NEW YORK, October 24, 2014 – Comedy Central Records is set to release the debut comedy album from exciting stand-up talent Nick Vatterott. “For Amusement Only” will be available on iTunes, Amazon and all streaming services, and is currently available for pre-order on iTunes. Fans in NYC can join Vatterott and friends at his New York Comedy Festival show and album release party on Friday, November 7 at 10:00 p.m. at The Stand (239 Third Avenue New York, NY 10003).
Vatterott, named Chicago’s Funniest Man by “Chicago Magazine” in 2010, displays his raw comedic skills in his debut album, performed live at Chicago Underground Comedy at the Beat Kitchen. In “For Amusement Only,” he covers everything from the NSA listening in on his phone calls to what happens when he gets a stranger’s receipt for eggs.
In 2010 The Hollywood Reporter named Vatterott one of the “break-outs” at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Since then he has performed on “Conan,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “The Half Hour” on Comedy Central. Vatterott was also a producer/writer/performer on Comedy Central’s stand-up sketch hybrid show “Mash Up.” He has toured with Chicago’s storied Second City and his sketch group ‘Heavyweight’ has performed at Second City’s unhinged and the Toronto Just for Laughs Festival. Vatterott was also the recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award in 2011.
Comedy Central Records’ previously released recordings include: Jim Gaffigan “Obsessed,” Patton Oswalt “Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time,” Bill Cosby “Far From Finished,” Hannibal Buress “Live From Chicago,” Whitney Cummings “I Love You,” Marc Maron “Thinky Pain,” Bo Burnham “what.,” Maria Bamford “Ask Me About My New God,” Chris D’Elia “White Male Black Comic,” Gabriel Iglesias “Aloha Fluffy,” Amy Schumer “Cutting,” Aziz Ansari “Dangerously Delicious,” Louis C.K. “Hilarious,” Reggie Watts “A Live At Central Park,” John Mulaney “New in Town,” Kevin Hart “Seriously Funny,” Dane Cook’s platinum-selling “Harmful If Swallowed” and double-platinum “Retaliation,” and the Grammy® Award-winning “Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance.”
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