Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe is the eighth album released by American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan. The album was self-released on the comedian's website for $5.00 following previously successful $5.00 experiments done by comedians such as Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari. One dollar in every five dollars used to purchase the album will be donated to The Bob Woodruff Foundation, helping veterans and their families.
In December 2012, the album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
The album was released on August 28, 2012 by Comedy Central Records and was also released with the same title on DVD. The album was recorded at The Warner Theatre in Washington D.C..
CD track listingEdit
- 4 Kids
- Working Out
- Hotel Pools
Coinciding with the album release, the DVD was also made available on August 28, 2012. It is the third of Gaffigan's stand up acts to be released to home video. The special was directed by Jay Karas.