Drew Michael Reviews

December 19, 2018
The HBO show makes me think. It's inventive and cerebral, and insists that you ponder the mechanics of comedy, which is a valuable exercise. But it also leaves me asking... "Where's the funny in this?"
August 24, 2018
He hits emotional notes that stand-up rarely does, an impressive feat for a cerebral comic who, by his account, has trouble being vulnerable.
December 19, 2018
A tense and stressful comedy special to watch, though it is definitely a comedy special, and is frequently hilarious. The context does sometimes make you feel insane for laughing out loud, though.
August 30, 2018
Like most men in stand-up comedy, Michael dwells on his problems finding and nurturing a lasting relationship. But Michael is not most men, nor most comedians.
August 24, 2018
Drew Michael argues that the stand-up special can make us think, cry, fume with anger, disagree, and also, hopefully, laugh.
August 24, 2018
As disorienting as Drew Michael may be, it may also help teach audiences more about themselves -- their tastes in comedy, television and art -- than previously known.