Stand-Up Recommendations From Pop Culture Happy Hour : Monkey See You can find new stand-up specials just about every week. In fact, you can find so many that it's hard to keep track of them all. So we spent this episode recommending a few.
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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Great Big Stand-Up Roundup

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Great Big Stand-Up Roundup

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Great Big Stand-Up Roundup

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Great Big Stand-Up Roundup

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Ali Wong performing during her latest Netflix stand-up special, Hard Knock Wife. Ken Woroner/Netflix hide caption

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Ali Wong performing during her latest Netflix stand-up special, Hard Knock Wife.

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We paused this week to bring you a bit of a respite from the news that's still often incisive, smart, and essential. In other words, we're talking stand-up comedy. You can listen to the show to hear all of the recommendations from me, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and our friend Mike Katzif — and to hear the performers in their own words — but here's the list if you're trying to track them down:

So enjoy this break from the news, and we'll see you Friday, when we'll be talking dinosaurs.