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Vote for Sammy 

Wednesday, Jan 23 2008
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Jokes in chart or graph form are way too rare; political jokes are not. Local comedian Sammy Wegent's new show, "Hell to the Chief," offers both, for good measure. Turns out Wegent doesn't like the president — this or any other president. He isn't an anarchist, exactly, but he did live in D.C. for a while, which just, eeew, no wonder. You know what they say about the sausage factory and all that — the guy doesn't want us eating all that sausage. Is that so wrong? For a time, Wegent even tried to write other kinds of jokes, but, he says, "Doing material on a bunch of topics in a set like most comedians gives me political-satire blue balls." He also lived in Florida, and honed the show there, so if he can make it here and in Boca, he can make it anywhere.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 8 p.m., 2008

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