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Third time’s the charm - Alumni Profiles
December 2011 Issue
Waco O’Guin (BFA ’00) and his partner in comedy Roger Black always wanted to have a show on Comedy Central. And now, it looks as if they will. The animated series “Brickleberry,” named after a street in Athens, is tentatively scheduled to air on the popular comedy network next fall. O’Guin began his comedy career in college with “The DAMN! Show,” which aired on Athens local cable for one episode in 1998. “The show was a little dirty, not really dirty,” O’Guin recalls. “But someone put it on after church on Sunday instead of late at night. They cancelled the show after that.” Black joined “The DAMN! Show” in 2000 after O’Guin saw him doing stand up in Athens. The two then moved their act from the small screen to the stage and began to perform at the Georgia Theatre. “The DAMN! Show” consisted of live stand up and skits as well as pre-taped skits featuring characters such as Yucko the …
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