NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How cool! The first stand-up special by Nick Kroll ("The League"), "Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool" will be released on DVD and DTO by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment. The DVD is uncensored and extended with over 20 minutes of material not seen on COMEDY CENTRAL and 20 minutes of bonus features. The release of the DVD will coincide with the premiere of new episodes of "The League" on FX. "Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool" will be released in the U.S. on DVD and download-to-own including iTunes, Amazon Video On Demand and in high definition on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Store.
Kroll blows the doors off the conventional stand-up special, weaving in hilarious short films as well as appearances from his infamous characters Fabrice Fabrice, Bobby Bottleservice El Chupacabra and Gil Faizon. Filmed live at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg, this extended and uncensored special is a must own for all comedy fans. The DVD is also packed with 20 minutes of bonus features that include: a Fabrice Q & A with the audience, Fabrice after show, Fabrice outtakes, Bobby B outtakes, Oh, Hello outtakes and the Chupa sponsor reel.
Kroll leads the pack of a new generation of comedy minds as a versatile actor, writer and producer. He has been named one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" and was featured in COMEDY CENTRAL's "Hot List of '09". Currently, Kroll stars on FX's comedy series, "The League," a part-improv, part-scripted comedy from Jackie and Jeff Schaffer ("Seinfeld," "Curb Your Enthusiasm") that is set to return in October. He also appeared in "Little Fockers," opposite Ben Stiller, "Dinner for Schmucks," opposite Paul Rudd and "Date Night," opposite Steve Carell and Tina Fey. Other feature credits include "Get Him to the Greek," "I Love You Man" and "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy." Kroll's writing work includes contributions to "Chappelle's Show," "The Life and Times of Time," "Human Giant" and the best selling coffee table book, Bar Mitzvah Disco, which he co-wrote.
Additionally, Kroll lends his voice to the animated series, "The Life and Times of Time" for HBO, in which he plays Stu, Tim's best friend. He starred in ABC's "Cavemen," based on the highly popular Geico advertisements and has also made appearances on CBS's "Worst Week," VH1's "Best Week Ever" and on "RENO 911!" He is also well known for his characters, including: Fabrice Fabrice, the craft services coordinator for the TV show "That's So Raven;" Bobby Bottleservice, who loves his mother very much and wears Ed Hardy head to toe; and Gil Faizon, an upper west side, middle-aged divorcee who is obsessed with Alan Alda, of the "Oh, Hello Show," which he created with John Mulaney.
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