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Funny how the Grammy comedy category has changed

Published 02/07/2012, Los Angeles Times

Fewer comedians are recording proper comedy albums on major labels and are instead turning to DIY options such as YouTube, Twitter and podcasting, as well as TV specials, to get their jokes out there. Or they’re recording material for multiple media platforms: A live performance might be edited down into a shorter TV special, then the audio retooled as an album for iTunes.

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