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SoundBits: Yeeee-Haw! It’s… Spanky Brown?

When you tune into The Spanky Brown Show, be prepared for anything, all of it outrageous. From his James Brown-inspired opening track to his twisted entertainment-news updates to his rambunctious confabs with fellow comedians, the funnyman is incapable of delivering a dull moment. What’s more, the Memphis resident, who’s regularly featured on BET’s Comic View, frequently hosts his BTR show from clubs across America where he’s performing. So don’t be surprised to hear a gaggle of listeners giggling in the background. Until then, please put your hands together for Mr. Spanky Brown...

CAPTION: Spanky: Eliciting laughs the old-school way.

Spanky: Kickin' it old-school style.

Give us a 15-second pitch for your show—why should listeners tune in?

I’m on a one-man mission to put the comedy back into comedy, and get rid of the celebrity. Some of the funniest people in this business are the ones most Americans have never heard of. These are the people I’m fortunate to know, and try to interview as often as possible.

Tell us two things listeners would be surprised to learn about you?

I’m a minister’s son. And I love Continue reading