Bobby Slayton, along with Joshua Snyder, discusses in delightful roast fashion how Josh intruduced just him as the “Bulldog” instead of the “Pitbull” of comedy, how Bobby started doing stand-up, the way that he deals with hecklers as well as front row texters, and he talks about when you know you have a good joke but need some extra development that’s illuding you. This episode definitly has mature awesome content! During Punch It Up, Mateen Stewart and Dave Neal perform 3 minute sets and get critiques.
A true “comic’s comic,” Bobby Slayton, often referred to as “The Pitbull of Comedy”, has been performing his own intense style of stand-up comedy for over 30 years, becoming one of the best known, respected, and energetic comics working today.
Audiences around the country may recognize Bobby from his scene-stealing roles in movies such as “Get Shorty”, “Ed Wood”, “Bandits” and, most recently, “Dreamgirls”. He’s been seen on dozens of television shows including “The Tonight Show” and “Politically Incorrect”. Bobby’s many appearances on HBO have included “Comic Relief” and his own stand-up special. He was a series regular on the HBO series “Mind of a Married Man”, and played Joey Bishop opposite Ray Liotta and Joe Mantegna in the critically acclaimed film “The Rat Pack”.
Slayton’s distinctive gravelly voice has often been heard on animated shows like “Dr. Katz’” and “Family Guy”, as well as many popular radio shows across the country including Howard Stern, Kevin & Bean, and Tom Leykis.
The NY Daily News called Slayton “Armed and Dangerous” and the Las Vegas Review Journal pointed out that “Slayton’s refusal to compromise his art has always made him worth a special trip.”
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