The Sound of Young America: The Best Comedy of 2009 Special

Episode 73

28th December 2009

Some of our favorite comedy of 2009, from The Sound of Young America and elsewhere, in one easy-to-listen-to hour of audio.

Episode notes

The Sound of Young America presents our favorite comedy of 2009 in one easy-to-listen-to special.

Maria Bamford from Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome

Greg Behrendt from Greg Behrendt is That Guy from That Thing

Patton Oswalt from My Weakness Is Strong

Tig Notaro – Excerpt from her set at MaxFunCon

Kasper HauserMundo Des Perros

Dana Gould from Dana Gould: Let Me Put My Thoughts In You

John Mulaney from The Top Part

Al Madrigal from Half Breed

Scott Simpson – Shoestore DJ

Paul F. Tompkins from Freak Wharf

In this episode...

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  • The Best Comedy of 2009
  • Maria Bamford
  • John Mulaney
  • Tig Notaro
  • Patton Oswalt
  • Greg Behrendt

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