Video Rating: 4 / 5
Legendary Latino funny guy Cheech Marin hosts a night of non-stop laughs with five of his favorite comedic cohorts in “Cheech Marin & Friends Live From South Beach.” Taped in Miami Beach, Florida during the 2006 Bud Light South Beach Comedy Festival, “Cheech Marin & Friends Live From South Beach” kicks off with San Francisco’s Al Madrigal and his hilarious observations of everything from parenthood to Dollywood. Gilbert Esquivel dazzles the audience with his shiny brown suit and feel-good humor. Carlos Oscar shares his unfortunate run-ins with airport security guards and his mother’s ability to deep fry just about anything. Felipe Esparza reminisces about the days when he snuck girls into his parents’ crowded house, and Joey Medina delivers his witty and incisive cultural commentary. Five up-and-coming comedians joined by the King of Latin comedy makes for one unforgettable DVD audiences won’t want to miss. “Cheech Marin & Friends Live From South Beach” was taped at the Byron Carlyle Theatre during the first annual “Bud Light South Beach Comedy Festival.” The festival is a culturally-diverse event that showcases up-and-coming Latino and urban comedians and other top performers.