Netflix: Top 5 Stand-Up Comedians 

Twitter fave Patton Oswalt taps into the profound and the heartbreaking with his 2017 special 'Annihilation', a set that ranges from the plight of comedy in the Trump era to a soul-searching exploration of grief in the wake of the tragically early passing of his wife Michelle McNamara.

Best known as the co-creator of 'Chappelle’s Show', Neal Brennan takes the stage solo in his candid '3 Mics' , innovative exploration of the place where comedy meets personal pain.

The expert camera use and home viewer-friendly staging is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the delights of 'Homecoming King', which transforms Hasan Minhaj's hit off-Broadway show into stunning Netflix special.

'Portlandia' star Fred Armisen dives headfirst into shtick and observational humor with 'Standup for Drummers', a comedy set almost entirely dedicated to music and drumming, performed on a stage decorated with four drumsets, in front of an audience of fellow drummers.

In addition to writing, directing, and starring in the hilarious Fire Island (a queer, comedic take on 'Pride and Prejudice') and stealing scenes in 'Loot', Joel Kim Booster has a new stand-up special on Netflix called 'Psychosexual'. He splits the hour into three breezy acts: one that centers around his identity as a gay Asian man, another with more generic jokes, and finally, a particularly raunchy section about sex.

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