David Cross juggles the silly and the topical (The Georgia Straight)

by Brendan O'Malley June 27, 2018

David Cross juggles the silly and the topical (The Georgia Straight)

It’s been 36 years since David Cross first stepped on-stage at an open mike in Atlanta and gave standup comedy the old college try. A year later, he moved to Boston and started really developing his comedic voice and chops.

He made a splash nationally in the ’90s, and he’s been everywhere since, from the cult sketch show Mr. Show With Bob & David to playing Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development. Now he’s a grizzled veteran, but over the phone from a taxicab in Brooklyn, he sounds as young as ever. Granted, I’m not staring at his crazy-old-man beard as he talks. The facial hair is a reminder that he, like all of us, ain’t as young as he used to be. When he started out as a touring comic, things were different.

Read Guy MacPherson's full article on Straight.com

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