Sam Kinison
Samuel Burl "Sam" Kinison (December 8, 1953 – April 10, 1992) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Kinison was known for his intense, harsh and politically incorrect
Political correctness
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 humor. A former Pentecostal preacher
Preacher is a term for someone who preaches sermons or gives homilies. A preacher is distinct from a theologian by focusing on the communication rather than the development of doctrine. Others see preaching and theology as being intertwined...

, he performed stand-up routines that were most often characterized by an intense style, similar to enthusiastic preachers, punctuated by his trademark scream.
Born in Yakima, Washington
Yakima, Washington
Yakima is an American city southeast of Mount Rainier National Park and the county seat of Yakima County, Washington, United States, and the eighth largest city by population in the state itself. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91,196 and a metropolitan population of...

 and spending most of his childhood in Peoria, Illinois
Peoria, Illinois
Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, in the United States. It is named after the Peoria tribe. As of the 2010 census, the city was the seventh-most populated in Illinois, with a population of 115,007, and is the third-most populated...

, Kinison was the son of Marie and Samuel Kinison, Pentecostal preachers.

The Russians haven't been to the moon. You know why? Because they're space pussies... You really want to impress us? Bring us back our FLAG, asshole!"

Live from Hell.

"Here's my man! It doesn't have to stay out and party with his guys!" "Here, let me see that...It doesn't seem to be able to pick up the fucking check, does it?"

A woman and her husband arguing about a vibrator, Sam Kinison: Banned

"I just got shot in the ass with an infected load of semen! Who's the smart-ass?"

Leader of the Banned

"They beat us, they beat us, they made us do their BLOW!

A captive in a "Drug War" POW camp, Leader of the Banned

Today we're going to try and say his name...OH! OHHH! Can you even say a part of his name--OH! OHHH!"

One of Sam's ex-wives on a psychiatrist's couch, Louder than Hell


from "Sexual Diaries, Have_You_Seen_Me_Lately%3F|Have You Seen Me Lately?

Well, life was tough, but at least I was able to live it out and I was able to face death and not be afraid. Well, now I'm ready to go to Heaven and be with Jesus, and...hey? Hey, what's this? Oh, God it feels like a man's DICK IN MY ASS! Oh, GOD!!! I'M DEAD!!! Oh, you mean life keeps on fucking you even after you're dead? Oh, it never ends! OH! OHHH!!!

from "Parties With the Dead," Have You Seen Me Lately?