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Veteran Comic David A. Arnold Showcases Homespun Humor in First Netflix Special

“Some day, you’re the bug. Some day, you’re the windshield.”

– David A. Arnold in the Netflix special, FAT BALLERINA

LOS ANGELES – With the country on a virtual lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, standup comic, writer and producer David A. Arnold provides his fans a little comic relief and another show to binge watch with his new Netflix special, FAT BALLERINA.


Arnold returns home to Cleveland, and shares his funny POV on life, relationships, and family to an enthusiastic hometown crowd. Out of the writer’s room and back on stage, the seasoned comic/comedy writer brings his home-spun humor to Netflix, in his first special, talking about everything from making a living doing nothing to how making plans for a divorce, ultimately saved his marriage.


The special, FAT BALLERINA, was filmed at the Cleveland Improv. It’s executive produced by Hollywood powerhouses comic Kevin Hart and tour-de-force manager Dave Becky of 3 Arts Entertainment in association with Manor House Entertainment. FAT BALLERINA is one of the most popular and trending selections, streaming on Netflix!


“As a standup comic who’s been hitting the road and tickling the funny bones of fans for many years, I am excited to showcase my comedy prowess on Netflix to a larger and broader audience,” said Arnold. “Now, folks can experience my brand of comedy, up close and personal, in the comforts of their home.”


Catch the hour-long comedy special on Netflix, but here are a few clips to view and tickle your funny bone:




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ABOUT DAVID A. ARNOLD | standup comic, actor and writer

A standup comic, actor and writer, David is a triple threat in the world of comedy. As a comedian, he has performed all around the country, tickling the funny bones of audiences near and far. He’s made numerous tv appearances on everything, such as THE RUCKUS on Comedy Central and ENTOURAGE on HBO. Plus, he’s appeared on various comedy shows and specials, including DEF COMEDY JAM, SHAQ’S ALL STAR COMEDY TOUR, BET’s COMIC VIEW and Comedy Central’s LAFFAPALOOZA as well as the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Arnold is set to headline the Deon Cole and Friends Comedy Show at the 2020 Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans. In addition, he’s joined the T. D. Jakes Presents “A Time to Laugh” Comedy Tour.


Arnold has made his mark as a tv writer, and recently served as a producer on Netflix’s Emmy-nominated reboot series, FULLER HOUSE. His other television credits include REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD on BET; the Kelsey Grammer/Martin Lawrence sitcom, “PARTNERS” on FX; and Tyler Perry’s HOUSE OF PAYNE and MEET THE BROWNS.



Based out of Los Angeles, David can be seen working out his standup routines at popular clubs like The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store and the Ha-Ha Cafe.


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