Review: Roy Wood Jr., “Father Figure” on Comedy Central

Hard work, determination and an honestly funny outlook on life pays off. Just ask Roy Wood Jr., or rather, watch Wood’s first stand-up hour special, Father Figure, on Comedy Central. After a two-decade climb through comedy clubs and radio stations across the South and later, across America, through a finalist finish on Last Comic Standing and now emerging as a must-see correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Wood is ready to be seen and heard by an even wider audience. Hear him describe overcoming all of those obstacles to me on my podcast. And yet, at this point,...

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