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MARIA BAMFORD to release new album, ASK ME ABOUT MY NEW GOD! this July...

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On July 16, MARIA BAMFORD will release her new comedy album, ASK ME ABOUT MY NEW GOD! via Comedy Central Records. Her new album is an audio recording of material she performed on MARIA BAMFORD: THE SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL! last year, including bits where she recites Paula Deen’s recipes as a suicide note, speaks pretend Spanish, and shares many of her family’s unique life perspectives. Tracks include “Gas Station Recipes,” “Over 40 and Dating” and “Dark Dad.” The CD version of the album also includes a bonus DVD of Bamford’s two half hour episodes of Comedy Central Presents from season eleven and season five of the series.

rocknewsIn addition to her two Comedy Central Presents performances, Bamford starred in the Comedy Central Series, The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She has made multiple late-night appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel Live, as well as not-so-late appearances on Comedy Central's John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show and Premium Blend, Bamford has guest-starred on FX’s Louie and Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman Program and has recurring roles on the rebooted Season 4 of Arrested Development (Netflix), Tim & Eric: Awesome Show and Check It Out (both Adult Swim).

Bamford currently contributes comedic voiceovers for such animations as Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time,” FX’s “Unsupervised,” Disney Channel’s “Kick Buttowski,” Nickelodeon’s “Legend of Korra” and “Kung Fu Panda,” PBS’s Emmy®-winning series “Word Girl” and the upcoming “Tight Bros” for Adult Swim. She was also a regular voice on Nickelodeon’s “CatDog” and “Back at the Barnyard.” 

Bamford’s writing has been featured in The Onion, The Melbourne Age, and LA Weekly. Her popular CDs include The Burning Bridges Tour, How to Win, and Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome. She also created and starred in The Maria Bamford Show, a unique 20 webisode series for Turner’s Superdeluxe that has taken on a cult status afterlife on YouTube. She can currently be seen performing in her living room for her parents on the Chill.com direct-to-fans event, Maria Bamford: the special special special!

For more on what Maria is up to, check out  http://www.mariabamford.com/

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