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Mar 31, 2017

BBC Documentarian Louis Theroux’s new film is entitled My Scientology Movie. Entertainment Weekly calls it one of the best documentaries of 2017. Plus, Kelly Carlin, Dan Pasternack, Professor Corey Brettschneider and Film Critic Michael Snyder.

Louis Theroux is one of the world’s great documentarians who, for the BBC, has explored survivalists, black nationalists, white supremacists and porn stars. His new documentary My Scientology Movie is breathtaking; he joins us from London. Kelly Carlin is back, her new book a Carlin Home Companion is now out in paperback. Dan Pasternack writes for Splitsider and McSweeney’s, and is one of the world’s leading experts on comedy. As program director for IFC Dan is responsible for Portlandia, Maron and Comedy Bang Bang. Law Professor Corey Brettschneider stops by for David’s weekly lesson in the constitution, and film Critic Michael Snyder tells us what movies and TV shows you should be seeing.

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More about David:
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David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

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Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

 

Mar 28, 2017

Comedy Writer and Author Merrill Markoe is prominently featured on CNN's critically acclaimed new history of comedy. She is a multiple Emmy award winning comedy writer who was instrumental in the creation of David Letterman's landmark series on NBC. Merrill is also the author of several bestselling books including Cool Calm and Contentious, Nose Down Eyes Up, Walking In Circles Before Lying Down and What Dogs Have Taught Me. Howie Klein is the founder and treasurer of the Blue America PAC which raises money for progressive candidates and writes the Down With The Tyranny Blog.

On our show Merrill talks dogs, dogs and more dogs. And Trump, gall bladders, mothers, and dogs. Howie talks special elections coming up and whose head will soon be on a stick outside the White House.

Merrill Markoe has authored three books of humorous essays and the novels It’s My F—ing Birthday and What the Dogs Have Taught Me which have been all published by Villard Books/Random House Publishing Group. She has also co-authored with Andy Prieboy the novel The Psycho Ex Game. Then there are the two talking dog novels: Walking in Circles Before Lying Down ( 2006 )which is now in its 24th printing and Nose Down, Eyes Up which was published by Random house in 2009 A fourth book of humorous essays, published by Random house  is called Cool, Calm and Contentious. You definitely should buy it.

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Tune in every Tuesday and Friday for brand new episodes of our show featuring a diverse mixture of comedians, actors, professors, comedy writers and journalists talking about your world.
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More about David:
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David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

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Twitter:
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Subscribe to his audio podcast:
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/david-feldman-show/id321997239

Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

Mar 24, 2017

Jackie The Joke Man Martling. WARNING: Today's episode is filthier than Chris Christie's car seat. On today's family friendly episode Gilbert and David tackle the most pressing issues of our time, like what are Marty Allen, Chevy Chase and Will Jordan really like? Did Paul Lynde like Jews? Does anyone?  Gilbert Gottfried hosts The Amazing Colossal Podcast, one of the greatest thing's on Earth. Sarah Tiana is a regular on @Midnight on Comedy Central, regular on Chelsea Lately, regular/writer on The Josh Wolf Show on CMT. She has been a writer for Jeff Ross and The Burn, host of the Roast Of Justin Beiber Red Carpet, Host of the CMA’s Red Carpet and writes on all the Comedy Central Roasts. 

Stephen King calls Gilbert Gottfried: “More than a national treasure, he’s a secret weapon. If we had had Gilbert Gottfried in World War II, Hitler would have given up in 1942.”Rubber Balls and Liquor is Gilbert Gottfried’s hilarious first-ever book. Part memoir, part twisted social commentary, and part scratches on the bathroom wall.

Gilbert has been a guest on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Show with Seth Meyers”, “@Midnight with Chris Hardwick” and numerous appearances on “The Howard Stern Show.” He also has had a recurring role on “Law and Order” SVU as TARU tech Leo Gerber.

Gottfried appeared in the hit comedy documentary “The Aristocrats,” with Entertainment Weekly saying that “out of the 101 comedians who appear on screen, no one is funnier – or more disgusting – than Gilbert Gottfried.”

After his stellar performance as the wise cracking parrot, IAGO, in the Disney classic “Aladdin,” Gottfried became one of the most recognizable voiceover talents, lending his voice to several commercials, cartoons and movies, including the frustrated duck in the AFLAC Insurance commercials. Gottfried also is the voice of DIGIT in the long running PBS Series “Cyberchase.” His signature voice can also be heard on the Comedy Central series, “The Annoying Orange, the voice of the horse on “Family Guy,” Mr. Mxyzptlk in the new “Lego Batman 3 – Beyond Gotham” video game, and Abraham Lincoln in A Million Ways to Die in the West.

