May 12, 2016


Michael Ian Black Previews New Stand-Up Special 'Noted Expert': Video Interview

Michael Ian Black's acerbic style has been a staple of the comedy world for years. Though he spends a lot of time acting in projects like Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and The Jim Gaffigan Show, plus writing children's books like A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea and A Child's First Book of Trump, he recently recorded his first new stand-up special in five years.

Premiering Friday, May 13 on EPIX at 10/9c, Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert will touch on topics including gender roles, parenting and politics. "Some of these jokes are about my family, and at their expense. A lot of the jokes are at my expense," he says, adopting a grin and proceeding, "and then, some of the jokes are about abortion." 

Watch the Fuse interview above, where you'll also get Black's bulletproof expertise on Zayn MalikHansonJustin BieberKanye West and Coldplay.

Filmed at John Jay College in Manhattan, Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert will play on EPIX and all weekend, which happens to be a free preview weekend for the channel.