There is nothing better than winding the day down with some comedy, especially as the evenings are coming sooner. And with the Netflix stand-up comedy section growing by the day, the options are endless. And while we could pull out some of the standard, old stand-up comedies, there are some newer pieces on Netflix worth checking out. Some are from talent we all know and love, and others by up-and-comers, but they all hit the funny bone just right. Perfect for the ‘Netflix and chill’ night in, we recommend checking out one or all of these great stand-ups.
Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive 2013 ‧ Comedy/Stand-up comedy ‧ 1h 20m Synopsis: Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive is a 2013 American stand-up comedy film written by and starring Aziz Ansari. It was shot at at Merriam Theater in Philadelphia in April 2013, as part of his 75-city “Buried Alive” world tour.
Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special! 2012 ‧ Comedy/Stand-up comedy ‧ 50m Synopsis: Spend an intimate evening with Maria Bamford in her cozy ‘shot-at-home’ comedy special. Gleeful, thrilling, and oh so awkward Maria gets snug with her two person audience consisting of only her parents.
Jen Kirkman: I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) 2015 ‧ Comedy/Stand-up comedy ‧ 80m Synopsis: Jen Kirkman’s original comedy special delivers some sharp, hilarious truths about life at 40 as filmed at the North Door in Austin, Texas.
Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale 2006 ‧ Comedy/Stand-up comedy ‧ 72m Synopsis: In this brand-new comedy performance, he’s more hilarious than ever with his unique style of self-deprecating observations and catty audience commentary.
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats 2014 ‧ Comedy/Stand-up comedy ‧ 75m Synopsis: “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star Chelsea Peretti showcases her diverse talents in this dark yet silly reimagining of the comedy special.