Los Angeles, CA 12.7.17


LOS ANGELES, CA – Comedy Dynamics Records announced today it will be releasing Andy Kindler: State of the Industry Address (Just For Laughs 1996) on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify and all digital audio retailers on February 17, 2017.

For twenty years, Andy Kindler has performed his annual “State of the Industry Address” before a group of industry professionals at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.  Now, for the first time, you can hear his very first speech from 1996.   Kindler doesn’t hold back when airing his many grievances with the comedy industry.  He keeps his jaded audience laughing nonstop, skewering everyone including himself.  Find out why this insider event has become legendary in the comedy biz.

Andy Kindler currently recurs on FOX’s Bob’s Burgers and Comedy Central’s Tosh. O. He is also the host of Season 4 of Comedy Dynamics’ very own standup series, Coming to the Stage. Andy was a series judge on the seventh season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the star of two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and was a frequent guest and correspondent on The Late Show with David Letterman with over 40 appearances.  He recurred on Everybody Loves Raymond, Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place, and IFC’s Maron

“This year will be my 11th time seeing Andy’s State of the Industry Address live at Just For Laughs, and I can’t wait!” said Brian Volk-Weiss, CEO of The Nacelle Company.

“I’m so excited about the release of my first ‘State of the Industry’ speech that I forget things didn’t work out for me success-wise. I look forward to my grievances and feuds from the 90’s reaching a larger audience,” said Andy Kindler.

Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is the largest independent stand-up comedy production and distribution company, producing Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History for History, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the new scripted comedy on Seeso, There’s … Johnny, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ‘N On Tour, Hulu’s Coming To The Stage, and MTV’s Spooning with…Zac Efron. The company has worked with a wide-range of established and emerging comedic talent including Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Katt Williams and many more. Comedy Dynamics is available on most streaming platforms including: Hulu, Roku, iOS, Amazon, and Android.

Comedy Dynamics Records’ album Louis C.K. Live At Madison Square Garden won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in 2016. In total, eight of Comedy Dynamics’ albums produced between 2013-2015 have been Grammy-nominated.