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Fervent, Uncouth, Callous, & Kinky

I Helped fund Steve Sabo Fervent, Uncouth, Callous, & Kinky on Kickstarter and all I got was a lousy t-shirt (that I can't wear to work), a credit in the liner, and a damn good CD, all that for 50 dollars. If, like myself, you enjoy comics with adult audience material, you are going to really like Sabo.Sabo is a biographical and observational comic. Informational bits include the difference between the shots girls and guys buy, how to pre-select a ... More

I Liked His Old Stuff Better

On January 27, 2015, Comedy Central Records will release Kyle Kinane’s third stand-up comedy MP3 album, “I Liked His Old Stuff Better.”  As of the writing of this review, it does not appear that Comedy Central is releasing this album in physical CD format.The first thing I noticed about this album is the track listing.  Rather than giving each track a name that correlates to the bit, the track listing mirrors the 1988 release of NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton” album.  ... More

Welcome to Elbow and Concierge

One thing both Concierge (2013) and Welcome to Elbow (2014) clearly show is that Flip Schultz is very good at riffing with the crowd. These segments are the highlight of both comedy MP3 albums.  The rest of the material is also very strong but it is the interactions with the audience and how far Schultz pushes the encounter that make both albums memorable.Schultz is a biographical and observational comic who tells stories about his relationship and comments on shows like ... More

No Man s Land

Glenn Wool No Man's Land has been on heavy rotation on my Ipod for the last five or six weeks and I still find it brilliant. True, I do have an affinity for comics with a bite and a dark side but there is much more to Wool than that.  He is also very smart and original and definitely knows how to build and build up a set. This comedy album is, to sort of quote the comic “stronger than ... More

Steve Patterson

The title of Steve Patterson's first comedy album This Is Not Debatable is a reference to his being host of the hit CBC radio show The Debaters where two comics confront each other on a silly issue. Whether or not you will enjoy this album is something I debated for about two weeks. Overall this is a solid album but …. The CD or MP3 is available through Patterson's website or the Comedy Records website.Patterson has great biographical material like ... More

THe Kroll Show Seasons 1 and 2

Kroll Show is a Comedy Central sketch comedy show. Many such shows are more hit than miss but the majority of the sketches here are funny. This is because Nick Kroll is very good actor and comic and he has a solid supporting cast and writers. It helps that few of the sketches here overstay their welcome. This is a 3 DVD 19 episode set.The first episode of season one and the second and fifth of season two feature Wheels, ... More

Stand-Up Revolution Season 3

Gabriel Iglesias aka Fluffy is back with a third season of Stand Up Revolution. On each of the 6 episodes the comic introduces two up and coming comics to the audience. Each show closes with a Hey, It's Fluffy cartoon. It makes for a fun viewing experience even if the comics are quite uneven. I do find it a little odd that the 6-minute cartoons are slightly longer than a comic's set.Season 3 features Kabir Singh, Lance Patrick, Mark Viera, ... More

Atheist Christmas

Keith Lowell Jensen delivers an excellent comedy CD and DVD set with Atheist Christmas. The audience friendly comic has some very funny and original biographical bits that bear repeated listenings. For example, I'd heard the story about his daughter on a 420 release and it is still a personal fave on this album. Amazon lists some of these tracks as explicit but they are very mildly so. MP3 at AmazonAs the title suggests, Jensen is an atheist but this atheist ... More

Don t Shake A Baby

There have been a hell of a lot of comedy MP3 albums released recently. Don't Shake A Baby by Spencer James stands out from the rest. James is a young biographical comic who has a odd take on familiar topics like dating and girlfriends, sex, and things he did when he was younger. This is a very good album if you are someone in your twenties or early thirties and a good album if you are older.Spencer also has a ... More

Bangs!

Bangs is an enjoyable stand-up comedy album by Ophira Eisenberg, a Canadian now living in New York City. She does self-deprecating biographical material in very short bits and her instant likeability  makes her stories easy to connect with.  Eisenberg is also known as the host of NPR's trivia and musoc show Ask Me Another.The first third of the album is very NYC centric. The bits are funny though there are a couple of very local references most will not get ... More

Drunk History Seasons 1 and 2

Drunk History will be back for a third season in 2015. That is good news for fans of this Comedy Central show where inebriated semi-celebrities tell their version of an American Historical moment while sometimes A-list actors act out and lip synch the story. There is nothing else like this show on TV, cable or otherwise. This DVD comedy set features the 8 season one episodes and the 10 season two shows on two discs.Most episodes center on events that ... More

MInd of the Quiet Dude

Although very enjoyable, Mind of the Quiet Dude would be best enjoyed as a video. The two biggest and longest laughs in comic Jay Phillips' performance come from jokes that obviously have some physical or visual support. Since that is not possible, the MP3 album version has to do.Phillips is a biographical comic. He opens with mainstream stuff about pot and hotel cable. The bit on cops is better. It is followed by a few routines about being a parent ... More