Think of any comedian working today. There’s probably another comic with a similar style.
Except for Brody Stevens.
It’s difficult to describe exactly what Steven Brody Stevens does on stage, but it’s high energy and part positive reinforcement, part self-affirmation, part antagonism, part hyper self-awareness, part lack of self-awareness, part revealing stream of consciousness. Or something like that.
However you want to describe it, it works. Stevens is very funny and there aren’t many people in show business who are more captivating. Both HBO and Comedy Central recognized this, and after a 20-year career spent largely on the periphery, gave Stevens the starring vehicle he basically commands with Brody Stevens: [...]
Brody Stevens is coming to TV. Comedy Central announced today that they've ordered 12 episodes of Brody Stevens: Enjoy It, a documentary series centered around the titular stand-up comedian, following him in the wake of a public mental breakdown. Brody Stevens: Enjoy It was a six-episode digital series for HBO, but Comedy Central has acquired the rights. Comedy Central will expand those six 15-minute episodes to a half-hour each and produce six new half-hour episodes. Stevens's longtime friend Zach Galifianakis will executive produce the show with Dean Fleischer-Camp (Marcel the Shell) directing. Comedy Central today launched a new digital series called Push and Believe, in which Brody Stevens [...]
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