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Talking to David O'Doherty About Standup, Edinburgh, and More

Irish comedian David O’Doherty is no stranger to our shores. His musical whimsy has been seen recently on Comedy Central’s The Half Hour and John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, and if you’re lucky, you can occasionally catch him doing his solo show at UCB or dropping in at Brooklyn’s Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. Otherwise, he and his tiny keyboard can be found at comedy festivals the world over. For those unfamiliar, there’s no better to place to start than with his own introductory FAQ for the DOD.

Recently, I got the chance to wander around the Flatiron district of Manhattan with David in search of an [...]

John Oliver to Stand Up with Other Comedians for a Third Season

John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is returning for a third season on July 20th at 11:00pm. Headliners will include Hannibal Buress, Marc Maron, David O’Doherty, Michael Ian Black, Dana Gould, and Wyatt Cenac. Also appearing will be Leo Allen, Kurt Braunohler, Michael Che, Dan St. Germain, Emily Heller, Mike Lawrence, Adam Newman, Andy Zaltzman and so on and so on. OK, all of these funny people are going to be on your show, we get it! Stop bragging, John.

New Crop of Comedy Central Half-Hours Premiering this Friday

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Goodbye Comedy Central Presents – hello The Half Hour. Ostensibly, they're the same thing but The Half Hour sounds cooler. The list of specials includes a diverse assortment of dudes and Garfunkel & Oates. Besides G&O, there is: Joe Mande, Neal Brennan (famous for co-creating The Chappelle Show), Na'im Lynn, David O'Doherty, Michael Palascak, Jesse Popp, Theo Von ("famous" for being on Road Rules), Rory Scovel, Maronzio Vance, Nick Vatterott, and Brendon Walsh. The series premieres this Friday, May 11th, at 11:00pm with Rory Scovel, followed by Michael Palascak at [...]