Yearly Archive: 1990

Comedy Review: Comic Kinison Still Far From Being Family Fare

By Glenn DoggrellASSISTANT SAN DIEGO COUNTY ARTS EDITOROriginally printed in The Los Angeles TimesFriday, December 28, 1990 SAN DIEGO — Sam Kinison will not be replacing Walt Disney as a staple in family entertainment for a while. At least not until he quits graphically describing what he considers disgusting homosexual...

Short Takes: Man Charged in Kinison Incident

A man who allegedly attacked comedian Sam Kinison’s girlfriend in the comic’s Hollywood Hills home was charged today with three counts of rape and two other related felonies.

Short Takes: Sanitized Video Upsets Kinison

Foul-mouthed comedian Sam Kinison is demanding that MTV stop showing the sanitized version of his “Under My Thumb” video. The music network originally had rejected Kinison’s first version, which featured seductively clad women.

The Man Who Would Be King of Metal

The heavy-metal comic, who boasts “I can play guitar at least as well as (Guns N Roses guitarist) Slash, is hoping to cross-over from comedy to rock audiences with his new album, “Leader of the Banned.”

Press Release: Leader of the Banned

Leader Of The Banned is the title of Sam Kinison’s third album, and the man dubbed “the most controversial comic in America” is making sure that his latest comedy record lives up to its name.