Written by Don Giovanni on 01/23/2014 4:26pm
We are beyond excited to announce that we will be releasing Chris Gethard's first stand up comedy album, appropriately titled My Comedy Album, on April 22nd. Chris has been a longtime friend of the label so it was only a matter of time until we started working together on something.
The vinyl version of this record will only be available directly and will be a one time pressing of 500 copies that comes with a download code for a bonus "disc" (as well as for the album itself). Chris will also be signing all pre-orders. It is now up for pre-order in our store.
For the more digitally inclined, you can pre-order the record on iTunes.
Chris Gethard is a comedian, writer, and actor who hails from West Orange, NJ and currently lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. He’s appeared on shows such as Louie and The Office and films like The Heat and The Other Guys. He’s written two books, one being a collection of personal essays entitled A Bad Idea I’m About to Do that had its title story featured on This American Life. Gethard has guest written for Saturday Night Live and was on the original writing staff of The Onion News Network. Perhaps most notably, he’s the creator and host of The Chris Gethard Show, a public access television show that’s been met with cultish devotion and much acclaim. That show was recently optioned by Comedy Central for a potential series. Prior to that, Gethard was the promotional face of IFC television for a year. Gethard has performed at places such as Bonnaroo, South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, the Just for Laughs Comedy festivals in Chicago and Montreal, the San Francisco Sketchfest, and more. He can also be seen performing stand up, improv, and storytelling all over New York City.