The concept for this CD was that Jim stumbled across his first comedy notebooks from when he first started doing comedy back in the early 90's.He couldn't believe how bad his early jokes were and decided to share them with his fans and went into a recording studio and read his awful jokes directly out of his notebook.FLORENTINE has a series of prank call CDs known as Terrorizing Telemarketers Volumes 1-5.The CDs feature a series of recorded telephone conversations, often with FLORENTINE receiving calls from telemarketers, wherein he turns the tables on often aggressive salespeople by being deliberately difficult and creating awkward situations.
"Being a fan of the Metal Blade label since its inception, it is truly an honor to be part of the family now. Metal Blade Records CEO Brian Slagel adds: "I have always been a big fan of comedy and Jim is a great comedian.In 2014 his second comedy special, Brooklyn, debuted on Netflix with the accompanying album landing on the Other Music Recording Company.~ David Jeffries, Rovi JIM FLORENTINE is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, comedian, voice artist, and performer, who is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic's hit heavy metal talk show series "That Metal Show" alongside Eddie Trunk and now label-mate Don Jamieson.I will try my hardest to make the heaviest comedy album ever. He is also a metal head and friend so I am so excited to welcome him to the Metal Blade Family!" JIM FLORENTINE has also been in involved in shows such as HBO Inside the NFL, Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Chelsea Lately on E, The Howard Stern Radio & TV Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC, MTV Music Video Awards, Spike TV Video Game Awards, HBO Down and Dirty Comedy Show, and The Apprentice just to name a few. 25 2011 Jim released his stand up CD on Metal Blade Records called Cringe N Purge. 4 2012 Jim released his 2nd CD on Metal Blade Records called Awful Jokes From My First Comedy Notebook.