New doc explores history of Best Comedy Album Grammy

A new audio documentary from SiriusXM seeks to tell the history of the comedy at the Grammys. The documentary, called Obsessive Comedy Disorder: The 60 Year History of the Comedy Grammy Award will feature commentary from Sarah Silverman, Jim Gaffigan, D.L. Hughley, Weird Al Yankovic, Fred Armisen, and Kelly Carlin. The documentary will premiere February 7 at 5:00 p.m. ET on SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94. Comedy producer Dan Pasternack

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Grammy Nominations: Jim Gaffigan pre-congratulates Chris Rock or Dave Chappelle

Grammy nominations were announced on Friday morning, including the contenders for Best Comedy Album. And there are plenty of big names up for the honor. Dave Chappelle, who won the 2018 Grammy in this category, is nominated for his album Equanimity & The Bird Revelation. He is up against the 2017 winner, Patton Oswalt, who is nominated for his album Annihilation. Oswalt jokingly tweeted Friday morning that he and his

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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It’s the sixth year in a row they’ve done so. Griffin’s album this year Calm Down Gurrl, not unlike many of her previous “albums,” is simply one giant audio track extracted from her most recent stand-up special

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