Sheng Wang - The Name Sheng Wang

  • Season 15 , Ep 4
  • 01/11/2011
  • Views: 17,246

People tell Sheng Wang that his name is perfect for pursuing stand-up comedy. (2:33)

- SURPRISE!

SHENG WANG IS CHINESE!

[cheers]

WHAT'S UP, EVERYBODY?

THANK YOU, SO MUCH,FOR BEING HERE.

MY NAME ISSHENG WANG.

SOMETIMES, UH, WHENI TELL PEOPLE THAT,

THEY'RE LIKE, "WOW!"

"THAT IS PERFECT FORPERSUIN' STAND-UP COMEDY."

I'M LIKE,"YEAH, BUT FIRST,

"I WAS TRYIN' TOPURSUE CHILDHOOD."

[audience laughter]

YOU KNOW IT'S TOUGHWHEN KIDS CALL YOU NAMES.

IT'S ALWAYS WORSE WHENTHEY JUST USE YOUR NAME.

[audience laughter]

EVEN RECENTLY, I WASMAKING A RESERVATION

FOR THIS HOTELIN ARKANSAS.

I GAVE THE GUY INFORMATION--IT WAS ALL GOOD.

I TOLD HIM MY NAME--I SAID, "SHENG WANG."

HE SAID, "THAT'S FUNNY."

[audience laughter]

YOU DON'TSOUND LIKE THAT.

[audience laughter]

I WAS LIKE, "MY BAD.

"I'M SORRY IF I DON'T MEETYOUR RACIST EXPECTATIONS.

"I'M SORRY IFI DON'T SOUND

"LIKE A COMPLETESTEREOTYPE, ARKANSAS.

"YOU, ON THE OTHER HAND,ARE DOIN' A REALLY GOOD JOB."

[audience laughter]

[cheers and applause ]

I'M GETTIN'TO THIS AGE

WHERE I FIND MYSELFCOMFORTING FRIENDS

'CAUSE THEY'RESTARTING TO TRIP

ABOUT LOSING THEIRTURF UP ON TOP.

I'M A POSITIVE PERSON.

TO ME, GOING BALDIS NOT ABOUT HAIR LOSS.

IT'S ABOUT FACE GAIN.

[audience laughter]

IT'S NOTA RECEDING HAIRLINE.

IT'S AN ADVANCINGFACIAL FRONTIER.

[audience laughter]

IT'S EXCITING.

ONE DAY, ONE DAY,THIS WILL BE MY FOREHEAD.

[audience laughter]

YEAH, ONE DAY, I'LL HAVEA WHOLE HEAD... OF FACE.

[audience laughter]

MOST PEOPLE HAVE FACIALEXPRESSIONS RIGHT HERE.

IMAGINE UTILIZIN' ALL THIS.THAT'S A BIGGER CANVASS...

CONVEY MORE EMOTIONS....MOSTLY, SORROW.

[audience laughter]

IF YOU CAN SHOW MEA MAN WITH A COMB-OVER,

I CAN SHOW YOUA MAN WHO THINKS

THAT BY CRUSHING A BAG OFCHIPS, YOU MAKE MORE CHIPS.

[audience laughter]

[cheers and applause]

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