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February 5, 1995 | Devon Jackson
Contrary to what you might be thinking there, Sizzlechest, the Jerky Boys, a.k.a. John G. Brennan and Kamal Ahmed, are really not so different from you or me. Anonymous but well-known to many as the two phone pranksters from Queens whose audiotapes of their crank calls literally turned into gold (last year's "The Jerky Boys" sold 500,000 copies and their new album, "The Jerky Boys 2," sold as many records in just 13 days), Johnny B.
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February 5, 1995 | Devon Jackson
Contrary to what you might be thinking there, Sizzlechest, the Jerky Boys, a.k.a. John G. Brennan and Kamal Ahmed, are really not so different from you or me. Anonymous but well-known to many as the two phone pranksters from Queens whose audiotapes of their crank calls literally turned into gold (last year's "The Jerky Boys" sold 500,000 copies and their new album, "The Jerky Boys 2," sold as many records in just 13 days), Johnny B.
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February 4, 1995 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Johnny Brennan and Kamal have won a cult following with their phone prank audiotapes, but their move to the screen with "The Jerky Boys" disappoints. The film gets off to a lively start with the duo playing a pair of broke, beefy New York layabouts audaciously passing themselves off as Chicago hoods to Long Island gangster Alan Arkin and his henchman to get the kind of red-carpet treatment that starts with a Tom Jones nightclub show.
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