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6 Excellent Standup Albums You May Have Missed in 2015

What’s the deal with these “Best Comedy Albums of the Year” lists, am I right? Wow: Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan, and Sarah Silverman? The 90s called -- they want their uhh comedians back...

By Eddie Brawley

Sheng Wang’s Debut Comedy Album Is Out Tomorrow

Standup, Last Comic Standing contestant, and Fresh Off the Boat writer Sheng Wang's very first comedy album drops this weekend. Titled Cornucopias Are Actually Horrible Containers, the album was recorded at the Punch Line Comedy Club in San [...]

By Megh Wright

Sheng Wang on New York and San Francisco’s Standup Scenes

Over a decade into his standup career, Sheng Wang has amassed a list of credits that includes Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, and his own Comedy Central Presents [...]

By Bradford Evans

Love Gets No Love From Bruni; Strong Falls in Love With Self at Cafe Cluny

Bruni shares Platt's horror over Lonesome Dove's "hairy and scary" welcome mat and agrees the "mistakes don't end at the front door." For one, the quail quesadillas and rabbit empanadas taste like, well, chicken. Still, it's not all bluster: "Mr. Love seems dedicated to getting first-rate cuts of meat, and if the rub-happy kitchen goes overboard in seasoning them, especially with salt and pepper, it certainly knows how to cook many of them." [NYT] Forget the two-hour rule at Ramsay at the London: Paul Adams fumes over getting bum-rushed at Goblin Market: "When a place goes to such lengths to make it clear that they don't want customers, I for one am glad to oblige." [NYS] At David Burke's Hawaiian Tropic Zone, the dishes taste "like they came from a war zone, not a tropic zone." But then again "at a human zoo like this, the quality of the food just doesn't matter." [TONY]