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News.com.au
Obituaries for October 14, 2017apologies.” Ralphie had set out as a stand-up comic from the age of 17, when h
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
apologies.” Ralphie had set out as a stand-up comic from the age of 17, when he won a contest to open for another comic, Sam Kinison, who died even younger than Ralphie, aged 38 in 1992 in a car accident. Kinison encouraged him to move to... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Obituaries for October 14, 2017apologies.” Ralphie had set out as a stand-up comic from the age of 17, when h
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
apologies.” Ralphie had set out as a stand-up comic from the age of 17, when he won a contest to open for another comic, Sam Kinison, who died even younger than Ralphie, aged 38 in 1992 in a car accident. Kinison encouraged him to move to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Htown laughs: A timeline of notable events in Houston's comedy historyFelipe. A teenage Bill Hicks would sneak out of his house and show up at the ve
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Felipe. A teenage Bill Hicks would sneak out of his house and show up at the venue. By age 17, he was performing there. Sam Kinison moves to Houston and quickly makes waves on the comedy scene. One night, he's suspended from the Comedy Workshop... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
As it changes, Houston has played a key role in evolution of comedybegan poorly, with four years of Grammy wins for classical music satirist Peter
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
began poorly, with four years of Grammy wins for classical music satirist Peter Schickele and his P.D.Q. Bach schtick. But Sam Kinison was part of a comedic course correction in 1995 when his "Live From Hell" won the Grammy. Worth noting: The album... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Htown laughs: A timeline of notable events in Houston's comedy historyFelipe. A teenage Bill Hicks would sneak out of his house and show up at the ve
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
Felipe. A teenage Bill Hicks would sneak out of his house and show up at the venue. By age 17, he was performing there. Sam Kinison moves to Houston and quickly makes waves on the comedy scene. One night, he's suspended from the Comedy Workshop... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
As it changes, Houston has played a key role in evolution of comedybegan poorly, with four years of Grammy wins for classical music satirist Peter
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
began poorly, with four years of Grammy wins for classical music satirist Peter Schickele and his P.D.Q. Bach schtick. But Sam Kinison was part of a comedic course correction in 1995 when his "Live From Hell" won the Grammy. Worth noting: The album... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Htown laughs: A timeline of notable events in Houston's comedy historyFelipe. A teenage Bill Hicks would sneak out of his house and show up at the ve
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Felipe. A teenage Bill Hicks would sneak out of his house and show up at the venue. By age 17, he was performing there. Sam Kinison moves to Houston and quickly makes waves on the comedy scene. One night, he's suspended from the Comedy Workshop... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What's so funny about tragedy? Some new books try to answerdoes NASA stand for? Need Another Seven Astronauts. And laughter filled to roo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
does NASA stand for? Need Another Seven Astronauts. And laughter filled to room, as it did on another night when the late Sam Kinison took on the story of the Crucifixion, saying, “So, there are 40 Christians standing around, saying, ‘It’s such a... Read more
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The Current
Ralphie May, comedian and actor, dies at 45in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1972, he won a contest at age 17 to open up for hi
The Current / Posted 9 days ago
in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1972, he won a contest at age 17 to open up for his idol, the comic legend Sam Kinison. After graduating from High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, May moved to Los Angeles to pursue a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stand-up comic with Arkansas tie, 45and grew up in Clarksville, Ark. He was a 17-year-old student in Arkansas when
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
and grew up in Clarksville, Ark. He was a 17-year-old student in Arkansas when he won a contest to open for comedian Sam Kinison. The experience led May to move to Houston to try comedy full time. He worked on the stand-up circuit for years,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Round-faced comic Ralphie May dies of cardiac arrest at 45May on Feb. 17, 1971, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, was a 17-year-old student in A
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
May on Feb. 17, 1971, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, was a 17-year-old student in Arkansas when he won a contest to open for Sam Kinison, who became a mentor of sorts. (Kinison also died young, at 38, in a car accident in 1992.) The experience led... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Brash comedian Ralphie May is dead at 45Duren May on Feb. 17, 1971, in Chattanooga, Tenn., was a 17-year-old student in
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Duren May on Feb. 17, 1971, in Chattanooga, Tenn., was a 17-year-old student in Arkansas when he won a contest to open for Sam Kinison, who became a mentor of sorts. (Kinison also died young, at 38, in a car accident in 1992.) The experience led... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Comedian Ralphie May dies at 45as part of his residency at Harrah's Las Vegas. May, born in Chattanooga, Tenn
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
as part of his residency at Harrah's Las Vegas. May, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, won a contest to open for his idol Sam Kinison when he was 17. Kinison advised May to move to Houston, Texas, where he graduated from the High School for the... Read more
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ABC News
Comedian Ralphie May dies at 45as part of his residency at Harrah's Las Vegas. May, born in Chattanooga, Tenn
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
as part of his residency at Harrah's Las Vegas. May, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, won a contest to open for his idol Sam Kinison when he was 17. Kinison advised May to move to Houston, Texas, where he graduated from the High School for the... Read more
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