Reviews of Stand-up Specials, Movies, DVDs, Books and Albums
By Patrick Bromley, About.com Guide
- Stand-up Comedy Specials
- Comedy Albums
- Latest Movies Starring Comedians
- Documentaries Featuring Comedians
Stand-up Comedy Specials
Check out reviews of both classic and current stand-up comedy specials on cable and DVD.
- Louis C.K.: Oh My God
- Chris Hardwick: Mandroid
- Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters
- Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff
- George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You
- Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter
- Jo Koy: Lights Out
- Tom Papa: Live in New York City
- Carlos Mencia: New Territory
- Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos
- Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It
- Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts
- Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan
- Back From Hell: A Tribute to Sam Kinison
- Donnell Rawlings: From Ashy to Classy
- Janeane Garofalo: If You Will
- Whitney Cummings - Money Shot
- David Cross - Bigger and Blackerer
- Kathy Griffin - She'll Cut a Bitch
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Read reviews of albums from your favorite comedians or decide whether or not you'll check out a comedian you've never heard before.
- Al Madrigal: 'Why is the Rabbit Crying?'
- Trevor Moore: 'Drunk Texts to Myself'
- Anthony Jeselnik: 'Caligula'
- Demetri Martin: 'Standup Comedian'
- Lewis Black: 'In God We Rust'
- Kyle Cease: 'I Highly Recommend This'
- Doug Benson - 'Smug Life'
- Jimmy Fallon - 'Blow Your Pants Off'
- Hannibal Buress - 'Animal Furnace'
- Lisa Lampanelli - 'Equal Opportunity Offender'
- John Mulaney - 'New in Town'
- Lewis Black - 'The Prophet'
- Patton Oswalt - 'Finest Hour'
- T.J. Miller - 'The Extended Play E.P.'
- Doug Benson - 'Potty Mouth'
- Michael Ian Black - 'Very Famous'
- Kurt Metzger - 'Kurt Metzger Talks to Young People About Sex'
- Christopher Titus - 'Neverlution'
- Tommy Johnagin - 'Stand Up Comedy 2'
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Latest Movies Starring Comedians
As long as movies have been around, comedians have been trying to break in. Some, like Charlie Chaplin, become legendary pioneers of the medium. Others only get the chance to make Chairman of the Board. Read both theatrical and DVD reviews of movies starring comedians.
- The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
- The Campaign
- The Watch
- Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
- That's My Boy
- The Dictator
- The Three Stooges
- Tower Heist Blu-ray Review
- Jack and Jill
- Tower Heist
- Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain
- Bridesmaids Blu-ray Review
- Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star
- 30 Minutes or Less
- The Hangover Part II
- Just Go With It
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Documentaries Featuring Comedians
Read reviews of these documentaries and non-fiction films about comedians and comedy (and sometimes Comedians Of Comedy).
- The Awkward Kings
- The Comedians of Comedy
- 'Inside the Actors Studio' featuring Robin Williams
- Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America
TV on DVD
Check out these reviews of TV shows featuring comedians available on DVD.
- Wainy Days: Season 1-4
- Roseanne: Tricks and Treats
- The Ernie Kovacs Collection
- The Larry Sanders Show: The Complete Series
- Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell
- Saturday Night Live: The Complete Fifth Season
- It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete Series
- Reno 911! Season Six Uncensored
- Reno 911! Season One
- Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Season Six
- A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All
- Chappelle's Show: Season Two
TV Shows Starring Comedians
Read all about TV shows featuring comedians, from stand-up showcases to sitcoms to sketch comedies.
- Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne
- 2012 Comedy Award Nominees
- Saturday Night Live Season 37 Recaps
- Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump
- 2011 Stand-up Showdown Winners
- The Larry Sanders Show
- Saturday Night Live Season 36 Recaps
- Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff
- Last Comic Standing
- The Very Funny Show on TBS
- The Jeff Dunham Show
- It's Garry Shandling's Show
- Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers
- Michael and Michael Have Issues
- Important Things with Demetri Martin
- Comedy Central Stand-up Showdown 2009
- The Ben Stiller Show
- Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget
- The King of Queens
Read reviews of books written by and about comedians.
- 'I Drink for a Reason' by David Cross
- 'Make Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America' by Lawrence Maslon/Michael Kantor
- 'Too Fat to Fish' by Artie Lange
- 'Why We Suck' by Denis Leary
Wondering who are the best insult comedians of all time? Or which are the funniest movies Steve Martin ever made? Check out these comedy lists for those answers and more.
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- The Best Comedy Albums of 2011
- Top Five Sarcastic Comedians
- Comedians Who Failed to Become Movie Stars
- Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010
- 10 Best Comedian Sitcoms
- 2010 Gift Guide for Comedy Fans
- 10 Comedians Who Died Too Young
- 10 Comedians Who Became Movie Stars
- Top Five Funniest Will Ferrell Movies
- 10 Essential Musical Comedians
- Five Essential Musical Comedy Teams
- The Funniest Mitch Hedberg Jokes
- 10 Buddy Cop Movies Starring Comedians
- Top 10 Digital Shorts on Saturday Night Live
- Five Funny Comedians Who Work Clean
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