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A Good Catholic Boy

1997's A Good Catholic Boy is my favorite of the five releases or re-releases Richard Jeni's estate has arranged for on the New Wave Dynamics label. The other titles are  Platypus Man (HBO 1992), A Big Steaming Pile of Me (HBO 2005) as well as 1997's Greatest Bits and a new MP3 album titled The Beach Crowd.  Listening to these albums again just reminded me what a loss the comedy world suffered when Jeni died. There is no real reason ... More

I m Married, Let Me Tell You About It

You could not get more truthful a title than I'm Married, Let Me Tell You About It for Ryan Dalton's comedy album.  That is exactly what he does most of the time. It makes for an entertaining performance with a few gems here and there.  Of course, you have to appreciate relationship comedy. MP3 album at AmazonOne of the highlights of this CD is Black Eyes which Dalton misunderstood as Black Guys. I really like language based humor and this ... More

Gallagher Live

Serious comedy fans will be happy to hear Gallagher's first album, Gallagher Live is now available as a CD. For those familiar with this comic, it is the show with the woman who laughs like a seal and with whom the comedian has a lot of fun. The show also proves that this guy is or was much more than just a watermelon smashing prop comic. Unfortunately, Gallagher Live is only available on Itunes.Gallagher is a one liner comic with ... More

Same Sex Symbol

Cameron Esposito’s “Same Sex Symbol” is the third comedy release from independent recording label Kill Rock Stars -- with the first two releases from Kurt Braunohler and the great Hari Kondabolu.  It goes without saying that the number one criterion for any successful comic is being funny.  Esposito is extremely funny, and has the added benefit of also being very likeable.  I always liked her when she was a panelist on Chelsea Lately, and I like her when she’s on ... More

The Stranger

Dan Mintz is set to release his first comedy album -- "The Stranger" -- on Comedy Central Records.The spectrum of stand-up comedy styles swings from "short form" to "long form."  Short form stand-up is typically one-liners, or short bits; long form is extended or longer stories and bits.  Some comics work purely in one style, while others maintain acts that shift from one to the other.Mintz is a comic that works purely in short form stand-up; quick setup, punchline, quick ... More

Uncomfortable

Matt McClowry gives a solid performance on Working Out.  He is not a comic who will surprise you with his premises or observations but the stuff is generally very funny.  If you are looking for a comfortable listening experience with some adult references but clean language, this is a good choice.This comedy MP3 album consists of biographical and observational material. There are a couple of really old jokes here such as Trojan not being a good name for a condom ... More

Believement

Believement is an excellent comedy album, almost.  Matt Fugate is a forty something married father of three whose material focuses on that. This is standard stand-up fare but Fugate's very likeable persona make it interesting and funny. The almost comes from the occasional use of the F-word. Swearing has never bothered me and I consider it a spice some comics add to the mix. Spicy is not what people are looking for at a friendly neighborhood restaurant. Or, I could ... More

Tangled Up In Plaid

I have been a rabid fan of stand-up comedy for several decades and, because I both watch and listen to such a tremendous volume of stand-up comedy, I often find myself thinking that I must be familiar with every single working stand-up comic.  Of course, that’s a ridiculous thought, as it would be technically impossible to be familiar with every person working in any industry.  Despite realizing the absurdity of that thought, it is a recurring one.Time for some honesty ... More

See What I m Saying

If the name Greer Barnes is familiar it is because you were a fan of In Living Color and Chapelle's Show. Those not familiar with him will discover a very intelligent and funny comic with a superb talent for voices and accents. Unfortunately, I think dick jokes are the adult comedy equivalent of airplane jokes and a good third of this comedy MP3 album is dick jokes.See What I'm Saying is otherwise an excellent album. Granted, there are a couple ... More

Mike & Molly Season 4

Season Four of Mike & Molly opens with an interesting change. Molly quits her job to become a writer. This creates a few new storylines for this fun, romantic comedy sitcom, one of few that features a functional, loving couple. Another positive change is fat jokes are fewer and far between. Mike & Molly The Complete Foourth Season features 22 episodes on 3 DVD. Special features are limited to a three minute or so gag reel.Viewers often find it hard ... More

Humors

is a shame Humors is only MP3 because leaving a CD lying around the coffee table would get a few odd looks and laughs. Jake Flores himself gets more than just a few laughs in this set and some of his bits are really superb. If you look this up on Amazon: Track names have nothing to do with the content.Flores opens with a long story about being arrested for cycling through a red light on his bike. The ending ... More

Moments of Greatness

If you like stand-up comedy with a slacker slant, Moments of Greatness will be that. Chris Laker has been laid back about everything since grade 7 when he discovered the keys of life (weed and masturbation) and has not changed much since. Fortunately, he has expanded his field of interest so weed is just one bit on this MP3 album. This is an overall solid release There is a lot to like here. The longer bit about the advantages of ... More