The Art of Stand Up

A very interesting documentary by the BBC about stand up comedy. Transcript It’s at the rule of three: I don’t know what that is, it should be established, reaffirm and then you kill it on the third, but you can do on the fourth. He was tall, he was handsome, he was an idiot, he … Read more

3 Still Standing

The 1980s comedy scene in San Francisco was bustling, producing stand-up legends such as Robin Williams, Dana Carvey and Paula Poundstone. Then the comedy bubble burst, comics moved to New York and LA and Bay Area clubs were shuttered. This is the story of three comedians – Will Durst, Larry “Bubbles” Brown and Johnny Steele … Read more

Documentary of a Stand Up Comic

This is a Documentary I did when I had first come to L.A. I had done stand up in Philly for a couple years at the Comedy Factory Outlet and The Comedy Works and, had come to L.A. with a dream …still a little green behind the ears. I wound up in this Doc with … Read more

When Stand Up Stood Out

Documentary covering what came to be known as “The Boston Gold Rush” of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Boston stand-up comedians like Dennis Leary, Steven Wright and Colin Quinn burst upon the national scene, giving audiences a taste of the hard-edged social and political commentary that came out of that city.

Road Comics: Big Work on Small Stages

Documenting the creative brilliance and passion of three stand-up comedians working the comedy club circuit in the “flyover zones” of middle America,ROAD COMICS: BIG WORK ON SMALL STAGES explores expectations of where and how comedy thrives today in the United States. Anthropologist and first-time filmmaker Susan Seizer follows comedians Stewart Huff, Tim Northern, and Kristin … Read more

Can You Get This Dirty?

A video essay about a little stand-up comedy lineage. You can’t talk about LouisCK without talking about Carlin, and you can’t talk about Carlin without talking about Lenny Bruce.


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