October 2017 Standup Roundup: Patton Oswalt, Christina P, Judah Friedlander, and More
Netflix is a joke — at least that’s what they want you to think. From their cryptic billboards to their comedy-only Instagram account, Netflix has been engaged in an aggressive push to become the go-to place for comedy. Last month it kind of paid off, as Netflix was the only streaming se... [Read More]
August 2017 Standup Roundup: Tiffany Haddish, Maz Jobrani, and More
August was a politically charged, incredibly diverse month for standup specials. By the numbers we had: a special about immigration from an immigrant, a special about border politics from a Latino, a special about finally making it from a formerly homeless woman of color, a special about “the ... [Read More]
July 2017 Standup Roundup: Erik Griffin, Ari Shaffir, and Joe Mande
It’s actually nice that only three specials came out last month. We needed some room to breathe, take a break from our screens, get outside, and enjoy summer. Or just stay in our air conditioned apartments and binge on Ozark. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped in Jul... [Read More]
June 2017’s Best Standup Specials: Rory Scovel, T.J. Miller, and More
With only four comedy specials released last month it would be easy to say that we’re in a bit of a summer drought compared to previous months. But instead of complaining about the metaphorical weather, let’s just spend some time reviewing what fell from the skies in June. In case you mi... [Read More]
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]
April 2017’s Best Standup Specials: The Lucas Brothers, Brent Weinbach, and More
After a jam-packed March, April eased up a bit in terms of standup special quantity, but delivered some serious quality offerings. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Louis C.K. – 2017 (Netflix) 2017 is Louis’ seventh special and the first in which h... [Read More]
March 2017’s Best Standup Specials: Kurt Braunohler, Sasheer Zamata, and More
March was a big month for standup specials, specials that ran the gamut from “everybody’s talking about it” to “why isn’t everyone talking about it?” In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month: Kurt Braunohler – Trust Me (Comedy... [Read More]