Comedian Ralphie May looks like an average white guy--or rather, a morbidly obese white guy--but claims to live in the 'hood and have "a few drops" of black blood in him. Racial humor is his specialty, which would be fine if he didn't depend on such tired, beaten-to-death topics, like black people doing running commentary during movies, or such stereotypes as, "I love Mexicans. Y'all can fix anything with, like, two Chiclets and a knife." But the Houston-born comic's observations on the oddities of living in the 'hood, such as an encounter with a door-to-door salespimp, can be mildly amusing. Ralphie May performs at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday; 6:30, 9 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday; and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Addison Improv, 4980 Belt Line Road. Tickets are $20. Call 972-404-8501 or visit improv.com.
July 25-27, 2008