David Cross is both beloved and despised. His career has had brilliant moments, like Arrested Development and Mr. Show, and not-so-brilliant ones, like Alvin and the Chipmunks and the bizarre blog tiff with Patton Oswalt spawned by Chipmunks. But one thing is certain: he is one hell of a stand-up comedian. He can make anything funny—from the absurdity of rollerblading in post-9/11 NYC and artistic censorship to "squagels" and Jewish identity—as long as critical, sardonic humor is your thing. But that's what comedians are really for, aren't they? Cross is coming to the Warfield this Saturday, September 19 at 9pm and with a new president in the White House, Wall Street's collapse, and a brand new book (adding another great title to his body of work, I Drink For A Reason), he should have no shortage of new material.