Sam Kinison

A Pentecostal preacher turned stand-up comedian, Sam Kinison will forever be known by most people as that crazy guy who yelled alot.

His indoor voice!

Just The Facts

  1. He screamed alot.
  2. His comedy focused on plenty of touchy subjects that offended many but also made them pee their pants laughing.
  3. He screamed alot.

WHY HE SPOKE IN ALL CAPS!!!

Kinison was the son of two Pentecostal preachers. He followed in his father's footsteps and became a precher himself before becoming a comedian. He used a "fire and brimstone" style, punctuated with shouts similar to the ones he would later use in his stand-up routines.Pictured: Sam Kinison using his indoor voice.