List Rules: But when he delivered the line at a comedy club in Queens, the emcee wiped off his microphone, as though gay men were contagious. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Because it just seems like too much at once. Slightly older comics like James Adomian, known for his uncanny political impressions, and Sampson McCormick, whose documentary A Tough Act to Follow chronicles his experiences as a black, openly gay standup, witnessed the comedy climate become incrementally more hospitable to queer performers in the last several years.
Now if someone calls me a 'faggot' I'm like, ' for sure, are there any opportunities or scholarships available, maybe a diversity initiative I can take advantage of?
But I don't know if that's where I wanna raise my kids. I became obsessive about it. Follow us. What drives my comedy most is the idea that all our experiences and lives are worthy of being heard.
Considering his warped sense of humor, he might actually answer it wearing blackface and offering me a slice of watermelon.