For eighteen years a fixture of radio & television’s Howard Stern Show, comedian Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling was born and raised in East Norwich, a tiny hamlet on the glorious North Shore of Long Island, New York. He graduated in 1966 from Oyster Bay High School and earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1971.
As he was accumulating the world’s most extensive collection of jokes, Jackie toiled in the music business until abandoning it in 1979, saying farewell to his beloved trio “The Off Hour Rockers,” to give his punch lines a shot on the not-yet-existent Long Island comedy stages.

 

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David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

Facebook:
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Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

Mar 21, 2017

Also Frank Conniff, Professor Corey Brettschneider, and Comedian Erik Bransteen. 

Author Chuck Klosterman tells us why Chuck Berry will one day become synonymous with Rock. Kevin Avery describes the worst bomb in comedy history. Frank Conniff on his cats. Professor Corey Brettschneider on Neil Gorsuch, Trump's recent pick for the Supreme Court. Comic Erik Bransteen on surviving Trump.

Chuck Klosterman is an American author and essayist who has written books and essays focused on American popular culture. He has been a columnist for Esquire and ESPN.com and wrote "The Ethicist" column for The New York Times Magazine. Klosterman is the author of nine books, including two novels and the essay collection Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto. His latest book is But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past.

Kevin Avery is a stand up comedian and a writer on HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He recently won a Writers Guild award for his work on that show. He has also had the distinction of being the head writer on the critically acclaimed and criminally short FX original series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. His other television writing credits include VH1′s Best Week Ever. Originally from San Francisco, CA, Kevin’s high-energy brand of stand up has been called “as rare and magical as a sparkle-unicorn doing West Side Story choreography under a liquid light show,” by the SF Weekly.

Frank Conniff is heard daily on Sirius XM's Tell Me Everything hosted by John Fugelsang.

Professor Corey Brettschneider is a professor of constitutional law at Brown University and his latest article in Time Magazine is entitled, “Neil Gorsuch’s Dissertation Opposes Same Sex Marriage.” Eric Bransteen plays comedy clubs and colleges all over America and has been seen on Fox, CBS, Time Out NY, and heard on Sirius XM Radio.

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More David @ http://www.DavidFeldmanShow.com

Tune in every Tuesday and Friday for brand new episodes of our show featuring a diverse mixture of comedians, actors, professors, comedy writers and journalists talking about your world.

More about David:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0271017/?ref_=nv_sr_1

David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/davidfeldmancomedy?ref=hl


Twitter:
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Subscribe to his audio podcast:
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/david-feldman-show/id321997239

Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

 

Mar 16, 2017

Be sure to wear a flower in your hair for this San Francisco reunion of two of America's greatest comedians... and David Feldman. Then Judah Grunstein the editor of World Politics Reviews joins us from Paris to talk about the appeal of nationalism and protectionism. Bobby Slayton talks to us from his home in Los Angeles as he drinks a Corona, grills some steak and belittles David. How is it possible that this man gets even funnier? Will Durst joins us from his home in San Francisco as he drinks a Starbucks, picks at a muffin and belittles Trump. Will Durst is America's number one political satirist and writes a syndicated weekly humor column. Then from Paris theeditor of World Politics Review Judah Grunstein on the elections in Holland and the appeal of protectionism. David and Judah teach a masters class in how Americans need to start talking to each other when it comes to politics.

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Tune in every Tuesday and Friday for brand new episodes of our show featuring a diverse mixture of comedians, actors, professors, comedy writers and journalists talking about your world.

More about David:
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David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

Facebook:
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Twitter:
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Subscribe to his audio podcast:
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Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

Mar 14, 2017

Kathleen’s new Netflix special is Bothering Jesus. Myka Fox hosts Shame On and This Week in Jackin’. Scott Rogowsky stops by, he is the host of Running Late.  Kathleen Madigan has been on the Tonight Show 14 times, Letterman at least five, and recently appeared on Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Her new Netflix special Bothering Jesus touches on drinking, religion, her large and funny family, Ireland, and Missouri where she was raised. Kathleen has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made. Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. She was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic and her third hour-long special, Madigan Again, was named one of iTunes Best Comedy Albums of 2013. Madigan Again, premiered on September 11 exclusively on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Latin America, and is now available on CD, DVD and audio or video download. Previously she's released 4 CDs and 2 DVDs and starred in 2 HBO specials, 3 Comedy Central specials, 3 CMT Salute to the Troops specials with Ron White and her previous hour-long special, Gone Madigan, premiered on Showtime and is also available on Netflix.

