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Thursday's Politics with a Punch: Voice, the hair and so, so much more
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vance foxThe voice, the hair. And so much more.   

This is how I am framing the August edition of our Politics with a Punch which will be blast, as always

Just look at the lineup:

Larry Beron  
Outstanding Comedian; Local Actor; Punch Favorite 
Bernie Cyrus  
Author, Talk Show Host, Political Consultant & Musician    
Caroline Fayard   
Attorney; United States Senate Candidate   
Hon. Walt Leger, III   
LA State Rep, (D-New Orleans); House Speaker Pro Tempore 
Harry Shearer   
Actor; Director; Comedian; Musician, THE SIMPSONS  Legend 
Poppy Tooker 
Radio/TV Host; Culinary Activist; Speaker & Author 
Vince Vance   
Singer, Songwriter, Bandleader, LA Music Hall of Fame Member

So, who's the voice and of course, who's the hair?

The hair is an easy one.  

That distinction goes to Vince Vance and his famous cone.

The voice?

Well, the obvious candidate is Harry Shearer but, don't forget, Vance did not become famous because of his hair.  He has quite a good voice and voices plenty of strong opinions.    

And, believve me--the rest of our talent is "no chicken salad". 

Indeed, they are bonafide personalities--controversial, informational yet very funny--which is the point of Politics with a Punch, anyway--politics and fun.

So, here are the rest of the particulars as expressed by the show's host and EMCEE, Jeff Crouere:

Doors Open at 6 p.m.; Show Begins at 8 p.m.; 

Eiffel Society; 2040 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans 
Be sure to arrive early to enjoy cocktails, dinner and musical entertainment 
at the exquisite Eiffel Society. Valet Parking is provided.   
Politics with a Punch 
is our local version of "Politically Incorrect." It started in 2002 and after more than 100 shows and 14 years, it has become a local political tradition. The show is jointly produced with Steve Sabludowsky of Bayoubuzz.com and it has grown into quite a success story. Punch is a fast-paced, free-wheeling, no-holds barred discussion of what is happening in our city, state and nation. We place a premium on having a good time and expect plenty of laughs as we discuss the controversies and the outrageous antics of our local leaders and scoundrels.

All-Star Panel Thursday Night with 
Harry Shearer Voice of Ned Flanders of THE SIMPSONS
As usual, we have picked an outstanding panel for Thursday night with some of our favorite all-stars plus some exciting newcomers. This program will be a very special edition of Politics with a Punch, our  2016 Election Season Kickoff Show.
 
Check out the exceptional line-up of celebrities that have been selected for this New Orleans Political Comedy Tradition:

 
Discount Tickets: $15.00 per person/$25.00 per couple.
 
If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, purchase tickets in advance on-line at our website:
 
POLITICS WITH A PUNCH ONLINE TICKET STORE
 
Tickets at the door will be $20 per person/$35.00 per couple. 
 
At Punch, we guarantee everyone will have a good time, and anyone who has attended one of our events can attest to that fact.
 
For more information, call me at #504-669-6076.
 
Thanks again for your support of Politics with a Punch. Without you and other friends, we could not have such successful events each and every month.
 
Hope to see you this Thursday night at the EIFFEL SOCIETY!
 
Jeff Crouere                                                                
Host, Politics with a Punch

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