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Andy Haynes Is Releasing His Debut Standup Album on May 27th

2014 is looking to be a big year for comedy albums. LA-based standup Andy Haynes (Fallon, Comedy Central's The Half Hour) announced that his debut album is being released next week. Called Greatest Hits, it features a beautiful black and white photo of Haynes exhaling a bunch of smoke, photographed by Modern Comedian director Scott Moran. Greatest Hits is one of several debut  standup albums coming out this summer, including releases from Dan St. Germain and Max Silvestri.

(via The Comedy Bureau)

How a Comedian Prepares for His 'Conan' Set

Watch the set below. I think the preparing worked. He picked the right shirt. His eyebrows look tidy but not overly manicured, like a well-kept bonsai tree. The video is part of Scott Moran terrific "Modern Comedian" documentary series about eyebrows stand-up.

Talking to Andy Haynes About 'The Half Hour', Hecklers, And Hitting the Road

For the past 15 years, Comedy Central’s half hour specials have showcased the future stars of standup. Looking back, the early years of Comedy Central Presents included memorable sets from the likes of Mitch Hedberg, Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, Dane Cook and dozens more. Re-branded The Half Hour in 2012, the series continues to feature the best up-and-coming comics in the country.

For many comedians, it’s that history that makes doing a half hour special so significant. While a half hour may once have been a comic’s first major exposure, comedians now have many ways to build an audience. Almost everyone who taped a special this year does non-standup comedy [...]

You Had To Be There #77: Andy Haynes

This week, Nikki explains the virtual babies in her life and Sara gushes about her new writing job with a familiar award show. The ladies welcome back comic Andy Haynes (Conan, Modern Comedian) to tackle the napping and nerves brought on by Sara's stress, Nikki's gig-on-a-boat, and Andy's most recent TV set. Andy recounts a hilarious childhood peeing mishap, which leads to a discussion on the intricate etiquette of easing bodily functions into a relationship. Finally, this loopy episode ends with Talking Pee, YHTBT's new life-affirming semi-regular segment to keep you in a positive mood until next week's installment.

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