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Kyle Kinane: A Man of Mirth

Photo by Morten SkovgaardBest news ever! Kyle Kinane is in the lineup for this month’s Super Serious Show! Kinane is the real deal when it comes to comedians. In 2010, Kinane was named by Variety one of the 10 Comics to Watch and released his debut comedy album, Death of the Party, for A Special Thing Records. Since then, he continues to bring it in the comedy realm, including a Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as an appearance on Conan. Kinane's other TV appearances include Last Call with Carson Daly and Live at Gotham.

According to an interview with the A.V. Club, Kinane just finished working on a Comedy Central television pilot with Matt Braunger, another Super Serious friend. So, we have our fingers crossed for the show making to the light of day. We're excited for the possibility of even more of these awesome guys.

Kinane is the kind of comedian you watch and then want to invite to your home for a beer. His cool and laidback on-stage presence never seems contrived. On the contrary, he is extremely relatable and hilarious, even when describing himself in the most self-loathing way. On top of all this, Kinane is one of the best comedic storytellers out there. We are pumped to see Kinane next Thursday and you should be too.

Grab your tickets now for the September 15th show.

Super Serious August Photos

Jonah Ray and the gang really made the August show one of the most jam packed yet.  Great performances by Ray and Matt Braunger, Michael Palascak, The Walsh Brothers and Jerrod Carmichael. Sweet videos from Jake Szymanski to cap it all off. The super talented Heather Landis, photographer and all-around artist, stepped in and took some great photos capturing the fun night. Check them out below.

Check out our photos from Heather Landis and more at our Flickr Page!


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Returning Champ: Matt Braunger

Matt Braunger, one of our favorite comedy people is returning to Super Serious this month - August 18th at Smashbox Studios. Braunger continues to be one of the funniest comedians working today. He still tours nationally and has appeared on Chelsea Lately and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson this past year. We're pumped to have him back at the show. A Braunger performance is our comedy guarantee for you.

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Check-out Braunger's Super Serious photos and bio.

Comedy & Music, Together at Last

We're way past due giving some love to our favorite musical professor, DJ R-RatedThe Super Serious Show resident DJ has the skills to rock any party - we consider ourselves lucky to snag him for your listening pleasure.  You can hear his great tunes every month at our show with a full hour of stellar music before the comedy starts.

He kindly offered up a fun new venture for Super Serious.  Combining some comedy clips from our past shows with some of his favorite tunes, DJ R-Rated presents our very first Super Serious Mixtape, featuring stand-up from two of our favorite comedians:  Matt Braunger and Andy Peters.  We hope you enjoy this fun mash-up of what Super Serious is all about.

You can stream or download the 16-minute mixtape from our sidebar on the right or from our Facebook page.  More to come down the road.  As DJ R-Rated would say, enjoy the freshness of Volume 1, today!

Super Serious Recap

Photograph by Rebecca Adler RotenbergWe had a great standing-room only August show! Matt Braunger running the show was quite amazing. Thanks to the other super talented comedians - Tom Segura, Kumail Nanjiani, Mike Phirman, Sean Clements and Dominic Dierkes. The talented Director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, treated us to a special sneak peak of his upcoming new Comedy Central show, Mash Up.

Thanks to the great crowd who arrived early and stayed 'til the end with super energy and laughter. Not too mention they were very thirsty.

The show had a new studio space at Smashbox. The new space added to the relaxed, fun vibe during the pre-show festivities. We had quite a busy pre-show gathering with sweet music from DJ R-Rated and everyone digging the delicious food from Mandoline Grill and J-Squared Bakery.

A final thanks to Smashbox and our amazing crew who helped make the night Super Serious. We're looking forward to our next show and adventure!

August Lineup Confirmed

Our August show has a great lineup. We truly excited for the show at Smashbox.  We'll post some updates on the comedians in the coming days.  For now, check it out:

Matt Braunger (MADtv, Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman)
Tom Segura (Live at Gotham!, Russell Peters Presents, Gary Unmarried)
Morgan Murphy (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, The Comedians of Comedy)
Mike Phirman (Hard 'N Phirm, Comedy Central Presents)
Sketches by Sean Clements & Dominic Dierkes (Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Fest)
+ more!

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The Super Serious Show with Matt Braunger

The always funny and high energy Matt Braunger is taking over the Super Serious Show in August - hosting and headlining. We can't wait.

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Matt Braunger started his comedy life in Chicago and now resides in Los Angeles. Matt is an actor and comedian with a ton of credits, including a series regular on MADtv, Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman, United States of Tara, Pushing Daises, Live At Gotham and more.  Matt also is a comedy festival favorite, with past performances at Just For Laughs Montreal, Just For Laughs Chicago, The TBS Comedy Festival Las Vegas, South By Southwest  and won the 2008 “Best Of The Fest” at the inaugural Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen.  

In 2009, Variety named Matt one of their Top 10 Comics to Watch.  2009 also saw the release of Matt's debut comedy album, Soak Up The Night.

Matt also co-hosts one of our favorite comedy podcasts, MATT's Radio.  Matt's one of our favorite comedians today and will surely make the Super Serious Show his own this month.

The Super Serious Show with Matt Braunger is August 19th at Smashbox! Grab your tickets early.

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