Who else could make an apocalyptic scenario hilarious? Maron scoffs at supplements, wildfires, and evangelizes, all of which lead to a great ultimate joke that gets you rolling around. If you like this special, try Maron’s 2017 special, “Too Real.”
“Chelsea Handler: Evolution” (HBO Max)
It’s not that you want to cry at a special performance, but Handler takes the audience on an emotional journey in this special, for the first time in her six years. She’s in her best form here, filmed live in front of a small, socially marginalized audience at the tables due to the pandemic. Handler talks about fitness, personal growth and 50 Cent.
“Michelle Buteau: Wecome to Buteaupia”; (Netflix)
Buteau is a spark of positivity and agility. She talks about motherhood of twins, Dutch husband’s language and self-love.
“Sam Jay: 3 In the Morning” (Netflix)
“Tim Heidecker: An Evening With Tim Heidecker” (YouTube)
Heidecker made the joke of itself, turning things inside out. It was even more fun as it continued. And no, Julia Roberts wasn’t in the audience.