Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe
|Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe|
|Live album by|
|Released||August 28, 2012|
|Recorded||February 25, 2012 at The Warner Theatre in Washington D.C.|
|Label||Comedy Central Records|
|Jim Gaffigan chronology|
Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe is the eighth album released by American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan. The album was self-released on the comedian's website for $5.00 following previously successful $5.00 experiments done by comedians such as Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari. One dollar in every five dollars used to purchase the album will be donated to The Bob Woodruff Foundation, helping veterans and their families.
In December 2012, the album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
CD and DVD release
CD track listing
- 4 Kids
- Working Out
- Hotel Pools
Coinciding with the album release, the DVD was also made available on August 28, 2012. It is the third of Gaffigan's stand up acts to be released to home video. The special was directed by Jay Karas.
- "Jim Gaffigan Reveals Why He Did the $5 Download and the Risks That Came With It (Q&A)". The Hollywood Reporter. April 12, 2012. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- Heisler, Steve. "Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe". AV Club. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
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