VANCOUVER, British Columbia — In the world of great Mormon entertainers, Marie Osmond's a little bit country, brother Donny's a little bit rock 'n' roll, Jon Heder's a little bit weird, Aaron Eckhart's a little bit hot, and Billy Barty's a little bit short. Add to that Ryan Hamilton. He's a little bit comedy.

A big bit, actually. It's his life.

The Howdy Doody-faced comic (he prefers a more contemporary comparison: "the illegitimate child of Jerry and Elaine") makes his living working sinful nightclubs surrounded by drunks and his fellow comedians, most of whom are offensive heathens. But he loves it. 

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