Louis CK is one of the most popular comedians of our time, and with good reason – he works hard to keep his act fresh and accessible. He’s exceptionally observant and manages the impossible: to be unapologetically blunt while being likable. But the best part about Louis, and probably the secret to why he’s as funny as he is, is this: every skit he performs is actually a lesson about who we are.
1. PC Or Not To See
“What gets to me is when people use the N word. not ni**er, the N word, literally. Whenever some old white lady with nice hair on CNN says “the N word,” that’s just white people getting away with saying ni*ger, that’s all that is. It’s bullshit because when you say “the N word,” you’re putting the word ni**ger in the listener’s head – that’s what saying a word is. You’re saying “the N word,” and I go, ‘oh that means ni**er,’ you’re making ME say it in my head! Why don’t you say it? And take responsibility for all the shi*ty words you wanna say.”