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Flaw Fest

by Joseph Scrimshaw

A live comedy album full of fun comedy jokes about horrible human flaws plus a bonus album of awesome songs inspired by the comedy show.
Genre: Spoken Word: Comedy
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1. A Flawed Introduction
Joseph Scrimshaw
2:27 album only
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2. Goldencrouch
Joseph Scrimshaw
8:59 album only
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3. Stubborn Bears
Joseph Scrimshaw
8:10 album only
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4. Sincere F**king Eggs
Joseph Scrimshaw
8:55 album only
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5. Degrees of Failure
Joseph Scrimshaw
1:05 album only
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6. Halting Mister Alcohol
Joseph Scrimshaw
11:31 album only
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7. The Optimism Menace
Joseph Scrimshaw
7:07 album only
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8. Damn You, Devin
Joseph Scrimshaw
3:36 album only
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9. A Flawed Climax (feat. Bill Corbett & Kevin Murphy)
Joseph Scrimshaw
2:48 album only
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10. Bonus Eggs
Joseph Scrimshaw
0:36 album only
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11. Flaw Fest
Paul & Storm
1:08 album only
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12. Chop Chop
Molly Lewis
2:30 album only
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13. Bond's Bad Day
Bill Corbett
3:15 album only
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14. No One Can Hear You (When You Crouch)
The Sevateem
3:21 album only
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15. Romancing the Bear
John Roderick
4:59 album only
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16. Wife Head
John Munson
3:24 album only
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17. Eggs
The Doubleclicks
3:11 album only
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18. Goodbye Mister Alcohol
Kevin Murphy
6:15 album only
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19. Not This Time (The Kaiju Song)
Mike Phirman
4:34 album only
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20. I Feel Bad (About What I Did)
The Dregs
4:02 album only
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21. Mister Suckface (feat. Kevin Murphy)
Joseph Scrimshaw
3:17 album only
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22. Thank You and I'm Sorry
Joseph Scrimshaw
11:07 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
“I am glad that Joseph Scrimshaw has the power of thought and audible speech, or else this very funny album would not exist.”
-John Hodgman

Flaw Fest is a live comedy album full of fun comedy jokes about horrible human flaws plus a bonus album of awesome songs inspired by the comedy show.

The comedy album details all my most entertaining flaws: a sloth driven obsession to play bad James Bond video games, a stubborn need to fight with large animals, the idiocy to drink something called a Watermelon Shooter, the hubris to write a rock n’ roll song about a helium balloon, the mysterious need to watch The Phantom Menace on purpose, and much more. Plus a cameo by my pals Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy of RiffTrax!

The music album features new songs by Paul & Storm, Molly Lewis, Bill Corbett, The Sevateem, John Roderick, John Munson, The Doubleclicks, Kevin Murphy, Mike Phirman, The Dregs, and even me.

The comedy show was first performed on Jonathan Coulton’s JoCoCruiseCrazy in February of 2013. Huge thanks to Jonathan and all the “Sea Monkeys” for the opportunity and great response.

The musicians on the cruise said nice things about the show and it made me think, “Hey, what if a bunch of musicians wrote songs inspired by the comedy show?”

In May of 2013, we launched a Kickstarter project to fund the recording of the comedy album and pay the musicians to write all the awesome songs. Gargantuan thanks to all who funded the album.

The comedy album was recorded live at The Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis, Minnesota in September of 2013. Ginormous thanks to the staff of the Bryant Lake Bowl, the friendly laughing audiences, and the audience volunteers featured on the final album: my mean eggs wife Katie Sisneros, my big eggs daughter Justin Roggenbuck, and my extra eggs wife Eric Stephen.

Finally, unfathomably large thanks to my wife, partner, and co-producer of this album, Sara Stevenson “Wife Head” Scrimshaw.

I hope the comedy and the music makes you laugh, think, rock out, and soft rock out. But more than anything, I hope you'll have fun celebrating the idea that we're all flawed and that's okay. Stupidly, hilariously okay.

A Flawed Thanks,
Joseph Scrimshaw

“Listen, we all have our own ‘I french kissed a bear’ stories.
But Scrimshaw’s is really funny.”
-Jonathan Coulton

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