NEW YORK, January 16, 2013 – The “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus” uncensored and extended CD/DVD combo package will be released by COMEDY CENTRAL Records on Tuesday, January 29. The CD/DVD includes 20 minutes of material not seen on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Filmed at The Fillmore in San Francisco, the CD and DVD feature food for thought from the journeyman storyteller himself – Kinane contemplates topics including the existence of God and the true meaning of being delivered an unsliced pizza. Bonus features include Kinane’s “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” special.
Kyle Kinane’s first original one-hour stand-up special, “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus,” premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL on November 24. “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus” digital album was released on November 27 and is available in HD exclusively on iTunes.
Kyle Kinane is the host of COMEDY CENTRAL’s digital series “30 Seconds Over Washington,” which analyzes the onslaught of real campaign videos and political ads from the past and the present, as well as user-generated content from the American people, available on indecision.cc.com. He has performed stand-up on “Conan,” “The Very Funny Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” and “The US Comedy Arts Festival,” as well as COMEDY CENTRAL’s “Live at Gotham” and “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents.”
“Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus” is executive produced by Kinane, Rick Austin, Mike Rothman, and Dave Rath. Jonas Larsen and Toni Magon are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
Previously released recordings by COMEDY CENTRAL Records include: Jim Gaffigan’s “Mr. Universe,” George Lopez’ “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” Reggie Watts’ “A Live At Central Park,” Hannibal Buress’ “Animal Furnace,” John Mulaney’s “New in Town,” “Patton Oswalt’s “Finest Hour,” Lewis Black’s “The Prophet,” Louis C.K.’s “Hilarious,” Bo Burnham’s “WORDS, WORDS, WORDS,” Mitch Hedberg’s “Do You Believe in Gosh,” Dane Cook’s platinum-selling “Harmful If Swallowed” and double-platinum “Retaliation,” and the Grammy® Award-winning “Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance,” among others.
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