Though he was born in Washington, D.C., Rhodes seems to make his best TV in other countries, and several of his stand-up specials were recorded in Europe. The perspective he brings back Stateside (comparing present-day America’s standing in the world to fat, jumpsuit-era Elvis, for example) is both one-of-a-kind and invaluable right now and delivered with the fervor of a Southern gospel preacher. He’s got some good fart and wiener jokes, too, because some things are always funny whether you’re in Butte, Montana, or Malaysia.
$17, 8pm Thu July 5, 8pm & 10:15pm Fri July 6-Sat July 7, 8pm Sun July 8, Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, 618 NW Loop 410, (210) 541-8805, lolsanantonio.com.
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