NEW TO TUBI! In Preston Taylor’s stand-up special Farm to TV, the comedian recounts his journey from his humble beginnings growing up in Texas to the present with his first comedy special.
The performance is simple as it’s just Taylor, a mic, and an audience. He starts by talking about living with his siblings and single mother. They had nothing, but in a way, they had everything. He tells stories of his grandmothers. One was a Texas hunter/farmer, and the other lived in the deep south with a massive collection of church hats and possessed the necessary skills for a good old-fashioned country a*s-whipping.
“Preston Taylor…recounts…his humble beginnings growing up in Texas…”
Taylor then navigates through the quirks of living with his single mother in Texas, the day his father returned home to administer a not-so-effective beating, and how kids somehow managed to do the exact opposite of their parents’ warnings. Preston also explains exactly how to have fun with racism.
Farm to TV is a relatively no-frills special. It opens with a quick tour of Preston’s home, friends, and family and then right into the stand-up routine. Director Steve Balderson is quite adept at managing the overall presentation of Taylor’s work, and the hour runtime moves quickly.
Preston Taylor presents a likable presence on stage. His comedy is very much about poking fun at everyone and everything. His jokes are solid and will appeal to a very broad audience wanting to laugh. Farm to TV is a solid special for any fan of stand-up.
"…jokes are solid and will appeal to a very broad audience..."