013 Comedy Central Records mp3 album is not good, it is, but that is all it is. The material is not generally as refined or smart as what was on Vegan Mind Meld which made our 2010 top ten comedy list. An ...... [Read More]