Comics Myka Foxx and Scott Rogowksy talk about Myka’s podcast “Shame On”, linguistics, how drinking facilitates sex, why David doesn’t want anyone to have fun if he can’t, why people feel uncomfortable discussing masturbation, how porn dissipates the imagination, phone sex, if Trump was ever a catch, finding unattractive men attractive, intelligence as an attractive trait, how to end the patriarchal dominance of men over women, the immortality of being a child actor, the incurability of pedophilia, being turned off by someone based on who their parents are, David’s pathetic attempt at being the cool dad, making your shame endearing, staying home versus going out at night, WikiLeaks, the maintenance of masturbation, female masturbation, nipple stimulation and most creative forms of animal masturbation.

Kathleen Madigan is a well-respected stand-up comedian and actress. Madigan has appeared on are Last Comic Standing, I Love the 90s: Part Deux, I Love the '80s 3-D, and Celebrity Poker Showdown. She also starred in her own HBO Half-Hour Comedy Special and a Comedy Central Presents special. She is a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Late Show with David Letterman, and The Bob and Tom Show. She also hosts a radio program, Blue Collar Comedy, on Sirius XM Radio. Madigan has twice participated in USO shows in support of American troops, touring both Iraq and Afghanistan along with fellow comedians like friend Lewis Black.

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More David @ http://www.DavidFeldmanShow.com

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More about David:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0271017/?ref_=nv_sr_1

David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

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https://www.facebook.com/davidfeldmancomedy?ref=hl


Twitter:
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Subscribe to his audio podcast:
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Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

 

Mar 10, 2017

Rick Overton & Howie Klein. Todd Glass talks about practical jokes, and why he doesn't like tricking people. Sam Seder recalls growing up with Archer's H. Jon Benjamin. Rick Overton talks about working on Veep. Howie Klein talks Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's secret that he's gay. Shhhh. It's a secret!

Sam Seder is an American comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer-director, and progressive talk radio host. His works include the film Who's the Caboose? (1997) starring Sarah Silverman and Seder as well as the television shows Beat Cops (2001) and Pilot Season (2004). He also appeared in Next Stop Wonderland (1998). Seder also made guest appearances on Spin City (1997), Sex and the City (2000) America Undercover (2005), and Maron (2015). He voices Hugo on the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers.

Todd Glass is perhaps best known for his appearances as a contestant on the second and third seasons of NBC's Last Comic Standing and has appeared regularly on programs such as Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, The Dennis Miller Show, Politically Incorrect, Louie, Tosh.0, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Preston and Steve and had his own Comedy Central Presents.

Rick Overton is one of the greatest standup ever to do it, and can be seen in his recurring roles on HBO's Veep, and Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here.

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More about David:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0271017/?ref_=nv_sr_1

David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as three Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

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Twitter:
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Subscribe to his audio podcast:
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/david-feldman-show/id321997239

Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

Mar 7, 2017

Keith and The Girl celebrate their show's 12th anniversary with Judy Gold and Novelist Jerry Stahl. Keith and The Girl's podcast began on March 7, 2005. For 12 years, five days a week, they have delivered one of the funniest and most authentic shows in podcast history. Subscribe to their podcast immediately! Judy Gold hosts Kill Me Now her weekly podcast. Jerry Stahl is the author of Permanent Midnight, and has just finished up a six-part series for Vice A Tour From Hell about his recent 14-day holocaust bus tour.

Keith and The Girl, also known as KATG, is a comedy podcast that began on March 7, 2005. It is hosted by Keith Malley and Chemda Khalili.  In the show, Malley and Khalili discuss their lives and current events in humorous and unrestrained fashion. The show's tagline is "Keith and his ex-girlfriend talk shit.”

Judy Gold is a headlining comic who has appeared on HBO, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock, 2 Broke Girls, Louie, The Jim Gaffigan Show and Broad City. Jerry Stahl is a novelist and a comedy writer. His book Permanent Midnight was turned into a movie starring Ben Stiller. He writes on Marc Maron’s IFC series as well as countless other TV Shows. His novels include: Perv: A Love Story (1999) Plainclothes Naked (2002) I, Fatty (2005)

Pain Killers (2009) Bad Sex On Speed (2013) Happy Mutant Baby Pills: A Novel (2013).

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Tune in every Tuesday and Friday for brand new episodes of our show featuring a diverse mixture of comedians, actors, professors, comedy writers and journalists talking about your world.

More about David:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0271017/?ref_=nv_sr_1

David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as three Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

Get Social With David:

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/davidfeldmancomedy?ref=hl


Twitter:
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Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. <a href="http://davidfeldmanshow.com/donations/">Join today and help support the show!</a>

Mar 3, 2017

It's Black and Stack! Since we all know who Lewis is, let's start with Brian Stack. Brian is a comedy writer and performer who spent nearly 20 years creating some of the most memorable characters from Conan's television shows. Remember Kilty McBagpipes? Hannigan the Traveling Salesman? Artie Kendall the Ghost Crooner? Sure you do. The list goes on and on. Now you know him from Stephen Colbert's CBS show where Brian, among other things, is Cartoon Trump. Brian is considered one of the funniest comedy writers and performers in the history of television. OK, let's get back to Black. Lewis Black. Where to begin? How about where to see him? Lewis is playing the Borgata in Atlantic City March 10-11. March 16 he's at the Historic Elsinore Theater in Salem, Oregon. March 17 he's at the Mount Baker Theater in Bellingham, Washington. On March 18 he's at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma, Washington. For all of Lewis Black's tour dates please visit www.LewisBlack.com.

