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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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Q&A with David Cross (The Washington Post)

Q&A with David Cross (The Washington Post)

by Brendan O'Malley February 12, 2016

The distinctive comedy of David Cross may be most widely known from his role as the eccentric Tobias Fünke on the television show “Arrested Development.” But he gained fans from his HBO sketch comedy series with Bob Odenkirk, “Mr. Show,” two decades ago, revived recently on Netflix as “W/Bob and David.” Read Roger Catlin's full interview on WashingtonPost.com

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Turns out David Cross is a stand-up guy (SF Gate)

Turns out David Cross is a stand-up guy (SF Gate)

by Brendan O'Malley January 26, 2016

For David Cross, the anxiety dreams have begun. And that’s a good thing. It’s been five years since the actor/comedian/writer has been on the road with a stand-up act. His last tour was in support of his book “I Drink for a Reason,” and this time, he’s in support of his physical rehabilitation. Read Chad Jones's full article on SFGate.com

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‘W/ Bob & David’ Brings Back a Sketch Comedy Duo (The New York Times)

‘W/ Bob & David’ Brings Back a Sketch Comedy Duo (The New York Times)

by Brendan O'Malley October 30, 2015

Ask a question of David Cross or Bob Odenkirk — say, how’s it going? — and either can answer for both of them. “Collectively, we’re good,” Mr. Cross said in a recent telephone conversation with this comedy duo that pioneered a style of rapid-fire, absurdist and acidly cynical sketches on the HBO series, “Mr. Show With Bob and David,” which ran from 1995 to 1998.  Read Dave Iztkoff's full article and interview on NYTimes.com

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Filmmaker David Cross Says It's No Wonder We All Want Fame (NPR: All Things Considered)

Filmmaker David Cross Says It's No Wonder We All Want Fame (NPR: All Things Considered)

by Brendan O'Malley February 14, 2015

If you know comedian David Cross, chances are you recognize him from his role as Tobias in the TV comedy Arrested Development. Now Cross is making his directorial debut with the dark comedy Hits, a film that explores how easy it is to become famous in our celebrity-obsessed culture.To read the full interview, visit NPR.org

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