Born: July 1973
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Next Tour Date

Saturday | July 20
8:00PM
Thunder Valley Casino
Lincoln, CA

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Works

Records

2015 Aren't You Embarrassed?
2012 What’s Wrong With People?
2009 Sebastian Live
2009 Comics Without Borders

Featuring multiple comedians

Specials (and other video)

2019 Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry
2016 Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That?
2014 Sebastian Maniscalco: Aren't You Embarrassed?
2012 Sebastian Maniscalco: What's Wrong With People?
2010 Just Like Us

Documentary about a comedy tour of the Middle East

2009 The Very Funny Show

Stand-up series that features multiple comedians

2009 Sebastian Live
2008 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show

Subtitle: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland

2008 Comics Without Borders

Features multiple comedians

2008 Comedy Central Presents Sebastian Maniscalco
2005 Premium Blend (Season 9)

Features multiple comedians

Books (by and about)

2018 Stay Hungry

Biography

Saying what we’re all thinking has always been Sebastian Maniscalco’s specialty.

Except when he says it, it’s a whole lot funnier.

And in his brand new Showtime standup special “Aren’t You Embarrassed?” debuting on November 14, the sophisticated comedian with the chiseled cheekbones gives us a hilarious reality check of the world we all find ourselves living in. Continuing to bring his witheringly sarcastic and exasperated take on modern behavior and etiquette in his second Showtime special in two years, Sebastian takes on everything from selfies that he calls “lonelies” (“Do you know how alone you have to be to have 838 photos of yourself in your bathroom?”) to online restaurant reviews (“Who’s got the time to write an 18 page essay on asparagus?”) to airport check-ins (“I’m taking out a boot,a sock,a toothpaste,does anyone know what two pounds is?”). The special has already spawned the Twitter hash tag #Aren’tYouEmbarrassed, with thousands of followers donating their take via social media on the absurdities of everyday life in the year 2014.

Taping the special “Aren’t You Embarrassed?” in Chicago was a homecoming of sorts for the self-proclaimed ‘half-Sicilian, half-Italian’ who grew up in the middle class suburbs of Chicago (“The world doesn’t match my upbringing”). Priding himself on a work ethic his father instilled in him when he began working at the age of 8, Sebastian made his first dime as an altar boy at funerals during his lunch break to contribute to the family.

Still sporting his Chicago accent despite leaving the Windy City in the early 2000’s to follow his dream in Los Angeles, Sebastian began paying his comedy dues by night playing his brand of comedy in bars and bowling alleys while working as a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. He eventually broke into the national spotlight with a 20-city tour in support of his one-hour Comedy Central DVD Special. Yet, it wasn’t until Sebastian captured the attention of award-winning actor and entertainer Vince Vaughn who selected him to be one of four featured comedians in the critically acclaimed film “Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show” that his comedy career began to explode.