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Kyle Kinane: Death of the Party - Album Review

By February 5, 2010

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Kyle Kinane Death of the Party Cover ArtMy favorite stand-up comedians are the ones who are victims of their own overactive intelligence, and Kyle Kinane is exactly that kind of comedian. He's got the obsessive geekiness of Patton Oswalt mixed with the dark, self-loathing deprecation of Louis C.K., but rather than being just some amalgamation of other comedians, Kinane is a real original. His first stand-up album, Death of the Party, is a brilliant introduction to the comic and one of the best debut records I've ever heard. It's an album for discerning comedy nerds -- the kind you'll return to over and over again, playing for the people in your life to determine once and for all who your real friends are. If they laugh, you know that you understand one another. If they can't see why Kinane is funny, they have no business being your friend. This is that kind of record...(continue reading "Death of the Party Review")

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May 11, 2011 at 1:32 am
(1) JS says:

My only dissapointment is that Kinane only has this album out. It certainly does not have the feel of a debut album, as the material has a good level of maturity.

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