Paul F. Tompkins, IMPERSONAL (ASpecialThing Records)
One of the geniuses of the new millennium’s comedy renaissance (howzat for some hyperbole?), Tompkins’ full length debut CD is rife with ingredients that make comedy albums re-listenable: Lyrical delivery, a singular voice and a heaping helping of soul-lifting cynicism! OHMYGOD! Those balloons are GAUCHE!!!