We always thought the greatest stand-up comedy routines about ethnic stereotypes and racial tension were best served with intelligence, fire and a desire to challenge the audience's assumed norms. After watching Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia
, however, we realized how stupid that wasrepeatedly shouted phrases like "beaner" and "how many Mexicans can fit into a single bus?," along with played-out Arab, black and Asian jokes, are a much better way to do it. Thanks, Carlos Mencia
, for taking a stereotype-laden dump on Richard Pryor's grave! We'd personally congratulate you at the University of Texas at Arlingtons Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive in Arlington, at your 8 p.m. stand-up performance, but instead, we'll be too busy feeling bad for how you sold out your cultural identity so frat boys could giggle while waiting for another season of Chappelle's Show
. Tickets are $35. Visit utatickets.com
Fri., March 31, 8 p.m.