Smart Bets: Damon Sumner

Like most successful comedians, Atlanta’s Damon Sumner is a busy man and involved in numerous projects across different mediums. In addition to performing in and running stand-up shows across the Georgia capital, he’s one of three hosts of “Forth and Ten,” touted in its Twitter profile as “the best sports-ish podcast on all of the interwebs.” Then, in January, he launched the YouTube video series “Better Dad,” which thus far has explored such topics as potty-training tips and the eight worst TV dads. Back on the mic in a live setting, Sumner headlines a show at LaZoom Room on Saturday, March 23, with fellow ATLiens Kathleen McDonald and Sumner’s “Forth and Ten” co-host Nathan Owens. Asheville’s own Justin Blackburn hosts the event, which starts at 9 p.m. $8 advance/$12 day of show. avl.mx/5sn. Photo courtesy of the comedian 

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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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