1. Kevin Pollak Live From the Improv Comedy: Kevin Pollak Live From the Improv Improv May 25, 1987 The great actor, impressionist, and comedian is featured during the heart of the '80s stand-up boom with Taylor Negron, Sinband, and more.
  2. Moms Mabley at Newport 1964 Comedy: Moms Mabley at Newport 1964 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 5, 1964 The outrageous comedian delivers her signature line: ''Ain't nothin' an old man can do for me but bring me a message from a young man.''
  3. GRAMMY WINNER: Weird Al Yankovic Comedy: GRAMMY WINNER: Weird Al Yankovic Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984 The master of puns and parody won "Best Comedy Album" for Mandatory Fun. Hear him perform "Eat It" and "Yoda" in 1984.
  4. Martin Mull Slays D.C. in '73 Comedy: Martin Mull Slays D.C. in '73 DAR Constitution Hall Mar 10, 1973 The comedian shows off his accomplished guitar chops and acerbic wit on humorous ditties like "Eggs," "Ventriloquist Love" and "Zipper Fly."
  5. Reggie Watts' Uncommonly Bizarre Genius Comedy: Reggie Watts' Uncommonly Bizarre Genius Big Orange Studios May 23, 2011 The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
  6. Brad Garrett at the Improv Comedy: Brad Garrett at the Improv Improv May 23, 1988 The fan-favorite from Everybody Loves Raymond and 'Til Death kicks off this sampler from the famed comedy club.
  7. Phyllis Diller's Searing Standup Comedy: Phyllis Diller's Searing Standup Avery Fisher Hall Jul 1, 1975 The late, pioneering female comedian burns through a rapid-fire string of putdowns about her mother-in-law while opening for Chet Baker in '75.
  8. Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Comedy: Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984 The parodist-accordianist takes on Michael Jackson ("Eat It"), Jim Croce ("If I Could Make Love to a Bottle") and others in this '84 concert.
  9. Howard Stern Welcomes SRV Comedy: Howard Stern Welcomes SRV Episode 15 Dec 12, 1986 Howard coaxes some explosive solo playing out of the Texas blues guitar master before a studio audience in 1986.
  10. Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Comedy: Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.
  11. Monty Python's Flying Circus in NYC Comedy: Monty Python's Flying Circus in NYC City Center Apr 23, 1976 Hear the Brit comedy troupe perform "The Lumberjack Song" and other hilarious bits like "Travel Agent" and "Nudge Nudge" in this '76 show.
  12. Jackie Mason: Brand New Comedy: Jackie Mason: Brand New New York City Jun 11, 1991 The standup (and voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in "The Simpsons") skewers politics, Jewish-Gentile differences and more in this '91 concert.
  13. Cheech and Chong Light Up the Bowl Comedy: Cheech and Chong Light Up the Bowl Cotton Bowl Jul 1, 1978 The stony duo breaks up the sets in the '78 Texxas World Music Festival with some serious comic relief hosted in the Cotton Bowl.
  14. Groucho Marx in '72 Comedy: Groucho Marx in '72 Masonic Auditorium Aug 11, 1972 The comedy legend recalls some of his favorite childhood anecdotes including his first love and his namesake.
  1. Bob Hope Lends a Hand Comedy: Bob Hope Lends a Hand Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium Nov 26, 1989 After the Bay Area suffered the '89 Earthquake, Bill Graham reached out to a comedy legend to tell jokes and raise money.
  2. Flo & Eddie in New Jersey Comedy: Flo & Eddie in New Jersey Capitol Theatre Oct 29, 1975 These guys are completely insane. Watch the rock-meets-stand-up spectacle complete with simulated sex acts on a stuffed hippo.
  3. Uncut: Eddie Murphy at the Felt Forum, '86 Comedy: Uncut: Eddie Murphy at the Felt Forum, '86 Felt Forum Aug 27, 1986 Bringing new meaning to the term "Uncut," this 1986 performance from the height of the former SNL star's stand-up career is not for the faint.
  4. Arlo Guthrie: Cut-Up With a Conscience Comedy: Arlo Guthrie: Cut-Up With a Conscience Newport Folk Festival Jul 26, 1968 Hippie troubador/monologist and son of Woody Guthrie satirizes the FBI and rules on the beach in his wry spoken word intros to tunes in this '68 concert.
  5. Uncut: Alan King at Harvard Comedy: Uncut: Alan King at Harvard Performance Center Mar 27, 1997 The Borscht Belt veteran and Ed Sullivan Show regular moderates a panel with fellow comics Tim Conway, Paul Rodriguez and Buddy Hackett.
  6. Aqua Teen Hunger Force for Xmas Comedy: Aqua Teen Hunger Force for Xmas Daytrotter Studio Dec 22, 2009 The Teens dropped by Daytrotter to spread some holiday cheer, and some boogers. Neighbor Glenn Danzig, sadly, does not appear.
  7. Rodney Dangerfield at Catch a Rising Star Comedy: Rodney Dangerfield at Catch a Rising Star Catch a Rising Star Jul 25, 1983 Recorded a month before the premiere of his leading role in Easy Money, this '83 set finds Rodney at his peak, still getting no respect.
  8. Remembering Jackie Moms Mabley Comedy: Remembering Jackie Moms Mabley Newport Jazz Festival Jul 5, 1964 The pioneering comedienne is the subject of a new documentary by Whoopi Goldberg which premieres tonight on HBO. Hear her in '64.
  9. Reggie Watts at Daytrotter Studio Comedy: Reggie Watts at Daytrotter Studio Big Orange Studios May 23, 2011 Reggie's loop-based electronic soul provides the backdrop to his vivid stream of consciousness verses. The man is operating on a whole different plane.
  10. Garry Shandling at Comic Relief, 1986 Comedy: Garry Shandling at Comic Relief, 1986 Universal Amphitheatre Mar 29, 1986 The acerbic standup kills at this benefit concert featuring Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, George Carlin and Joe Piscopo.
  11. Eugene Mirman Fought the Law Comedy: Eugene Mirman Fought the Law Daytrotter Studio Jun 26, 2008 It turns out the law won. The prolific comedian and voice of Gene Belcher on Bob's Burgers pokes fun at the man.
  12. A Conversation With Woody Allen Comedy: A Conversation With Woody Allen Jan 23, 1977 In this revealing interview from 1977, Woody talks about his comic influences, the craft of standup and his upcoming film, Annie Hall.