Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

MONTREAL — Every year, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. It’s one of the biggest highlights of the weeks long festival as fellow comedians, agents, managers, producers, media and more gather to listen intensely to Kindler, who has made complaining into a comedic art form. SiriusXM Comedy was there to capture the audio and well, we’re here

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Audio interview: Andy Kindler goes after Louis C.K., state of comedy and more (Exclusive)

As he does every year, comic’s comic Andy Kindler delivered the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. For the uninitiated, the speech is delivered in a ballroom in front of hundreds of comedians and industry types. Kindler’s charge is to passionately explain to the crowd what exactly is wrong with the world of comedy. As part of that, Kindler doesn’t shy away

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Exclusive audio from Andy Kindler’s annual State of the Industry Address from Just For Laughs

Each year during the world’s arguably most important comedy festival, Just For Laughs, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address. And this year was no different as Kindler verbally destroyed the industry he’s been part of for decades as well as himself. You can read our review of this year’s address, which went down July 29, by clicking here. More exciting, however, we have eight exclusive audio

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Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs; yep, he still hates Dane Cook and Jay Leno

MONTREAL – Andy Kindler is a force; perhaps even The Force of which that nut Obi-Wan was always flapping his old man space gums about. Watching him perform… well, I hesitate to use the exhausting phrase “comedian’s comedian,” for fear of riddling this recap with disgusting triteness, but certainly Kindler works a crowd in what might best be described as the most accurate definition of a COMEDIAN. He doesn’t just

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Just For Laughs: Andy Kindler nails NBC, Jay Leno, George Lopez, more

MONTREAL — Though every year Andy Kindler tries to convince a room filled with a few hundred comedians and industry folks at the Just For Laughs comedy festival that he’s devastatingly underappreciated, clearly the man is loved. No other comedian would be afforded the time and space to deliver such a disjointed, poorly paced and uneven speech. And all those adjectives are part of the reason Kindler’s speech each year

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Just For Laughs: If Andy Kindler was Secretary of Funny

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MONTREAL — Every year, self-proclaimed underdog comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs festival. If you’re unfamiliar with this comedy ritual, let me explain it; it’s pretty simple. Kindler spends an hour telling a few hundred comedians and industry folks how much of a miserable failure he is in the business. In between

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