NEW YORK, September 12, 2006 There’s no stopping this up and coming comedian –even if you take away his acoustic guitar, synthesizer, foot bells and miniature drums! “Demetri Martin: These Are Jokes” CD/DVD is loaded with laughs and special features including a slew of performances, videos and original artwork by the young comedian. “Demetri Martin: These Are Jokes” CD/DVD will be available in stores nationwide and on shop.comedycentral.com on Tuesday, September 26 via COMEDY CENTRAL Records.
“Demetri Martin: These Are Jokes” stand-up CD features 13 tracks loaded with almost an hour’s worth of Martin’s unique view on life and skewed take on everyday occurrences that normally go unnoticed. The DVD contains his “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” special and loads of special features including original animations by Martin, early performances, commentaries, photos, songs and hidden features. Also included in the package is a poster hand drawn by the comedian.
Demetri Martin is currently selling out theaters from coast to coast. He has written for NBC’s “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and performed on the show multiple times. His other appearances include “Late Night with David Letterman,” “Carson Daly” and numerous others. In 2003, he taped his first stand-up special, “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” which remains one of the highest-rated half-hours on the network. He is a contributing correspondent on COMEDY CENTRAL’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” Martin will also be the spokesperson for Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows Vista.
COMEDY CENTRAL Records has previously released “Kyle Cease: One Dimple,” “Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance,” Grammy-nominated “Lewis Black: Luther Burbank Performing Arts Center Blues,” “Lewis Black: Rules Of Enragement,” Dane Cook’s platinum-selling “Retaliation,” “Dane Cook: Harmful If Swallowed,” “Jim Gaffigan: Beyond The Pale,” Jim Gaffigan’s “Doing My Time,” “Mike Birbiglia: Two Drink Mike,” D.L. Hughley’s “Notes From The GED Section,” Todd Barry’s “Falling Off The Bone,” Denis Leary’s “Merry F#%$in’ Christmas,” Mitch Hedberg’s “Mitch All Together” and “Strategic Grill Locations,” “I Don’t Mean To Insult You, But You Look Like Bobcat Goldthwait,” Dave Attell’s “Skanks For The Memories” and Jim Breuer’s “Smoke ‘n’ Breu.” Other releases include “The Marijuana Logues” and “‘Crank Yankers’ The Best Uncensored Crank Calls” (Vol. 1, 2 and 3).
COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 88 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL’s Internet address is www.comedycentral.com.