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Drive-By Comedy CDby Various
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Take a break from war, plummeting stocks, and corporate fraud. Lighten up. Spend an hour with some of the funniest people around. With great intelligence, sharp wit, and a keen grasp of the ridiculous in the human condition, these humorists stand ready to give you a quality check upside the head. This value-priced humor collection is a perfect introduction or gift that will make yours or someone's daily commute a sweeter one.
Perfect for traveling in the car, this CD offers quick wit from David Brenner, George Carlin, Margaret Cho, Al Franken, Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello and Stephen Colbert.
About the Author
DAVID BRENNER (1936-2014) was an award-winning documentary producer before turning his talents to comedy in the 1970s. He made a record 158 appearances on <i>The Tonight Show</i> during the Johnny Carson era, starred in HBO specials, and made regular appearances on all the major talk shows. He was the author of five books.
GEORGE CARLIN (1937-2008) was a product of Manhattan's West Harlem. He released more than 20 comedy albums, wrote and performed 14 HBO specials, and entertained in theatres and concert halls nationwide. He won five Grammys® and six Cable ACE awards, and was nominated for five Emmys. In 2008 he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, and STEPHEN COLBERT met at Chicago's Second City and have been collaborators ever since. They have developed two separate series for Comedy Central: Exit 57 and Strangers with Candy. In addition to TV work, Dinello and Colbert are successful screenwriters.
MARGARET CHO has won awards for both her comedy and her activism.
Two-time spoken word Grammy ® award winner AL FRANKEN is the author of four previous bestsellers. A long-time comedy writer who rose to prominence as one of the original Saturday Night Live writers in the 1970s, Franken won five Emmy® Awards for his work on SNL.
AMY SEDARIS, Paul Dinello, and Stephen Colbert met at Chicago's Second City and have been collaborators ever since. They have developed two separate series for Comedy Central: Exit 57 and Strangers with Candy. In addition to TV work, Dinello and Colbert are successful screenwriters.
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