Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan fed up in new Audible album

Lewis Black has had enough of America. Donald Trump is still president. An alleged sexual harasser was just named to the Supreme Court. Republicans are still trying to take away Social Security and affordable health care. So Black and his longtime partner Kathleen Madigan decided to leave the U.S. and spend some time with our friendly neighbors to the north. The result is the duo’s latest comedy album, Lewis and

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Episode #228: Darrell Hammond

Darrell Hammond started carving out a career for himself with voiceover work in Orlando after graduating from the University of Florida in the late 1970s. More than a decade later, a chance Clinton impersonation during a performance at Carolines scored him his fateful third-times-the-charm audition for Saturday Night Live in 1995. And more than two decades after […]

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Summer reads for your ears, from Audible

Audible, Amazon’s audio arm, has ramped up its original comedy programming to go along with an already-robust array of audiobooks narrated by comedians this summer. To wit: In mid-July, Audible released both a podcast series from Bob Newhart as well as an exclusive audiobook-only memoir from David Spade. Since then, we’ve seen… A memoir and […]

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David Spade skips straight to the audiobook for new Audible memoir

No reading required for David Spade’s new memoir, A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World. Spade skipped the whole book part, instead going straight to audiobook for a special six-hour, 12-minute Audible-exclusive performance. A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World premiered today at www.audible.com/davidspade. “It was a fun experience trying to make my stories come to life,” […]

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“Hi Bob!” Bob Newhart releases new podcast exclusively on Audible

Bob Newhart won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1961 for his stand-up comedy, which featured Newhart’s hilarious one-sided phone conversations. Now, 57 years later, Newhart has a new audio series of conversations, this time with his famous funny friends. HI BOB! has launched exclusively on Audible at Audible.com/HiBob. Listeners will hear one-on-one conversations with Sarah Silverman, Will […]

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Dr. Katz is back with “The Audio Files” exclusively on Audible

Fans of Dr. Katz rejoice! The good doctor, comedian Jonathan Katz, is back in session. This time, exclusively on Audible with the debut of Dr. Katz: The Audio Files. The first three episodes are available for free to lure you into the Audible fold, featuring sessions with Andy Kindler, Sarah Silverman, and Ray Romano. Hear […]

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Comedians are back on the couch in new series “Dr. Katz: The Audio Files”

Next month, therapist to the stars Dr. Katz is back in business after an 18-year hiatus. On June 8, new… MORE

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Lewis Black: ‘The Rant is Due’ on Audible capitalizes on crankiness

Lewis Black got America’s 70-year-old, 5’1”, perennial TV journalist Connie Chung to say “fuck”—a lot. Actually, one of the comedian’s fans repeatedly put the angry, four-letter word—amongst others—in her mouth. “I was never allowed to say that…my apologies to Edward R. Murrow,” she says after the first cheered utterance. This was the big closer at a New York recording of his new audio show Lewis Black: The Rant is Due where the Grammy Award-winning comedian performs diatribes submitted by his fans. Other guest readers on a recent night at Five Angels Theater, part of the 52nd Street Project, were Nurse Jackie’s Edie Falco and True Detective’s Michael Potts.

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Lewis Black: ‘The Rant is Due’ on Audible capitalizes on crankiness

Lewis Black got America’s 70-year-old, 5’1”, perennial TV journalist Connie Chung to say “fuck”—a lot. Actually, one of the comedian’s fans repeatedly put the angry, four-letter word—amongst others—in her mouth. “I was never allowed to say that…my apologies to Edward R. Murrow,” she says after the first cheered utterance. This was the big closer at a New York recording of his new audio show Lewis Black: The Rant is Due

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Lewis Black: ‘The Rant is Due’ on Audible capitalizes on crankiness

Lewis Black got America’s 70-year-old, 5’1”, perennial TV journalist Connie Chung to say “fuck”—a lot. Actually, one of the comedian’s fans repeatedly put the angry, four-letter word—amongst others—in her mouth. “I was never allowed to say that…my apologies to Edward R. Murrow,” she says after the first cheered utterance. This was the big closer at a New York recording of his new audio show Lewis Black: The Rant is Due where the Grammy Award-winning comedian performs diatribes submitted by his fans. Other guest readers on a recent night at Five Angels Theater, part of the 52nd Street Project, were Nurse Jackie’s Edie Falco and True Detective’s Michael Potts.

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