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The Un & Only

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The Un & Only

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
UC

We gave it a B+

There’s no tonic for living in L.A. — that is, on show-biz’s periphery — like the Un- Cabaret, an alt-comedy showcase populated by TV writers, supporting actors, and even some actual stand-ups, predicated on the liberating notion that story-telling trumps shtick. The montagelike second CD (available at uncabaret.com) doesn’t allow for the 20-minute anecdotes that best distinguish the joint, but it’s still an hour-plus well-spent pretending you’re pals with Hollywood’s dishiest comic underdogs, including Bob Odenkirk, Dana Gould, Michael Patrick King, and Julia ”I Recently Started Having Sex Again” Sweeney.

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