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‘Bulldog of comedy’ Bobby Slayton is ready to tone down his act for Comedy for Koby’s more conservative audiences.

May 29, 2014 09:35
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Comedian Bobby Slayton

Comedian Bobby Slayton. (photo credit: Courtesy)

Comedian Bobby Slayton considers it a mitzva to take part in the biannual Comedy for Koby, but, he quipped, the best outcome of the tour would be that “Israel recognizes my genius and appoints me prime minister.”

Set to begin on June 5, Comedy for Koby will feature well-known, veteran comedians: Slayton, “the bulldog of comedy”; Kevin Meaney, who enjoys being the father of a teenager; and Gina Yashere, who was one of 10 last comics standing on the show Last Comic Standing.


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