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After Dinner Speaker | Communications | Entertainment | Humor | Leadership
James "Doc" Blakely, Ph.D. is the author of seven books, a popular humorist, and one of the most creative forces on the world platform scene. The National Speakers Association awarded him its highest honor, the Cavett Award, recognizing his unique place as one of America's funniest and most entertaining speakers. Audiences around the world appreciate his first-rate, clean humor, and timely anecdotes. He is also a talented musician, performing a two-man western musical show with his son, novelist Mike Blakely. A hit from Austin to Boston, "Doc Blakely and the Swing Riders" have received rave reviews throughout America.
Doc Blakely is one of the most acclaimed humorists in the speaking world today. He has been wowing audiences for over 20 years as a musician, author of seven books including Keep 'Em Laughing and The Handbook of Wit and Pungent Humor, regular weekly columnist of the syndicated humor column "Pokin' Fun," and member of the National Speaker's Association Hall of Fame. All done with good, clean humor! But don't let his humor filled style fool you. He is a Ph.D. who packs his fun presentations with great skills--backed by over 20 years of research by Harvard University--that help audiences open up, take a look at themselves, and learn new ideas that foster communication, success, and a positive outlook on life.
Humorist Doc Blakely, CSP, CPAE, Hall of Fame speaker, specializes in after-dinner, keynote, closing, fun sessions as a solo performer as well as lead fiddle player in the Swing Rider Texas Show. He will fill several slots on your program for continuity, variety, and savings.
"Superficially, Blakely seems to take nothing seriously. Don't you believe it. I've shared enough platforms with Doc to recognize his diligence. He WORKS at his craft of keeping you and me entertained." - Paul Harvey
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