IAN KARMEL is a Portland comedian whose unique perspective landed him the “Funniest Person in Portland” crown. His debut album ‘9.2 On Pitchfork’, recorded live before a hometown crowd, finds Ian waxing poetic about reviving Pimp My Ride, his differences with Harry Styles, being Jewish (but atheist) and other hilarious anecdotes. Ian made his late night debut on CONAN, appeared regularly on Chelsea Lately, plus TV credits including IFC’s Portlandia and the Travel Channel’s Best Sandwich in America, as well as a post-game analyst and commentator for the Portland Trailblazers. He currently lives in LA where he is a writer for CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden. iankarmel.com
released November 13, 2015
Thank you, Portland.
Deepest thanks and love mom and dad, Nick, Bear, J-Block, AK-Weaser, Meg, Kat. Fuck Graham. Fuck Dan. Fuck Nic. Jen, you're cool. Fuck Nate. Sean Jordan is a coward. Shane Torres can't dunk. Ron Funches won't dunk. Thank you Braunger and Kinane. Thank you Kara and Rachel. Thank you Portland Mercury. Thank you Portland Trail Blazers. Thank you Kill Rock Stars. Thank you Chelsea Handler. Thank you James Corden. Thank you Nana and Papa, Aa-ee and Uncle Scott, Danielle, Michelle, Patrick. Thank you Tom Johnson. Amanda, I still have a major crush on you.
Recorded at Mississippi Studios in Portland, Oregon on
February 7th, 2015.
Recorded by Jeff Simmons
Mixed and mastered by Mike Erwin
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