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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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'Furious’ David Takes Aim at Gun Lobby (Evening Standard)

'Furious’ David Takes Aim at Gun Lobby (Evening Standard)

by Brendan O'Malley June 20, 2016

He might be called David Cross but David Furious might be more apt right now. The Atlanta-born performer is famous for his quirky humour and playing oddball Tobias Fünke in sitcom Arrested Development, but has clearly been fired up by recent events. In the sarcastically titled Making America Great Again he is angrier than ever. The unashamed Anglophile warmed up with a few easily digestible quips about dodgy eco-friendly soap and dodgier Devon pubs, and...

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Review: David Cross at Manchester Academy (Manchester Evening News)

Review: David Cross at Manchester Academy (Manchester Evening News)

by Brendan O'Malley June 20, 2016

It's praise all round for David Cross on his first ever UK stand up tour and first time back on the comedy circuit in six years! You can't help but feel there are few comics we need more than Cross in such a turbulent political climate...  so his razor-sharp brand of political commentary lends itself perfectly to the age of Donald Trump and, sure enough, this tour - unbelievably, Cross' first overseas - apes the real estate mogul's campaign...

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Netflix Original: David Cross Making America Great Again

Netflix Original: David Cross Making America Great Again

by Brendan O'Malley June 19, 2016

David skewers Donald Trump, religious taboos and American swagger in a provocative night of comedy at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. Watch now on Netflix.

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At the Paramount, Cross Makes Nastiness Great Again (Again) (The Austin Chronicle)

At the Paramount, Cross Makes Nastiness Great Again (Again) (The Austin Chronicle)

by Brendan O'Malley April 23, 2016

At Friday’s taping of David Cross’ Netflix special, the Paramount Theatre began to take on the hue of an acid rain cloud. Some of that was because the production team had chosen a blueish-purple lighting scheme, but the comedian, in the fourth month of his “Making America Great Again!!” tour, was also in prime form, hitting new levels of acrid genius. Read Sean L. Malin's full review at AustinChronicle.com

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David Cross’s ‘Making America Great Again!’ Skewers Resentment-Filled Dogma (The New York Times)

David Cross’s ‘Making America Great Again!’ Skewers Resentment-Filled Dogma (The New York Times)

by Brendan O'Malley March 27, 2016

To understand the appeal of Donald J. Trump, shift your focus from political pundits (who have repeatedly underestimated him) to stand-up comics. One reason Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Louis C.K. are among the most trusted figures in popular culture is that they bluntly articulate the dark things people think but don’t say. Presidential front-runners have traditionally taken a more diplomatic approach, but Mr. Trump broke the mold, dispensing with scripted speeches while trafficking in...

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David Cross Says He, Not Donald Trump, Is 'Making America Great Again' (WBUR NPR Boston)

David Cross Says He, Not Donald Trump, Is 'Making America Great Again' (WBUR NPR Boston)

by Brendan O'Malley March 21, 2016

David Cross last did the standup circuit in 2010, but his status as one of America’s top comics remains intact. He’s in the midst of a 50-date tour and has been selling many of those dates out; he’s certain to draw a full house at each of his three shows at the Wilbur Theatre, two evening gigs on Sunday March 27 and one Tuesday March 29. Read Jim Sullivan's interview on the WBUR Boston website.

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David Cross on 'Hits,' Fame and the Mr. Show Reunion (Rolling Stone)

David Cross on 'Hits,' Fame and the Mr. Show Reunion (Rolling Stone)

by Brendan O'Malley February 12, 2016

When David Cross enters the designated interview room at his publicist's office, he sits through about half a question before trying to steal my interview notes and start riffing. "Let me take a look at those," he says. When I pull them away, he goes, "No?" and laughs. "All right."    Read Kory Grow's full interview on RollingStone.com

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David Cross on Extending Tour and Why Arena Shows 'Sound Terrible' (Rolling Stone)

David Cross on Extending Tour and Why Arena Shows 'Sound Terrible' (Rolling Stone)

by Brendan O'Malley February 12, 2016

Two months into his first stand-up tour in six years, comic David Cross announced the addition of 15 dates Monday morning to his busy schedule of 53 cities. Already Cross's biggest and most ambitious run of shows, new dates of the Making America Great Again tour will allow the comedian to do the show as much as possible before his planned taping at the Moontower Comedy Festival in April finds a wider release. Read Kory Grow's full interview on RollingStone.com

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