Hampton Yount is recording an album on August 15th in LA
Again, this summer has been full of album recordings. Before the season ends, LA comedian Hampton Yount will be recording a new album at the NerdMelt Showroom. Via ASpecialThing records, the album, entitled Bearable, will be Yount’s second album after his first, Unbearable,which is available f... [Read More]
 
Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special
In an exclusive interview with The Village Voice, comedian Gary Gulman reveals a late night milestone: having performed on every current late-night talk show. With Gulman’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the spring, he has hit all seven late night shows: The Tonight Show, The Lat... [Read More]
 
Robert Kelly’s “Live At The Village Underground” was accepted at The Rhode Island International Film Festival
A few weeks back we had the pleasure of attending the taping of Robert Kelly’s new stand-up special recording live at NYC’s Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground which, as luck would have it, is also the name of the special. Today news broke that that Kelly’s special has been ac... [Read More]
 
Guy Branum to record his debut album July 31st in LA
Stand-up Guy Branum is set to record his first comedy album at the end of the month. On Thursday, July 31st, Branum will record at the Nerdmelt Showroom in Los Angeles for A Special Thing records. In addition to being a popular stand-up, Branum has also worked as a staff writer on Chelsea Lately and... [Read More]
 
NBC, Comic Relief, and Funny Or Die to bring Red Nose Day charity special to the US
Richard Curtis’ Red Nose Day charity special has aired biennially in the United Kingdom for the past 26 years. The telethon has been one of the UK’s highest-rated Friday night shows, and has raised over $1 billion dollars for charity. According to Deadline, Curtis will partner up with NB... [Read More]
 
Kurt Metzger’s “White Precious” premieres tonight, let’s watch some clips
Get psyched for tonight is a big night for stand-up comedy! In addition to the premiere of both Damien Lemon and Rachel Feinstein’s The Half Hour shows but it’s also the premiere of Kurt Metzger’s new stand-up special, White Precious which airs at 11pm on Comedy Central. Kurt is ha... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for Katt Williams’ new stand-up special, “Priceless,” premiering August 16th
HBO just released the trailer for Katt Williams’ new stand-up special, Priceless. The special was taped earlier this summer and is set to premiere in about a month on August 16th. As expected, it appears he has material about his recent altercations with the law, which included one of the best... [Read More]
 
Maria Bamford On How She Develops Her Act
by Jenny Nelson When she’s not touring, playing open mics and festivals, making web series, or recording an album, Maria Bamford finds things to keep her busy—in the past couple years, she’s appeared on Louie, Kroll Show, and Arrested Development, and she does voiceover acting for ... [Read More]
 
Dane Cook reveals he’ll have a new stand-up special this fall on Showtime
Last night Dane Cook revealed something that his fans have been looking forward to for a long time. This Fall, a new Dane Cook stand-up special will premiere on Showtime. “I couldn’t be more excited to let the fans know. It’s going to be on Showtime this fall,” Cook revealed ... [Read More]
 
Nate Fridson and crew urge you to check out his album, “Best Guy So Far,” to be released August 12th
The streets ain’t safe no more. That’s right — or at least they won’t be come August when Nate Fridson’s album drops. Fridson will be releasing his first album, “Best Guy So Far,” on A Special Thing records on August 12th. In this trailer, Fridson and the re... [Read More]