Giraldo Tribute - No Shortcuts

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 21,575

When Greg Giraldo was onstage, he wasn't trying to be a professor -- he was just trying to make people laugh. (0:57)

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NOT THAT FUNNY.

AND IN GREG'S CASE,HE WAS REALLY FUCKING FUNNY.

AND HE HAPPENEDTO BE REALLY SMART.

- THAT WHOLE THING OF, LIKE,WHETHER SOMEBODY'S

SMART OR NOT SMART,

YOU KNOW, I'M NOT TRYINGTO BE A PROFESSOR HERE.

I'M TRYINGTO MAKE PEOPLE LAUGH.

SO THAT AND ALSO THE FACT

THAT I HAVE MOMMY ISSUES

I THINK IS WHAT DRIVES ME.

- HE HAD ALL OF THE QUALITIES

THAT A STAND-UP COMEDIANWOULD WANT TO HAVE.

INTELLIGENT, GOOD-LOOKING,INTEGRITY.

HE COULD HAVE WORKEDOFF OF HIS ETHNICITY.

NEVER DID.HE NEVER DID.

- HOW DARE YOUNOT TAKE THE SHORTCUT

AND TALK ABOUT YOUR PEOPLEFOR AN HOUR

EVERY SINGLE NIGHTOF YOUR LIFE?

- MOST PEOPLE FIND OUTTHAT I'M HISPANIC,

THEY REACT THE SAME WAY.

LIKE, "WOW, MAN, YOU DON'TSEEM HISPANIC."

THEY SAY IT LIKEIT'S AN ENORMOUS COMPLIMENT.

"YOU DON'T SEEM HISPANIC.SERIOUSLY, YOU LOOK GOOD.

NICE WORK."

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