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Max Silvestri's First Standup Album 'King Piglet' Comes Out June 10th

Comedian Max Silvestri announced today that he's releasing his first-ever standup album this summer. Called King Piglet, it's being released by AST Records on June 10th.

Silvestri is host of the long-running Brooklyn-based standup show Big Terrific, a creative consultant on Billy on the Street, and host of an upcoming comedic cooking show on the FYI networkKing Piglet was recorded last summer at LA's Nerdmelt Theater. It's the second release from comedy label AST Records this year, following Karen Kilgariff's Live at the Bootleg.

Talking with Jonah Ray About His New Stand-Up Album, the Nerdist Podcast and His Aversion to Niche Comedy

As co-host of the Nerdist podcast, one of the best and most popular comedy podcasts going, Jonah Ray wields a lot of power in the comedy community, but the show, which he hosts with Chris Hardwick and Matt Mira, is just one of the many projects he currently has his hands in. Ray is also a writer for The Soup, as well as an accomplished standup who hosts the awesome weekly show The Meltdown along with buddy Kumail Nanjiani in the back room of the L.A. comic book store Meltdown Comics.

Jonah Ray’s new album, Hello Mr. Magic Plane Person, Hello, drops today on A Special Thing [...]