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David Cross takes on Trump in new comedy, "Making America Great Again!" (CBS This Morning Saturday)

David Cross takes on Trump in new comedy, "Making America Great Again!" (CBS This Morning Saturday)

by Brendan O'Malley August 06, 2016

Never one to hold back, David Cross has been making audiences laugh for more than two decades, whether on stage, movies or on television. First enjoyed by audiences on HBO 20 years earlier, he's now back on the stand-up stage with his new special in six years. Watch the full interview on CBSNews.com.

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David Cross Turns Trump-ian Rhetoric on Its Head (Vogue)

David Cross Turns Trump-ian Rhetoric on Its Head (Vogue)

by Brendan O'Malley August 05, 2016

I have to admit something. While watching the Republican National Convention and reading the news surrounding it, every time I came across the words “Never Trump”—aka the uprising led by terrified GOP stalwarts to block the seemingly unhinged real estate mogul’s nomination as their party’s presidential candidate—I kept thinking of “Never Nude,” the fictitious syndrome that forced Arrested Development’s Tobias Fünke, played by David Cross, to wear a pair of jorts at all times, underneath his clothes and...

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Making David Cross Great Again (Decider)

Making David Cross Great Again (Decider)

by Brendan O'Malley August 05, 2016

Barely a week after Sarah Silverman addressed the Democratic National Convention for a few minutes, joined onstage by former Saturday Night Live writer and current U.S. Senator from Minnesota, Al Franken, here comes David Cross with a sincere, sarcastic and sometimes strident 73 minutes that’s above all else timely, if not always laugh-out-loud funny. Read Sean L. McCarthy's full article on Decider.com

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What David Cross Learned When Gun Nuts Walked Out of His Shows (Esquire)

What David Cross Learned When Gun Nuts Walked Out of His Shows (Esquire)

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

David Cross's standup has always been blunt and merciless, but there's no better time than today's political climate for the comedian and actor to really unleash his thoughts. Cross's new special, Making America Great Again!, arrives on Netflix this Friday, tackling gun control, Donald Trump, police brutality, and generally what is wrong with our nation. The special was taped over two shows in Austin, which were part of Cross's lengthy worldwide standup tour, which he recently...

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Watch a Clip from David's New Stand-up Special "Making America Great Again"

Watch a Clip from David's New Stand-up Special "Making America Great Again"

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

Watch a clip from the special below on YouTube.  

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David Cross Is Making America Great Again (Vanity Fair)

David Cross Is Making America Great Again (Vanity Fair)

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

Back in April, David Cross stopped in Austin to record a set from his comedy tour, Making America Great Again, for Netflix. During the hour-long performance, Cross tackled numerous hypocrisies and ironies that America seems unable to shake, from our inability to impose gun legislation to our dedication to founding fathers who, as Cross pointed out, would have their minds blown by even simple modern innovations like cotton candy. As the tour’s name suggests, Cross also spent a great...

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David Cross Talks With John Hodgman About Drinking on Tour, Idyllic Maine, and Donald Trump’s Delusions (New York Magazine)

David Cross Talks With John Hodgman About Drinking on Tour, Idyllic Maine, and Donald Trump’s Delusions (New York Magazine)

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

Though David Cross is known for playing fumbling dopes (Todd Margaret) and self-deluded boobs (Tobias Fünke), anyone who knows his stand-up knows that Cross is sharp, feisty, and pulls no punches while addressing hypocrisy in world politics and religion. Following a long-awaited Netflix reunion with his Mr. Show partner Bob Odenkirk titled W/Bob & David,and the third season of IFC’s The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Cross collected recent stage bits and hit the road. Over the course of the past...

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Tobias Fünke for Veep (The Walrus)

Tobias Fünke for Veep (The Walrus)

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

When someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level,” declared Michelle Obama in her widely lauded speech to the Democratic convention in Philadelphia last night. “Our motto is, when they go low, we go high.” That’s a fine expression of high principle. But it also means the Democrats are fighting with one hand tied behind their back. And then there’s stand-up performer David Cross, perhaps best known as Tobias Fünke...

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Watch David Cross wound himself with increasingly brutal hot wings (A.V. Club)

Watch David Cross wound himself with increasingly brutal hot wings (A.V. Club)

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

Given the polarizing nature of his comedy and public persona, people tend to fall into two camps on David Cross: they either think he’s hilarious, or think he deserves some deep discomfort or pain. Now both sides can get what they want, with Cross sitting down for First We Feast’s Hot Ones, the show that forces celebrities to answer personal questions while eating increasingly spicy wings. Read William Hughes' article and watch the full video at AVClub.com...

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David Cross is riled up about Making America Great Again! (A.V. Club)

David Cross is riled up about Making America Great Again! (A.V. Club)

by Brendan O'Malley August 04, 2016

In an interview about his recently completed stand-up tour, Making America Great Again!, David Cross explains that he’s had a lot of walkouts. Indeed, about midway through this Netflix special filmed at an April performance in Austin, director Alex Coletti cuts to a shot of one woman striding purposefully up the aisle and out of the theater. Cross has explained that he intentionally took his first stand-up tour in six years to some places likely to be...

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Just for Laughs: David Cross keeps his humour on the edge of anger (Montreal Gazette)

Just for Laughs: David Cross keeps his humour on the edge of anger (Montreal Gazette)

by Brendan O'Malley July 25, 2016

“I’ve learned that one should never be surprised or pre-judge a place.” David Cross is talking about audience reactions to his Making America Great Again! tour. By the time he comes off the road, he will have visited 75 cities in the U.S., Canada and Europe. His appearance at Just For Laughs this week isn’t officially a part of that tour; he’s here to host a seven-comic gala, a gig that involves seven to 10 minutes up...

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Amber Tamblyn and David Cross to Host The 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival

Amber Tamblyn and David Cross to Host The 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival

by Brendan O'Malley July 01, 2016

Amber Tamblyn and David Cross will host the Pen Center USA 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival on Wednesday, September 28th at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA.  The evening includes dinner and presentation of Literary Awards in eleven categories to writers living west of the Mississippi River, as well as presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Isabel Allende. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit The Pen Center USA website.    

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