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Catch Kevin James Thornton IRL at the Orlando Improv this 7 days

It’s possible it is a fantastic issue that we stay in this kind of a fractured media landscape, for the reason that with no today’s firehose of, ahem, “content,” a multidimensional expertise like Kevin James Thornton could possibly never ever have come to our notice.

Thornton’s AutoTuned TikTok anecdotes about his fundamentalist Christian childhood and tales of the far-distant and exotic “Niiiiiiiine-tieeeees” have won him a devoted social media next. But in advance of TikTok and these trusty trademark white earbuds, Thornton was most effective identified as a pioneer of queer country songs with his band Indiana Queen (five albums!), or for a single of his numerous podcasts, films or fringe pageant demonstrates — he’s worn so a lot of hats in just the earlier 5 a long time that his Google hits recommend multiple identity condition.

It’s all storytelling, nevertheless, right?, and we can’t wait around to see what he receives up to on the Improv stage — in the flesh and with no that pesky app-centered time limit.

7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 16, The Improv, 9101 International Travel, 407-480-5233,, $37.

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