The newswires sometimes get snookered into running press releases that aren’t so much press releases as much as they are free advertisements. Such as this notice today for the We Kings Too national comedy tour, featuring Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, J. Anthony Brown and Capone. The release reminds you of the success of the Kings of Comedy tour, which featured none of these comedians (and though not noted in the ad, also spawned several other group comedy tours, including the Blue Collar Comedy Tour and The Comedians of Comedy). The release says the tour will hit 25 cities with "an exceptional media campaign." Oh, and by the way, they’re looking for "major corporate sponsors and investors to launch the project." So it’s not happening unless you call or email now to fund it. Comedy tour for sale!
Sean L. McCarthy
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