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TONY SAM’S SCAREDY CAT FROM STAND UP! RECORDS AVAILABLE NOW!

STAND UP! RECORDS COMEDY DEBUT FROM TONY SAM IS OUT NOW AND IT’S FOR THE ‘OUTDOORSY’ AND THE TERMINALLY HOMEBOUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOS ANGELES, CA (WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2014) – Tony Sam’s (http://tonysam.com) debut comedy release from Stand Up! Records (www.standuprecords.com), entitled Scardey Cat is out now. And if you remember the theme song to the old gum commercial for BIG RED, know the pain of two failed marriages and the trials of being a single man enjoying the park alone and not being mistaken for a serial killer….well, you need to hear this.

Tony Sam is a hard man to get your mind around. By combining old-school, audience interaction comedy with an edgier, barroom-trivia champ feel, Sam masterfully handles the room, demanding to be called T-Bone, re-enacting customer service encounters, and creating the unlikeliest of Nobel winners: the astrophysicist who sounds like he’s serving brats and beers outside Brewer’s Stadium. He’s got a classic vibe that brings to mind Bob Hope, Dick van Dyke, and Johnny Winters, even early SCTV pioneers Joe Flaherty and David Steinberg.

A performer who can turn on a dime, Sam expertly manipulates his voice (he claims that proudly sporting a beard means you have to speak in a higher tone, just to balance out the testosterone) and slides into and out of the characters in his jokes, reaching to Julia-Child-heights for some and a low growl for others. In the meantime, Sam also sports the laid-back modern cool of Kyle Kinane or Daniel Tosh and the zany willingness to go anywhere, like a member of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. For a man who claims to be a “Scardey Cat,” Tony Sam is a brave, try-anything comedian in full command of his audience. Oh, and his beard knows all.

Stand Up! Records is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and run by Grammy-winning comedy producer Dan Schlissel. With a growing catalog and more than 130 releases, they have a 14 year history as a champion of the underdog.  More than just a record label it is a comedy brand juggernaut; combining comedy, great art, discovering new talent, founding comedy festivals and also producing cool stuff.

For more information please contact Joshua Mills, It’s Alive! Media, 323-464-6314, josh@itsalivemedia.com

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