Hear an exclusive track from Kurt Braunohler’s new comedy special, Trust Me

Comedian Kurt Braunohler is set to premiere his first one-hour stand-up special on Comedy Central next week called Trust Me, and it’s all based around Braunohler trying to “undermine the authority unfairly assigned to white male speakers.” The A.V. Club has the exclusive premiere of a track from the special’s…

Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal remade Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” video for Mikal Cronin

You can do a lot of dumb shit with $5,000. You can buy 15,000 limes, see 500 matinee movie screenings, or buy a semi-junky car and drive it into a lake. You can also film a pseudo-shot-by-shot reenactment of Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” music video. That’s what Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal did: The pair were given…

Comedy Central orders late-night talk show from Kurt Braunohler

Shamelessly riding that sweet, sweet @midnight gravy train to success, shiftless layabout Kurt Braunohler has received a pilot order for his own late-night show on Comedy Central. Called Gettin’ Some Strange With Kurt Braunohler, the show will feature Braunohler’s commentary on the weird news of the day— “revealing,” …

Hey Chicago, see Kurt Braunohler and Wyatt Cenac for free (also: a jet ski)

Chicago, you are in luck yet again. As part of a special kick-off for The A.V. Club’s first annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival, we’re co-presenting a very special evening of comedy with Kurt Braunohler and Wyatt Cenac at Schubas on May 29. The following day, Braunohler will attempt the unattemptable: He will jet ski…