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Friday, October 5th, 2012

UK Comic Simon Amstell Talks About Being Really Lonely in His New Stand-up Special


Critically-acclaimed British stand-up Simon Amstell has a new special, Do Nothing, that's making its US debut this Saturday at 11/10c on BBC America. Amstell, whom we interviewed earlier this year, opens the special with the line, “I’m quite lonely, let’s start with that” and goes from there. Don't let the accent fool you, you xenophobes: he’s all the things we like in an American comedian: neurotic, awkward, pensive, and full of anxiety, so you should give him a chance.

  • http://kphaneuf.tumblr.com/ Kylie

    I only know this guy because I spent a year in England and his Nevermind the Buzzcocks show was about the only thing on TV I could stand. He's really funny, though, and this special is pretty great. Hopefully he does become famous over here as well — he certainly deserves it.