Comedy Central Records just released the vinyl/audio version of Kyle Kinane's standup special I Liked His Old Stuff Better, and it includes an brand-new 20-minute track not included on the televised special. We've got an exclusive stream of it below:
My father is an electrocardio physiologist. I did not follow in his footsteps, and nobody has ever come up to me after a show and said, "You were good, but I really love what your father has done for electrocardio physiology." But what if my father were, say, Richard Pryor? Or Don Rickles? Or Jackie Mason? For the children of legendary comedians, every humorous sentiment offered is considered in the context of their parent's work. To find out what it's like to deal with the substantial burden of entering the same field as a famous parent, I spoke with Rain Pryor, Mindy Rickles, and Sheba Mason, who are joining forces this Saturday in in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania [...]
12 years into his comedy career, Nate Bargatze has found himself at a crossroads. He's been on The Tonight Show, Conan and WTF with Marc Maron. He's performed at Bonnaroo, SXSW and the Montreal Comedy Festival. This Saturday night, his new one-hour special, Full Time Magic, premieres on Comedy Central. But where will he go from here? As Bargatze puts it, “You get into comedy because you don't want anyone telling you what to do and then after you're in it for a while, you're like, 'God, I wish someone would tell me what to do.'”
Bargatze took a break from his busy schedule in L.A. to talk about the [...]
After 2012's Please Be Offended and 2013's American Degenerate, standup Jim Norton returns to television tonight with his third Epix special Contextually Inadequate. Filmed at Boston's Somerville Theatre in January, the special dives deep into recent pop culture scandals and their internet backlash aftermaths, covering everything from the demise of Bill Cosby and Donald Sterling to his own personal experience after the firing of his friend and Opie and Anthony Show cohost Anthony Cumia last July. Ahead of Contextually Adequate's premiere, Norton spoke with us about hosting his own show on Vice, the difference between online criticism and outrage, and what projects he has planned for the year ahead.