Kyle Kinane

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Kyle Kinane
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Kyle Kinane in 2013
Born (1976-12-23) December 23, 1976 (age 38)

Kyle Christian Kinane (born December 23, 1976) is an American stand-up comedian from Addison, Illinois.


Kinane's first television appearance was on The Nanny playing "Young Roger Clinton".[citation needed]

His debut album Death of the Party, recorded at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles and released in 2010 on AST Records, has won critical acclaim.[1] Kinane was also named in Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch in 2010"[2]

Kinane has had a longstanding relationship with the cable channel Comedy Central, including serving as the voice for their on-air announcements since 2011.[3] His first Comedy Central Presents half hour special was on February 25, 2011. Other Comedy Central programs on which he has appeared include Drunk History (on which he retold the story of the Haymarket affair while drunk), the game show @midnight (which he has won seven times)[citation needed] and the 2014 animated series TripTank.[4]

Kinane's first stand-up comedy DVD special, Whiskey Icarus, was released in 2012. His second stand-up DVD special, I Liked His Old Stuff Better, was released in 2015.[5]

Kinane has performed his stand-up on television programs Last Call with Carson Daly, Live at Gotham, Conan and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He has opened for comedians Patton Oswalt and Daniel Tosh on tour.

He has appeared on many audio and video podcasts, including Doug Loves Movies, Getting Doug with High, The Grandma's Virginity Podcast, The Nerdist Podcast,[6] Comedy Film Nerds,[7] Stop Podcasting Yourself,[8] The Adam Carolla Show,[9] You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes,[10] All Growz Up with Melinda Hill[11] and WTF with Marc Maron.[12]


Year Album
2010 Death of the Party
2012 Whiskey Icarus
2015 I Liked His Old Stuff Better


  1. ^ "Kyle Kinane: Death of the Party - Album Review". 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  2. ^ Heisler, Steve (2010-07-13). "10 Comics to Watch: Kyle Kinane - Entertainment News, Legit News, Media". Variety. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  3. ^ Gonzalo, Cordova. "Comedy Central Insider - Kyle Kinane Is the New Voice of Comedy Central". Comedy Central Insider. Comedy Central Insider. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ Rubino, Lindsay. "Multichannel News - Comedy Central Greenlights Series on Animated Shorts". Multichannel News. Multichannel News. Retrieved October 31, 2012. 
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  6. ^ "Nerdist Podcast #51: Comedians You Should Know!". Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Ep 58 with Kyle Kinane on Comedy Film Nerds". DailySplice. 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  8. ^ "Stop Podcasting Yourself 133 - Kyle Kinane". Maximum Fun. 2010-09-27. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  9. ^ "The Adam Carolla Show - Kyle Kinane | The Adam Carolla Show". 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  10. ^ "You Made it Weird #30: Kyle Kinane". Nerdist. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  11. ^ Carrie, Stephanie. "Steph’s LA Weekly Feature Series – Melinda Hill’s Romantic Encounters". Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "WTF with Marc Maron Episode 30 - Kyle Kinane". WTF with Marc Maron. Retrieved 23 Feb 2015. 

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