Thursday, September 4, 2008
By the Way / Hannan / Politics
Adam Dread Returns to the World of Faux-Brick Backgrounds
By Caleb Hannan
on Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 11:45 AM
Prime Time Country
, Dread is the sort of shameless self-promoter who never really leaves the public stage, if only because no amount of Apollo Theater broom-wielding executioners could sweep him off of it.
And Dread's latest incarnation finds him returning to his roots, before he became known for defending titty bars
, drunk drivers and corporal punishment
Next Thursday through Saturday, Dread will be opening for Steve "Mudflap" McGraw, a Denver drive-time radio host and comedian who's headlining at Zanies
Dread promises a whole new batch of material culled largely from his experience as a new husband and father and his time on council (that means you're almost guaranteed a Ronnie Steine joke).
So what say you, Pithsters? Last time Dread's name graced these walls he was burned in effigy
. Does that mean you won't drop a two-drink minimum to hear him crack wise about your elected officials?
Would you pay money to hear this man tell a joke?
International Man of Leisure Adam Dread is back. Ex-disc jockey, councilman, and crowd fluffer for