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This is one of those stories that proves why I don't let the 'Comedy' headlines go on the front page with the family-friendly fare. That said, I still love me some comedy, therefore The Rock Father will continue to have this semi-hidden Comedy section under the ''...for Grownups'' tab. That said...
On July 2, just in time for the forthcoming 236th birthday party for The United States of America, DENIS LEARY will release his new single and video, 'Kiss My Ass.' Sure, it's similar to some other tracks he's done in the past, but that just makes it classic Leary.
This Tuesday, June 12th, Comedy Central Records will release comedian Jesse Pop’s debut digital album, YOU STINK. The album features an hour of material written over a decade. Popp’s absurd and self-deprecating style includes take on everything from the mundane to the bizarre, such as his impression of a guy who doesn’t understand the rules of Scrabble, and how farm work is different from office work. Check out a preview of Popp's comedy special below:
Tune-in TONIGHT, Friday, June 8 at 8 PM EST at YouTube.com/Presents. Jimmy Fallon will perform songs from his upcoming album Blow Your Pants Off, which will be released Tuesday, June 12th. You can ask Fallon questions via Twitter @LateNightJimmy and by using the hashtag, #AskJimmy. Make sure to tune-in and don't miss out.
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Reggie Watts brings his unique style of improvised musical comedy back to Comedy Central in the world premiere of Reggie Watts: A Live At Central Park airing Friday night, May 11th at 1am ET/PT.
CONAN O'BRIEN digs Chicago, and from the response he's received in past visits, it's obvious that Chicago residents dig O'Brien. The host of CONAN will return to Chicago this June to set up shop once again at the Chicago Theatre for a new batch of show tapings. His June 11-14th stay in the Windy City coincides with the TBS Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, which will be in town from June 12-17, 2012.
On April 1st, Comedy Central will premiere JO KOY: LIGHTS OUT. Two days later, on April 3, they'll release the uncensored DVD with footage not seen on the television version. Known for his frequent appearances on CHELSEA LATELY, Koy has released two preview clips, both of which can be viewed below.
On April 3, Comedy Central will release JB SMOOVE: THAT'S HOW I DOOZ IT, the first-ever stand-up comedy special from comedian JB Smoove. The uncensored DVD will feature footage not seen when the special aired on Comedy Central this past January. Check out a preview from the special in the widget below. Personally, I thought that JB was great on CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM.
I never used to be a big fan of LISA LAMPANELLI, but I've really grown to like her based on THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE. Likely fueled by the mainstream exposure, Warner Bros is releasing EQUAL OPPORTUNITY OFFENDER: The Best Of Lisa Lampanelli on April 17th. The comedy album will be available on both CD and Digital formats, while Newbury Comics is offering autographed pre-orders. If you'd like a NSFW preview, check it out below.
That's right, true believers - RIZE OF THE FENIX (pre-order it now on iTunes!), already hailed as ''The Greatest Album Ever Recorded by Anyone Ever'' by EXTRA's Maria Menounos, is coming to fine record emporiums nationwide on May 15th. The long-awaited comeback album by Kyle Gass and Jack Black, collectively known as the mighty TENACIOUS D, will demand to be a member of your audio listening collection. The Rock Father has the first music video for To Be The Best (featuring BATMAN FOREVER star Val Kilmer, along with old folks favorite Josh Groban and FOO FIGHTERS overlord Dave Grohl) along with a stream of the title track - Rize of the Fenix - below.