Maria Bamford: Female Comedians Still Can’t Get Through

Maria Bamford
Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford

Written: Joseph Santiago

Date: February 11, 2020

Maria Bamford: Female Comedians Still Can’t Get Through

Maria Bamford has been a stand-up comic for more than 30 years. It is likely that she’s one of your all-time favorites, or you just haven’t heard about her.

This week, Bamford will be releasing another hour-long special, the third of her series. It is titled “Weakness is the Brand,” which is based on how she explains her shakiness in both hands and feet to her audience.

Bamford has a tremor that can be quite distracting, especially in a performer. She imitates a critic who asks why she wouldn’t take medication to offset the hundreds she’s already on so he can feel more comfortable, to which she replies “weakness is the brand.” read more

21 Top Stand-Up Performances of All Time

We talked about some of the best stand-up performances previously on Netflix. To try and create a comprehensive list of all the best stand-up performances would be virtually impossible, but we’ve never shied away from the impossible here at BCT. After all, we were the first website to bring NYC comedy fans an online marketplace for tickets.

For those of you that can’t attend a live stand-up routine at the Greenwich Village Comedy Club, or visit Rodney Dangerfield’s namesake in person, sometimes a DVD or stream will have to do in a pinch. So you’re in the mood for comedy right this second? Here’s a list of 21 stand-up favorites that are sure to delight funny bones of all shapes and sizes. read more