Thursday, July 1, 2010
If you think it takes guts to become a cage fighter, try doing stand-up comedy for a living. Ask Collin Moulton, he’ll tell you, he’s a veteran of both. Holding a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Moulton has no fear when entering the octagon for a mixed-martial arts match. But he’s also just as comfortable doing battle with audiences while on stage in clubs across the country, throwing jokes at them so fast they can't help but submit to laughter. Follow Collin on twitter.
It's a well known fact that for most part, comedians are bitter and angry people. But every rule has an exception, and in this case, that exception is Jim Sibley, a man who actually loves life and considers himself an optimist. What in the hell is going on? With a comedy style known to be original, fun and exciting, Jim tries to keep his act clean and upbeat. And as odd as that combination may sound, it still translates into funny stuff.
FACTOID - James Sibley gets additional work as a voice-over guy for a number of commercials though you may not recognize him without his distinct southern drawl.
Ryan Singer is the rarest of breeds: A comic’s comic who electrifies mainstream audiences with material that is both uncompromising and unpretentious. Those who enter Singer’s world will be rewarded with knowledge of the connections between dimwitted hunters and Tyra Banks, cookies and racial tension, and even gay marriage and dragons, courtesy of a comedian who expertly connects insanity and brilliance. He was one of 4 finalist in CMT’s "Next Big Comic" Contest, has appeared on Comedy Central’s Open Mic Fight. Ryan on twitter and Facebook.
Rickey Medlocke and the rest of Lynyrd Skynyrd are not only back on tour this summer, they've also got a new live album for all you folks that either can't make it to the concert, or just want to relive it over and over again. Beyond the tragedy, the history, the raging guitars and the killer songs, ultimately, Lynyrd Skynyrd is about an indomitable will. About survival of spirit; unbowed, uniquely American, stubbornly resolute.