50 states of fame - part 1of3
I like the test so in my spare cycles I will try and get through all 50 states with a short description and head-shot of a person I think is worthy of representing their home state.
If you don't know Gomer Pile then you don't know shit.
Ellington rode for Emerica and was a key member of Piss Drunx, so he gets the nod here.
Marty Robbins is a Nashville Hall of Fame musician, but he flat out wrote great songs. They were good enough for Grammy, and good enough for Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash to sing. Truly a renaissance man, he even drove NASCAR.
ArkansasRev. Al Green
Of all the great musicians, athletes, and former presidents from this great state, the reverend has to be acknowledged here.
If not the best actor, he's certainly played the best roles over his career, even though I Heart Huckabees was bullcrap.
Give me convenience or give me death.
ConnecticutP. T. Barnum
The Greatest Show on Earth.
Really there's no one very interesting from this state besides businessmen and politicians.
FloridaBob Bob Bob
An order of Scoffers and Blasphemers, dedicated to Total Slack, delving into Mockery Science, Sadofuturistics, Megaphysics, Scatalography, Schizophreniatrics, Morealism, Sarcastrophy, Cynisacreligion, Apocolyptionomy, ESPectorationalism, Hypno-Pediatrics, Subliminalism, Satyriology, Disto-Utopianity, Sardonicology, Fascetiouism, Ridiculophagy, and Miscellatheistic Theology.
Strongly considered: MLK Jr., Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Carter, Otis Redding, and Gladys Knight, and the guy who started Waffle House.
Natural Law Party candidate for governor in 2002. This Maui native is a high-brow comedian with a message, "Our current health care system in Hawaii is nothing more than a disease care system."
Built to Spill sings about Twin Falls Idaho.