Because most of our moments in 2020 have either been canceled, postponed, or all-out deconstructed, we’re humbled and beyond elated to spend the rest of the year following icon and multi-hyphenate of funny, David Cross.
Recorded in 2019, the second season of Assembly finds host Robert Milazzo following Cross around as he shapes his new stand-up act through a set of intimate gigs in Brooklyn, New York. There will be friends, family, and colleagues.
In Part 1, "Nothing to See Here”, Cross gets back to basics to put together his next feat of stand-up comedy. However, when his basics meet his roots – after all, roots are never truly abandoned – his choices need some dialogue.
Is Cross his own best mouthpiece or do we need to ask around? Special guests for the Season 2 premiere include H. Jon Benjamin, Janeane Garofalo, Patton Oswalt, and Sarah Silverman with original music by Fred Armisen.
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How far does David Cross like to take the joke? What's going on in his mind when he's making us laugh? And will anyone have the nerve to ever talk back to him? In Part 5, "David Hit the Atmosphere", we take a few last shots before saying good-night.
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When comedians ask questions, their audiences are all too happy to answer … like it or not. In Part 4, "Is This Who I Am", we examine how feedback factors heavily into David Cross' current process and how it works for him.
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If someone makes a joke but no one hears it ... is it still funny? In Part 3, "Your Shows of Show", we examine David Cross' not-quite-hate-but-far-from-love relationship with the audience, and how they're now key to his ensuing process.
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