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7 Hilarious Latinx Stand Up Comedy Specials on Netflix Right Now

Laughter is the best medicine, and God knows that we need some laughter right about now with everything happening around the world. The following are seven hilarious Latinx stand-up comedy specials, streaming now on Netflix, that will have you chuckling.

Ricardo Quevedo: Hay gente asi

Ricardo Quevedo’s 2018 comedy special, Hay gente asi, was filmed in Bogota, Colombia. It touches on things as mortifying misunderstandings, sex, and relationships.

Gabriel Iglesias, I’m Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias and his comedy is a part of Latinx pop culture; you know when you see one of his comedy specials, it’s going to be funny. I’m Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry elicits laugh after laugh, as he talks about everything from Mexican culture to Batman’s creepy voice.

Cristela Alonzo, Lower Classy

Cristela Alonzo is definitely our homegirl, and her first Netflix special, which was filmed in San Antonio, will have you rolling. Topics she speaks on include immigration, Selena, and aging.

Anjelah Johnson, Not Fancy

Anjelah Johnson-Reyes has had us laughing for years (remember she was on Mad TV in the ’90s?). Her 2015 comedy special, Not Fancy,continues the tradition, with jokes on Liam Neeson’s crime solving skills, marrying a Christian rapper, and not being fancy.

Felipe Esparza, They’re Not Gonna Laugh At You

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Winner of the 2010 season of Last Comic Standing, Felipe Esparza has a comedy special on Netflix you won’t want to miss. They’re Not Gonna Laugh At You was filmed in 2012, and features Esparza’s straightforward take on life and Latino culture.

Clingo Bling, They Can’t Deport Us All

Hip-hop comic Chingo Bling was not messing around when he made They Can’t Deport Us All. He joined forced with fellow comedians Jerry Garcia, Jesus Sepulveda, and Jon Springer to present a no holds barred comedy special, made up of skits and stand-up, that takes on Latino culture and immigration.

Fred Armisen, Stand Up for Drummers

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You may know comedian Fred Armisen from Saturday Night Live and Portlandia, but Stand Up for Drummers special really showcases his talent as a musician. Performing to an audience of solely drummers, and he made them laugh with his musical impressions, regional accents, and other funny observations.