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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Thursday To-Do: Ron White

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Comedian Ron White performs at Robinson Center Music Hall Thursday.
  • Comedian Ron White performs at Robinson Center Music Hall Thursday.

RON WHITE
7 p.m. Robinson Center Music Hall. $55-$66.

Best known for his trademark Gauloises, snifter of Courvoisier L'Esprit, blueblood upbringing and snappy catchphrase, "You can't fix stupid, but you can use a leveraged buyout to acquire it, strip it of its assets, fire all the workers, sell off the pieces and make a killing," famous private equity manager — wait a minute, I think I got the wrong press release.

Aha, I accidentally grabbed the bio for Douglas "Waldorf Salad" Huntington IV. I've got the right one now.

Ron "Tater Salad" White is best known for his ever-present stogie and bottomless glass of scotch, his role in the Blue Collar Comedy tour and his motto "You can't fix stupid."

If you live in Arkansas, the odds are better than OK that you have a copy of one of his DVDs wedged in between "Shrek 2" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" somewhere in the vicinity of your 84" flat screen. If you'd like to see White perform some of his jokes in person, here is your chance.

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