North Georgia native and touring comedian Corey Forrester will appear on the Cooking Channel tonight, Sept. 9, at 10 p.m. hosting a barbecue pitmasters battle royale as part of "All Night BBQ Fight."
Forrester will emcee as four competitors roll up with their rigs and try to prove that they can conquer both pillars of BBQ: grilling hot and fast over flames and smoking low and slow. They cook all night long to impress expert judges Tommy Houston, Sean Keever, Amy Mills, Vereatha Morales and Jim Stancil and win the coveted BBQ ring and the title of Boss of BBQ.
Forrester tours as a solo comic, but he also appears with Drew Morgan and Trae "The Liberal Redneck" Crowder, a trio of Southern liberals who use humor to dispel any number of stereotypes about Southerners.
According to their book, "The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin' Dixie Out fo the Dark," The American South is home to some of the best music, cuisine, athletics, whiskey, and weather the country has to offer, but its reputation as a haven for its 'right-wing, Bible-beatin', assault-rifle-totin' ' citizens precedes it — and, according to the Liberal Rednecks, rightfully so. Yet, as they explain it, the situation in the South is far more complex than 'hypocritical, nose-up-in-the-air Yankees' give it credit for.
Forrester is also the host of a weekly podcast called "Through the Screen Door."