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I Died Laughing At The 85 South Show

Hey Cuties,

Are you bundled up for the arctic blast we’ve been experiencing? We’ve had high’s in the single digits. Charleston, SC got 4 inches of snow, that is the most they have had in 30+ years. Oh, and Tallahassee, FL got snow as well. Some folks are pretending that Global Warming isn’t a thing because it gets cold but ummm… these are receipts. I’m just saying.

On Friday I told you my word for 2018 is intentional. One of the recurring themes in my life is laughter when they say it is good for the soul I don’t think you get it. Fewer things are better than gut-busting laughter, even better if tears roll down your face, you fall out of your seat and your stomach hurts. Laughter is something I intentionally keep in my life. With the cast of characters living in my home, my wild family and the best girlfriends ever it comes easy.

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Seated and waiting.

One of the gifts Babe got me for my birthday was the gift of laughter. He got us tickets to the DC Improv to see the 85 South Show. If you don’t know who they are, they are three comedians from the hilarious improv comedy show Nick Cannon presents Wildin’ Out. It is Nick Cannon’s show on MTV; Babe and I have been fans of the Wildin’ Out show since it started. Although my birthday was in October the show wasn’t until December.

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Photo Credit: 85 South Show

The Day of the show I was excited that the time had finally come. Babe sprang for VIP Seats which meant we sat up front with our knees touching the stage. You know when you sit up front the usually make fun of you in some way. There was one quick joke about Babe but we were in the clear.  There was a lady at our table with an eye patch on, she got the bulk of the jokes. It was funny, but not offensive and she told us when we sat down that she knew they would say something about her patch.

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Meet & Greet

Thanks to the VIP tickets Babe got us we also had a chance to meet the comedians we’ve watched on TV for years, and the very people who had us doubled over with laughter.

The 85 South show is made up of:

D.C. Young Fly: Born and raised in Atlanta, Georiga he started out as an “internet personality” by making Vine videos.  He is currently hosting the MTV Reboot of TRL, on the show Wildin’ Out and was in the movie Almost Christmas and New Edition story.

Karlous Miller: Born in Mississippi but began his comedy career in Atlanta. Fun Fact, he was a firefighter before becoming a comedian. He can now be seen on the show Wildin’ Out.

Chico Bean: Born and Raised in DC, started his comedy hustle in North Carolina.  He can be seen on Wildin’ Out.

Although they are hilarious, they are comedians. Some language may be offensive and or vulgar.
They posted the full show on YouTube. Each comedian came out and did some stand-up and then they came together for sheer hilarity.  It was dope to see Babe and I all up in the video.  85 South Show

This is a screenshot of us from the video.

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At the end of the video, they caught us during the meet and greet. You know I had to snap a picture of it didn’t happen. lol

The 85 South Show is a podcast that you can subscribe to. They also have a YouTube channel, seeing them in action makes the foolishness even funnier.

Lifestyle Media Correspondent recaps the 85 South Show at the DC Improv. Show includes comedians DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean of the Wildin' Out improv show. #85SouthShow

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Mimi Green is the Lifestyle Media Correspondent and editor behind MimiCuteLips®. She is a mother of two and a girlfriend to one. You can find Mimi working media at your favorite events, traveling and trying out new adventures, or working on a dope DIY project.

Join the discussion

  1. Crystal Nicole

    I’ve never been to a comedy show but I definitely want to this year. I love laughing, and I know this show was hilarious just from the people who were there! Keep living intentionally!

  2. Sapphire Kharyzma

    I’ve never been to a comedy show, but this sounds like so much fun! DC usually have great events! I plan to make a quick stop there in the springtime for some much needed “me” time!

  3. Natasha

    We enjoy Wildin’ Out and we DEFINITELY enjoy laughing. There is nothing better than not worrying about ANYTHING and just letting yourself be for a set amount of time. Laughter soothes the soul so much. And we definitely need a balm for our soul in these times.

  4. Eva

    What a thoughtful gift! I love comedy shows – I don’t go nearly enough. I definitely have to have some on my list this year. Glad you enjoyed the show!

  5. Sarah Honey

    What a fun date night! Sounds like you had a blast and laughed a ton.

  6. Tomi C

    Love, love, love a good comedy show. Looks like you had so much fun. Karlous Miller is one of my fave comedians and I was rooting for him on Last Comic Standing and DC Young Fly reminds me of a younger, sillier Chris Tucker. I checked and turns out the 85 South Show will be in Nashville later this month and so will I. I may just have to catch the guys on tour.

    • MimiCuteLips

      That is perfect, you need to catch a show. And let me know how it was, I know it will be hilarious. That is a great comparison for DC Young Fly.

  7. Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh

    I’ve never heard of this show before, but it sounds like it was was great! How awesome to have a VIP seat!!

  8. Amber Myers

    This sounds like a fun show to attend. I love to laugh, so I think I’d like this. I haven’t been to a comedy show in a long time.

  9. Chubskulit Rose

    I have never watch a live show like this, sounds like so much fun! I love shows like this where you can burn calories while having fun thru laughing!

  10. ShaBree

    Looks like you had a fun time! Definitely a great birthday gift. Laughter and good memories.

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