scott thompson: not a fan
TO RELEASE SCOTT THOMPSON’S
DEBUT COMEDY ALBUM
NOT A FAN ON JULY 6, 2018
Comedy Dynamics announced today it will release Scott Thompson’s debut stand up comedy album Not A Fan on all digital audio retailers on July 6, 2018.
Scott Thompson’s Not A Fanis the debut stand up album from comedy veteran Scott Thompson. In this raw presentation, Thompson lets us into his hilarious life from his struggles growing up as a racially confused white child to his misadventures in Hollywood, his battle with cancer and the forces of toxic femininity. The album was recorded at the The Drake Hotel in Toronto, Canada.
“I’m very excited to announce the release of my first comedy album. What’s it like? All I can say is, in the words of the great Beyonce Knowles – “You’re probably not ready for my jelly, but you might like my jam,” said Scott Thompson, the comedian himself.
Well known to fans as a member of the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, Scott Thompson is anything but your average comedic talent. After Lorne Michaels discovered them in the late eighties, The Kids in the Hall created a groundbreaking television series which ran from 1989 to 1995 on CBC in Canada and on HBO and CBS in the United States. After the Kids left television in 1995, Scott and the boys went on to write and star in their own feature film, the cult favorite Brain Candy. Thompson appeared on Garry Shandling’s revolutionary comedy series The Larry Sanders Showand has made numerous guest appearances on various talk shows such as Politically Incorrect, The Late Show with David Lettermanand was a regular fixture on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Recently he was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Thompson, along with Paul Bellini, is the author of Buddy Babylon: The Autobiography of Buddy Cole, a hilarious memoir of one of Thompson’s most famous characters, bon vivant Buddy Cole.
He has appeared in such feature films as Ron Ronnie Run, The Pacifierand Mickey Blue Eyesand such television series as Hannibal, Reno 911!, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Carpoolers, The Odd Squad,Man Seeking Woman, Touched by an Angeland Degrassi High. He has also worked on various animation projects, as the titular character in the popular children’s television series Roboroach, and in Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Simpsonsand American Dad.
Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is one of the largest independent comedy production and distribution companies, producing Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the new scripted comedy on Hulu, There’s… Johnny!, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ’N On Tour, and Hulu’s Coming To The Stage. The company has worked with a wide range of established and emerging comedic talent including Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Katt Williams and many more. In total, 12 of Comedy Dynamics’ releases have been Grammy-nominated, with 2 wins.
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