Legendary comic Barry Crimmins kickstarted Boston’s comedy scene in the 1980s, testified to the Senate against AOL.com profiteering from child pornography, and is to this day both a political firebrand and an intensely kind man.
We talk about his new special “Whatever Threatens You”, released this week by Louis CK; political comedy and being your own trusted source; and Barry also acknowledges the personal cost of a life of activism.
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