The Un & Only


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 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.

The Un & Only
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