Day: February 6, 2018

Review: Fred Armisen, “Standup For Drummers” on Netflix

Fred Armisen is an acquired taste. That’s something we all probably can agree on, whether or not you agree with my takeaways from his first Netflix special, Standup For Drummers. You can see parts of many of his characters, from his long-running Portlandia on IFC to his SNL Weekend Update personas such as Nicholas Fehn or Garth from Garth and Kat, influencing his stand-up. Plenty of his stand-up comedy premises, in fact, sound like pitches he might still be making on Monday afternoons were he still working at SNL. And as I wrote in my review for Decider.com: The...

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Seann Walsh on Conan

Seann Walsh is a 32-year-old British comedian, which doesn’t seem old until you hear him talk about his jealousy toward young people, and how they never had to live in a world that included illegal downloading of music. Actually, that just makes me feel old. But Walsh, performing for his first time on Conan, took us all down memory lane. Do you feel grateful now? Roll the...

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