Andy Kindler's "State of The Industry"

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photoFor the last ten years, Andly Kindler has delivered on a ruthless campaign against what he calls "hack" comedy — comedy that isn't funny.

Once each year, after poring over the year's sitcoms, movie comedies, and stand-up shows, Kindler delivers his "State of The Industry Speech."

It happens at the Montreal "Just for Laughs" comedy festival, and the audience is made up of comedy world pros only. Jeff Foxworthy, Jimmy Fallon, and Rosie O'Donnell have all been pummeled in Andy Kindler's comedy sling fest.

Hear a conversation with Kindler about the state of comedy today.


Andy Kindler, stand-up comedian.

This program aired on August 19, 2005.


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