COMEDY CENTRAL RECORDS® TO RELEASE
“JOE ROGAN: TALKING MONKEYS IN SPACE” CD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 30
The COMEDY CENTRAL Premiere Of “Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys In Space” Special
Airs On Saturday, March 27 At 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
NEW YORK, March 8, 2010 -- Joe Rogan takes on religion, Darwinism and more in his new CD, "Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space” released on March 30. The CD is a recording of Rogan’s stand-up special of the same title, which was filmed at the Southern Theater in Columbus, OH. The CD also contains 14 bonus tracks of Q & A with Rogan.
The COMEDY CENTRAL premiere of "Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space" one-hour stand-up special airs on Saturday, March 27 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The "Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space" extended and uncensored DVD will be released by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. “Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space” will be also available, extended and uncensored, on download-to-own platforms including iTunes and Amazon Video On Demand, as well as in standard and high definition versions on Xbox Live Marketplace, Zune and PlayStation Store.
“Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space” features Rogan's classic trademark of sharply insightful comedy delivered in straightforward and hard-edge style, tackling countless cultural taboos such as gay marriage, marijuana use and the anti-evolution debate.
"Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space" DVD is extended and uncensored with over 25 minutes of never-before-seen footage from the special. The DVD also contains over 15 minutes of behind-the-scenes bonus material. "Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space" will be also available, extended and uncensored, on download-to-own platforms including iTunes and Amazon Video On Demand, as well as in standard and high definition versions on Xbox Live Marketplace, Zune and PlayStation Store.
With a successful history as a television host and over 20 years of performing stand-up comedy, Rogan has proven to be a major player in the entertainment industry. The Guardian newspaper called Rogan, "One of the most complex and exciting stand-ups working in America today." Rogan’s first hour special, “Joe Rogan Live,” which premiered on Showtime in 2007, is available on DVD. He released two critically-acclaimed CDs, “Shiny Happy Jihad” (2007-Comedy Central Records) and “I’m Gonna Be Dead Some Day” (2000-Warner Bros. Records).
Since 2002, Rogan provides color commentary for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) on Pay-Per-View and Spike TV. He was the host of the hugely successful reality show, “Fear Factor,” for six seasons on NBC and played Joe Garrelli, the resident electrician on the hit NBC comedy series “NewsRadio.” Rogan's personal blog featuring daily posts is available at www.JoeRogan.net.
Previously-released recordings by COMEDY CENTRAL Records include: George Lopez’ “Tall Dark and Chicano,” Greg Giraldo’s “Midlife Vices,” Nick Swardson’s “Seriously, Who Farted?,” Doug Benson’s “Unbalanced Load,” Dane Cook’s “ISolated INcident,” Cook's platinum-selling "Harmful If Swallowed" and double-platinum "Retaliation," Mitch Hedberg’s “Do You Believe in Gosh?,” Grammy Award-winning "Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance," Grammy Award-nominees’ Steven Wright's "I Still Have A Pony" and George Lopez' "America's Mexican," Joe Rogan's "Shiny Happy Jihad," Christopher Titus's "5th Annual End Of The World Tour," Norm MacDonald's "Ridiculous," Demetri Martin's "These Are Jokes," "Jim Gaffigan: Beyond The Pale," Mike Birbiglia’s “My Secret Public Journal Live," D.L. Hughley's "Notes From The GED Section" and Dave Attell's "Skanks For The Memories."
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