Anthony Jeselnik tells jokes that take guts. In a voice that's faintly evocative of a young Christopher Walken, the Pittsburgh native builds his act on the traditional framework of premise, set-up, and punchline. Of course, the same thing could be said of comedians writ large, but most also incorporate several other skills—storytelling, riffing, crowd interaction—as tools to cushion the blow from the occasional failed bit. Staring into the teeth of consternation over your latest breast-cancer joke, armed with nothing but more of the same? That's ballsy. To further add to the... More >>>