COMEDY

CHRIS D’ELIA: WHITE MALE. BLACK COMIC. (2013) – FULL TRANSCRIPT

Powerhouse stand-up Chris D’Elia takes New Orleans by storm in his very first one-hour stand-up special. British dudes, drunk girls and bears on romantic dates at Applebee’s. Hey, why is it that we are the only species that makes love, anyway? Chris D’Elia explains the hilarious truth and more in this dynamic new special.

George Carlin

George Carlin: The Indian Drill Sergeant – Transcript

In 1965 “The Indian Sergeant,” was emerging as George Carlin’s surefire crowd-pleaser. The premise involved an Indian warrior who called his troops to order like an army drill sergeant. Carlin introduced the bit by noting that classic Westerns typically spent an hour and a half showing the cowboys getting ready for the climactic Indian attack, but never showed the Indians preparing.

Marc Maron: End Times Fun (2020) – Full Transcript

Maron spends most of the special thinking about the apocalypse, and after teasing smaller stories about the end of the world, he launches into a final lengthy, raunchy, grim, hallucinatory image of the actual end of days.

Pete Davidson: SMD (2016)

PETE DAVIDSON: SMD (2016) – FULL TRANSCRIPT

Filled with unfiltered, brutally honest anecdotes, Davidson proves in his first Comedy Central stand-up special that even at 22, he and his friends have had some high times and heavy experiences.

Pete Davidson: Alive from New York (2020)

PETE DAVIDSON: ALIVE FROM NEW YORK (2020) – FULL TRANSCRIPT

In “Alive from New York” Pete Davidson talks about all the things that have made him famous in the last several years: his relationship with Ariana Grande, his work on SNL, becoming the BDE Ur-text. He talks about Lorne Michaels and doing a lot of drugs, and he tells stories about his father, a firefighter who died on 9/11.

Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin’ (2019) – Transcript

Comedian Amanda Seales presents her stand-up debut: I Be Knowin’. In this hour-long HBO special, Amanda shares from her memories of romance in high school up to what it means to be a 30-year-old black woman in America today.

Stewart Lee: Content Provider (2018) – Transcript

Stewart Lee’s meta comedy is of a self-aware Metropolitan Liberal Elite in which he talks about, amongst other things, the thin line between Brexit and Trump, S&M (unrelated), people under forty, Deacon Blue’s mix of soulful singer-songwriter sensibilities, an accurate impersonation of Russell Howard, and Burnham-On-Crouch, all against a backdrop of Casper David Friedrich’s 1818 German masterpiece Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog.

Dan Soder: Son of a Gary (2019) – Full Transcript

I’m a dumb person. I’ve learned you’re not allowed to call yourself dumb on the Internet without a stranger arguing with you. That’s how fucking broken the Internet is. If you go online, you’re like, “I’m an idiot!” Someone you’ve never met will be like, “Don’t say that.”