The first single from my upcoming comedy special "Burning Sensation".
Every comic has stories about audience members coming up after a show, telling some horrible racist joke, and then going "You can use that." As if I actually would.
Sometimes it's not even a joke. They just tell me straight up like this guy. And then I have to come back with some logic for them.
But hate is never going away. I'll bet you can think of someone you hate right now. It's human nature. BUT the trick is to direct it right. Don't hate someone for the way they were born. That's not going to change and you're wasting a lot of energy.
Instead direct it at people who make dumb decisions and then double down in the face of new information. Especially when they're annoying about it.
Phil Johnson is a man who gets mistaken for a woman, but only by those not paying attention. That revelation kicks off a
battle for self-awareness where comedy and music are the weapons of choice. It’s a battle that has taken Phil to such esteemed festivals as the Edinburgh Fringe and Sundance Film Festivals and the Top 8 Finals of the World Series of Comedy....more