John Reep is a blue-collar Dane Cook. Of course, with a Last Comic Standing victory under this belt and a recurring role as the That thing got a Hemi? guy in Dodge truck commercials, Reep has proven hes past the comparison stage. But he does take a cue from Cook with material that consists largely of humorous re--enactments of everyday matters rather than social commentary. Reep puts his own Southern twist (read: accent) on the jokes thanks to his upbringing in North Carolina. He rips on his dad, who snores too loud; cheap beer; people who talk loudly on their cell phones in public; and the comical aspects of his own dancing and martial arts skills.
See how these thoughts and more make for a reality-show-winning combination at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. today and tomorrow, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The Improv, 7620 Katy Freeway. For tickets and information, call 713-333-8800 or visit www.improvhouston.com. $20.
Fri., Aug. 8, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 9, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m., 2008
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Houston, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.