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Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (2008 Documentary)
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Chris Rock's 2008 comedy tour visits London, New York and Johannesburg. (79 mins.)
Director: Marty Callner
Stars: Chris Rock
 
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Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996 Documentary)
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The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock. (58 mins.)
Director: Keith Truesdell
 
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Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (2004 Documentary)
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Chappelle cuts loose in what he does best, Chappelle-style! And for what it's worth, no one is safe from Dave! (60 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
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Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 Documentary)
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA. (61 mins.)
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 Documentary)
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy... (57 mins.)
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Louis C.K. Oh My God (2013 Documentary)
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In February, 2013, Louis brings his impish nihilism to Phoenix, Arizona. He talks about an old lady and her pet... (58 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Bill Burr: Let It Go (2010 Documentary)
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Stand-up comedian Bill Burr's 2010 comedy special. (65 mins.)
Director: Shannon Hartman
Stars: Bill Burr
 
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Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011 Documentary)
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Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theater in New York. (63 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
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Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 Documentary)
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In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to. (82 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
 
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One Night Stand (2005 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Linda Mendoza
 
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Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (2000 Documentary)
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Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more. (57 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
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HBO Comedy Half-Hour (1994 TV Series)
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(28 mins.)
 
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Bill Burr: You People Are All the Same. (2012 Documentary)
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Comic Bill Burr's 2012 comedy special. (69 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
 
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Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004 Documentary)
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Are you ready for Rock? Actor/director/comedian Chris Rock performs a gutbusting set in this stand-up special taped before a live audience at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. (80 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
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Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 Documentary)
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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO... (65 mins.)
Director: Keith Truesdell
 
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Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (1994 Documentary)
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The first HBO stand-up special by comedian Chris Rock. (27 mins.)
Director: Keith Truesdell
 
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Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 Documentary)
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Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language. (69 mins.)
Director: Bruce Gowers
 
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Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987 Documentary)
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Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
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Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 Documentary)
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Live from New York City, Jerry Seinfeld, aided and abetted by a host of friends and fellow comedians, performs his 1998 Emmy-nominated performance on Broadway. (75 mins.)
Director: Marty Callner
 
20.
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013 Documentary)
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Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour. (75 mins.)
 
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Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011 Documentary)
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Experience the show that quickly became a national phenomenon, and get an up-close and personal look at Kevin Hart back in Philly, where he began his journey to become one of the funniest comedians of all time. You will laugh 'til it hurts. (89 mins.)
 
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Marc Maron: Thinky Pain (2013 TV Special)
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Marc Maron returns to his old stomping grounds for an intimate special in which he takes stock of himself... (95 mins.)
Director: Lance Bangs
 
23.
Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive (2013 TV Special)
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Aziz Ansari focuses his unique viewpoint on pending adulthood, babies, marriage and love in the modern era. (80 mins.)
 
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Craig Ferguson: Does This Need to Be Said? (2011 Documentary)
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If you only know Craig Ferguson as host of The Late Late Show or as Drew Carey's sitcom boss, you're missing out... (66 mins.)
Director: Keith Truesdell
 
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Craig Ferguson: I'm Here to Help (2013 Documentary)
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Craig Ferguson wants to tell a joke. And he'll try to finish the joke. But he may not remember to get to the punchline... (81 mins.)
Director: Jay Chapman
 
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Russell Peters: Outsourced (2006 TV Special)
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Over the past several years, comedian Russell Peters' riotous performances have electrified audiences on four continents. His hard won road successes have established him as an artist with bona fide international acclaim. (72 mins.)
 
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Russell Peters: Notorious (2013 TV Special)
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Global comedy star Russell Peters leaves no ethnic or cultural stereotype unstrapped in this outrageous stand-up appearance in Sydney, Australia. (71 mins.)
Director: David Higby
 
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Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena (2011 TV Special)
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Recorded in front of 30,000 fans over two nights at the O2 Arena in London, England, Russell Peters shares his hilarious observations on everything from the declining population of white people to the stereotyping of Arabs. (58 mins.)
Director: David Higby
 
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Iliza Shlesinger: War Paint (2013 TV Special)
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Her innocent good looks are just a cover for Last Comic Standing winner Iliza Shlesinger's acerbic, stream-of-conscious comedy that she unleashes on an unsuspecting audience in her hometown of Dallas in her stand-up special "War Paint." (75 mins.)
Director: Jay Chapman
 
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Tom Papa: Live in New York City (2011 TV Movie)
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Hilariously talks about Facebook and other topics. (41 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
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Jim Jefferies: BARE (2014 TV Special)
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Covers topics from gun control to family values. (75 mins.)
Director: Shannon Hartman
 
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Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012 Documentary)
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Foul-mouthed Australian comedian Jim Jefferies puts everything out there in this raunchy EPIX comedy special -- and shows off his skill for skewering sacred cows and virtually everything else with brutal honesty. (61 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
 
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Jim Jefferies Alcoholocaust (2010 Video)
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Share this *Alcoholocaust: (Meaning: The aftermath of a drinking party, usually resulting in every available... (120 mins.)
Director: Tim Kirkby
 
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Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God (2009 TV Special)
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Politically incorrect Australian comedian Jim Jefferies performs. (58 mins.)
Director: John Moffitt
 
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Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011 TV Special)
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Elephant In The Room, filmed at the acclaimed Montreal Comedy Festival, is Patrice's first full-length special. (78 mins.)
 
