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U.K. comedy phenom Russell Howard crosses the pond

Russell Howard sells out arenas in England. Now the wildly popular U.K. comic is building a fanbase in North America.

Russell Howard is one of the U.K.'s most in-demand young comics. He's sold out arenas, moved hundreds of thousands of comedy DVDs, and landed his own popular satirical show, Russell Howard's Good News. Now the comedian is bringing his brand of observational comedy to our shores. 

Howard joins Shad to discuss the difference between British and North American humour, his attitude toward bombing on stage, and why he doesn't buy the idea that cynicism is inherently funnier than positivity. 

WEB EXTRA | Get a sense of Howard's comedic style in the two clips below. 

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