On today's show Lewis talks about how his background in theater shaped his approach to standup. He describes his childhood and schooling and where his rage comes from. We also examine his moral compass and why he feels obligated to speak truth to power no matter what the consequences.

Brian Stack talks about some of his happiest moments working with Conan and how he gets into character. 

Receiving critical acclaim as a stand-up, actor and author, Lewis Black has performed for audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. In 2012, he performed eight sell-out shows at Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. 

Back in Black is one of the most popular and longest-running segments on the Daily Show show for both the Jon Stewart era, and now The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Black has also taped four specials for the “Comedy Central Presents” series, co-created “Last Laugh with Lewis Black” and presided over “Lewis Black’s The Root of All Evil.” His popular appearances on Comedy Central helped to win him Best Male Stand-Up at the American Comedy Awards in 2001.

Increased exposure from “The Daily Show” generated a record deal with Stand Up! Records. His first CD, “The White Album,” was released in 2000 to critical acclaim. Black followed with eight more—six under the Comedy Central Records label. He has received five Grammy® nominations and two wins for his work. The first nomination came in 2006 for “Luther Burbank Performing Arts Center Blues,” the second in 2009 for “Anticipation.” In 2007 he won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album for “The Carnegie Hall Performance,” and again in 2011 for “Stark Raving Black.” His 2012 release, “In God We Rust” (Comedy Central Records) was also nominated for a Grammy.

 

Black has filmed two specials for HBO, including “Black On Broadway” and “Red, White and Screwed.” The latter was nominated for an Emmy® in 2007. He had a regular feature for two seasons on “Inside the NFL” (for which he earned a Sports Emmy) and in 2006, he was asked to participate in “Comic Relief.”

In 2009 Lewis filmed his first feature length concert film, “Stark Raving Black,” at the Fillmore Theatre in Detroit. The film had a limited run in theaters across the U.S. and Canada in the summer of 2010. At the end of the theater run, premium movie channel EpixHD picked up the film for its channel, along with the accompanying documentary, “Basic Black.” Both are aired regularly and can be found in the EpixHD on-demand queue. In 2011, he produced his second full-length concert, “In God We Rust,” which also airs on EpixHD. In August 2013, Black recorded his ninth stand-up special “Old Yeller: Live At The Borgata.”

In 2015, Black joined the cast of Madoff (ABC mini series). Black portrays Ezra Merkin, who, after investing with Madoff and receiving great returns, brought many famous and well-to-do Jewish clients, including Elie Weisel and The Hadassah Organization, to Bernie’s fold.

Black has appeared on “Larry King Live,” “Piers Morgan Tonight,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “Late Night with Conan O’ Brian” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.” Black has also had numerous appearances on CNN and MSNBC and has occasionally done the weather with Al Roker.

In the midst of a rigorous touring schedule, regular TV appearances and movie roles, Black has written three best-selling books: “Nothing’s Sacred” (Simon and Schuster, 2005), “Me of Little Faith” (Riverhead Books, 2008) and “I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas” (Riverhead Books, 2010). All garnered critical praise as well commercial success and spent numerous weeks on the New York Times best sellers list.

Black has penned more than 40 plays, many of which have been produced around the country. “The Deal,” a dark comedy about business, was made into a short film in 1998 and picked up by the Sundance Channel. In 2011, his play “One Slight Hitch” was produced at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and then again in 2012 at both the ACT Theatre in Seattle and The George Street Theatre in New Brunswick.

Among Brian Stack's most popular recurring characters:

James Sinclair St. Wallins, Audiencey Awards Fashion Correspondent.
Brian LaFontaine, Singer on "Basic Cable Name That Tune". Conan frequently expresses his contempt for this character, making comments such as "Hate that guy" or "Easily my least favorite person".
Voice of Minty the Candycane Singer, sings the theme song for "Minty the Candycane Who Briefly Fell On The Ground" (played by Brian McCann) every Christmas.
Joe Galliano, John Galliano's 'brother' who Conan interviews, generally in response to comments made by John Galliano. Joe tries to defend his brother while changing into ridiculous hats every time the camera switches back to Conan.
Wiki Bear, Stack provides the voice of 2014 recurring character "Wiki Bear", a teddy bear who has a vast knowledge of very disturbing facts.

 

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David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as three Writers Guild Awards.

He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central.

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