Los Angeles, CA 12.7.17



LOS ANGELES, CA – Comedy Dynamics announced today it will release Barry Crimmins’ comedy album Whatever Threatens You on all digital audio retailers on September 22, 2017.

In Whatever Threatens You, Barry touches on political topics from healthcare and the 2016 election to the Iraq war and homeland security. He also describes his experience doing stand-up across the country and the reason he’s not a vegan. The special was originally produced and directed by Louis C.K.

Barry Crimmins is a former Air America Radio writer and correspondent, an internationally-renowned political satirist and author of the acclaimed book Never Shake Hands With A War Criminal. He founded the two Boston comedy clubs The Ding Ho and Stitches where he produced shows from Steven Wright, Paula Poundstone, Bobcat Goldthwait and many more. Called “the patron saint of original, creative comedy in Boston and a brooding ideologue” by the Boston Herald, Crimmins has appeared on everything from The NBC Nightly News to HBO’s Young Comedians Special to The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. He was a staff writer for The Dennis Miller Show and has toured with Billy Bragg, Jackson Browne and more.  

Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is one of the largest independent comedy production and distribution companies, 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, and Hulu’s Coming To The Stage. 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 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.


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