Comedy

Kyle Kinane on Bucking the Depressed Comedian Stereotype and His New Special

Even at its most depraved, the comedy of Kyle Kinane exudes a sort of busted up Zen quality. The Midwesterner is uproarious and crass, but also curiously positive.

"Yeah, well sometimes it seems like a comedians make a conscious choice make to fun everything and act superior to [their] surroundings for comedic effect," Kinane explains, his gravely voice instantly familiar from his gig voicing Comedy Central's on-air verbiage.

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.