Hari Kondabolu - Progressive City

  • Season 15 , Ep 7
  • 01/11/2011
  • Views: 36,122

Hari Kondabolu encounters some Portland, Oregon-based problems in Portland, Oregon. (2:34)

MAN, IT'S SO NICE TOBE HOME, NEW YORK.

THIS IS GOOD.

MAN, I'VE BEEN TRAVELINGALL OVER THE COUNTRY.

I JUST GOT BACK FROMPORTLAND, OREGON.

[cheering]

- YEAH, YEAH, YEAH!

PORTLAND, OF COURSE,IS A VERY PROGRESSIVE CITY.

ONE THAT DOES NOT SPAY ORNEUTER ITS HIPPIE POPULATION.

SO IT'S, UH, THERE-THEREIS AN OVERABUNDANCE.

UH, YEAH--PORTLAND IS A CITY

WHERE YOU CAN FINDTHE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION,

"HOW MANY DIDGERIDOOSDO YOU NEED TO HEAR

"UNTIL YOU WANT TOBLOW YOUR BRAINS OUT?"

DOES ANYBODY-- DOES ANYBODYKNOW THE ANSWER TO THAT ONE?

IT'S ONE--THAT'S RIGHT!

IT'S ONE--IT'S ONE DIDGERIDOO.

SO I'VE HAD SOME WEIRDEXPERIENCES IN PORTLAND.

LAST TIME I WAS THERE I WASHANGIN' OUT WITH A FRIEND.

HE INTRODUCED METO HIS FRIEND.

INTRODUCTIONS AREALWAYS WEIRD FOR ME,

'CAUSE MY NAME IS HARI, ANDIT'S CONSTANTLY MISPRONOUNCED.

HARIE, HARRY, RIGHT--DIFFERENT WAYS TO SCREW IT UP,

AND IT LEADS TO THESEAWKWARD CONVERSATIONS.

SO THIS GUY ASKEDME WHAT MY NAME WAS

AND I TOLD HIM,"MY NAME IS HARI."

"HURRY?"

"NAH, IT'S HARI"--"HARI?"

I'M LIKE, "LOOK, I DON'T WANNAPLAY "THIS GAME RIGHT NOW, OKAY?

"IT'S JUST, UH, MAKE EYECONTACT, SAY SOMETHING CLOSE.

"I'LL KNOW YOU'RETALKING TO ME."

AND-AND HE GOT REALLYUPSET ABOUT THIS.

"NO, I WANNA GETYOUR NAME RIGHT, OKAY?

"IT'S IMPORTANT IGET YOUR NAME RIGHT.

"'CAUSE PEOPLE GOT MY NAMEWRONG ALL THE TIME,

"AND I'M SICK OF IT!"

I'M LIKE,"ALL RIGHT, MAN.

"WHAT'S YOUR NAME--""MY NAME IS DEYF."

[audience laughing]

"WAIT-- DID YOU JUSTSAY YOUR NAME WAS 'DAVE?'"

"NO, NOT DAVE--MY NAME IS DEYF."

AND SO I HUGGED HIM.

[audience laughing]

YEAH, I DID.

[audience cheering]

HERE, HERE WAS A MAN WHOCOULD RELATE TO MY SECRET PAIN.

AND AFTER OUR EMBRACE,I ASKED HIM,

"FRIEND, WHY DID YOURPARENTS NAME YOU DEYF?"

[audience laughing]

AND HE SAID, "THEY DIDN'T--THEY NAMED ME 'DAVE,'

"BUT LAST YEAR I LEGALLYCHANGED IT TO "DEYF."

"IT'S SPELLED, D-E-Y-F."

[audience laughing]

NO, THAT ISNOT MY PROBLEM.

THAT IS A MUCHDIFFERENT PROBLEM.

THAT IS A MUCHLARGER PROBLEM.

THAT IS CLEARLY A PORTLAND,OREGON BASED PROBLEM.

DON'T PRETEND!

[audience applauding]

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