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Recorded over a span of 30 years (1984-2015), The Chronicles of Federman is a truly unique debut album from veteran comedian Wayne Federman. This three volume set documents Wayne's journey from New York's traditional comedy clubs during the "comedy boom" of the 80s, to Los Angeles's alternative rooms, and on to major theaters and festivals The album provides a fascinating look at both the development of an original comedian who continues to create inspired material, and the evolution of modern American stand-up over the past thirty years.

Wayne’s talents reach beyond that of a legendary stand-up. He is also a successful actor known for his appearances on television and in movies such as The X-Files, Community, The Larry Sanders Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Funny People, Knocked Up, Fifty First Dates, Legally Blonde, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Step Brothers. He was the head monologue writer for NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon over its first year, and also created the wildly successful Annual Wayne Federman International Film Festival.

"Epic... hilarious... inspired... whimsical.... unique and insightful. We are all so lucky when we get to spend any time with Wayne Federman." - Judd Apatow

"A 3-disc, massive retrospective of his amazing career. Basically a box-set of his life. Go get it." - Patton Oswalt

"...serving almost as a historical overview of how the form has changed and developed over the last three decades. It’s one of the most important comedy albums of the year." - Paste Magazine

"The most ubiquitous comedian in LA ... Wayne Federman might not quite be a household name, but in LA s sprawling comedy scene he's That Guy every comic seems to know." -The Daily Beast

"Maybe the only comic who has his own annual international film festival ... Federman has discovered that the audience is a true hybrid of stand-up comedy fans and film geeks." -Los Angeles Times