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The 2010 documentary “I Am Comic” was directed by former standup comedian Jordan Brady. The film delves into the world of stand-up comedy and tries to give some indication of the trials and tribulations comedians must endure to find success.
Brady is familiar with these ups and downs, as he struggled for years in comedy before gaining traction in the 1980s as part of an improve group in the Richmond, Va., area. Brady used his clean-cut good looks to develop characters and sketches for the group Comedy Underground that represented subversive aspects of a rigid society. Read the rest of this entry »
“I Am Comic” is a documentary about the world of stand-up comedy and is directed by Jordan Brady. It focuses on such comedy legends as Phyllis Diller, Lewis Black, Tim Allen, and a host of others. The movie is unique because it centers on these actors as they perform and give behind the scenes interviews about everything dealing in comedy. These actors give great insight into not only the rewards, but also the hard work and dedication that they put forth in order to get to where they are. It provides a realistic look at the good times Read the rest of this entry »
I am comic is filled with talented actor and actresses.
They could not have chosen a more complete line up, including, Sarah Silverman, Tim Allen, Jeff Foxworthy, Kathy Griffin, Jim Gaffigan.
This is the movie that keeps on producing laugh after laugh after laugh.
Comedy is one of the hardest jobs to be successful at. It takes true raw talent to take someone out of their element, transform their troubles, remove their inhibitions and get them to simply laugh. The talent lined up in this film was genius, it encompassed so many styles of comedians that there was Read the rest of this entry »