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Stephen Merchant: Hello Ladies... Live! (2011 Documentary)
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The BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning co-creator of The Office and Extras in his first ever live stand-up comedy tour and it has been well worth the wait! (78 mins.)
Director: Matt Askem
 
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Bill Burr: I'm Sorry You Feel That Way (2014 Documentary)
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Comedian Bill Burr's 2014 stand-up comedy special. (80 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
Stars: Bill Burr
 
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Doug Stanhope: Beer Hall Putsch (2013 Documentary)
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Named after Hitler's first failed coup attempt, Beer Hall Putsch draws you deeper into the acerbic comic's... (61 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
 
39.
Chris Tucker Live (2015 Documentary)
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In this Netflix special, Chris Tucker returns to the stage he loves and showcases his mind-blowing comedic chops as he shares his experiences from childhood to the big time. (92 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
 
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Iliza Shlesinger: Freezing Hot (2015 Documentary)
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Iliza Shlesinger performs stand up comedy. (71 mins.)
 
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Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store (2015 Documentary)
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Comedian Louis C.K. performs live at the Comedy store in LA. (66 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
 
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John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid (2015 TV Special)
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Armed with boyish charm and a sharp wit, the former SNL writer offers sly takes on marriage, his beef with babies and the time he met Bill Clinton. (62 mins.)
Director: Rhys Thomas
 
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Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (2015 TV Special)
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With her bold, straightforward style of comedy, Amy Schumer entertains the audience at the Apollo Theater in New York. (61 mins.)
Director: Chris Rock
 
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Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016 Documentary)
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Patton Oswalt takes the stage in San Francisco, where he talks about San Franciscans, the difficulties of being PC, fatherhood, his worst stand up experience, and the worlds most horrific Birthday Clown. (65 mins.)
 
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Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado (2016 TV Special)
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A night of stand-up with comedian Hannibal Buress. (83 mins.)
Director: Lance Bangs
 
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Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills (2016 TV Special)
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Iliza Shlesinger performs in this standup talking about dating, feminism and some of the intricacies associated with being a woman in the 21st century.
 
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Russell Peters: Almost Famous (2016 TV Special)
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Canadian comedy star, Russell Peters, visits Toronto's Massey Hall for a homecoming stand-up comedy performance. Russell returns to his trademark material of ethnic jokes and audience interaction. (73 mins.)
Director: David Higby
 
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Jim Jefferies: Freedumb (2016 TV Special)
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Jim Jefferies talks about family life and challenges the idea of American freedom live on stage in Nashville, Tennessee. (86 mins.)
 
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Sebastian Maniscalco: What's Wrong with People? (2012 TV Special)
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"What's Wrong with People?" asks Sebastian Maniscalco, as he hilariously tries to bridge the Italian-American Old World he grew up in with the contemporary frenetic world we all live in today. (75 mins.)
Director: Manny Rodriguez
 
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Sebastian Maniscalco: Aren't You Embarrassed? (2014 TV Special)
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Sebastian Maniscalco returns home to Chicago to perform in front of a live sold-out audience in this all-new comedy event... (63 mins.)
Director: John Asher
 
51.
Jim Gaffigan: Cinco (2017 TV Special)
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The king of clean comedy returns for his fifth hour long comedy special. (73 mins.)
 
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Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That? (2016 TV Movie)
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In the follow-up to the outrageously funny and wildly successful past shows: 2012's "What's Wrong With... (63 mins.)
Director: Joe DeMaio
 
53.
Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016 Documentary)
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Comedian Kevin Hart performs in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's outdoor venue, Lincoln Financial Field. (96 mins.)
 
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Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out (2017 Documentary)
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Comedian Bill Burr takes the stage in Nashville and riffs on such topics as overpopulation, fast food, dictators and gorilla sign language. (77 mins.)
Director: Jay Karas
Stars: Bill Burr
 
55.
Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2013 TV Special)
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Mike Birbiglia tells the touching story of his believing and disbelieving in love. (76 mins.)
Director: Seth Barrish
 
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Amy Schumer: The Leather Special (2017 TV Special)
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Three minutes in to her set, Amy Schumer claims that all good comedians have a "leather special," where... (57 mins.)
Director: Amy Schumer
 
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Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark (2017 Documentary)
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Trevor Noah's Netflix one hour standup special. Amazing comedy covering race in America, immigration politics, international relations and more. (67 mins.)
 
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Mike Birbiglia: Thank God for Jokes (2017 TV Special)
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Mike Birbiglia tells stories about his life as a semi-famous comedian/filmmaker and reflects on the meaning of good or bad jokes.
 
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Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds (2016 TV Special)
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HD. Comedian/writer/actor Pete Holmes shares his hilarious insights into life's most absurd moments in this stand-up comedy special. (57 mins.)
Director: Marcus Raboy
 
60.
The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium (2017 Documentary)
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Dave Chappelle gives his usual skewed insight into the topics of race, technology, OJ Simpson, and more in a stand up special filmed in Hollywood. (67 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
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Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits (2017 Documentary)
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Dave Chappelle gives his stand about racially charged run-ins, celebrity scandals and fatherly dilemmas in his stand-up set at Austin's Moody Theater. (66 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
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Michael Che Matters (2016 TV Special)
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Jesus, Guns, Black Lives Matter. White girls dancing, Honest, uncompromising comedy where no topic is out of bounds (60 mins.)
 
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Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (2017 TV Special)
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Neal Brennan is taking multitasking to a whole new level in his new Netflix special, 3 Mics, which features the comedian switching between three different microphones symbolizing three different styles of comedy. (65 mins.)
Director: Neal Brennan