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Stand-Up Kurt Metzger on Media Shit Storms and Comedy

You may know Kurt Metzger for his role as an opinionated nihilist on Louie CK's Horace and Pete, as a well known stand-up comic in the New York scene, or for his writing work on Inside Amy Schumer and...
2016-12-13 12:19:16
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You may know Kurt Metzger for his role as an opinionated nihilist on Louie CK's Horace and Pete, as a well known stand-up comic in the New York scene, or for his writing work on Inside Amy Schumer and Chappelle Show. You might also know him for his controversial comments that made headlines back in August, which comes up as the number #1 result if you Google 'Kurt Metzger'. He's in Shanghai this week for shows on Friday and Saturday at the Kung Fu Komedy Club, who are calling him their biggest international booking.

I caught up with Kurt ahead of his show. He was a bit abrasive, but also humble, and seriously funny. We talked about American media, acting, and comedy. Read the full interview inside.

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