Leo Allen - Improving Yourself

Pardo, Perkins, Allen, Layborne Season 3, Ep 0308 02/15/2000 Views: 1,691

People don't support you when you try to learn new languages at the bank. (1:22)

I'D LIKE TO TAKE A FEW MOMENTSTO TALK ABOUT RACISM, UH

'CAUSE IT'S A SERIOUS PROBLEM

AND I'M JEWISH AND I EXPERIENCEA LOT OF RACISM AS A JEW

PROBABLY EVEN MORETHAN MOST JEWS

'CAUSE I'M A MONEYLENDER AND....

( audience laughing )

SERIOUS, YEAH.

AND IT'S GETTING WORSE.

RACISM IS SPREADING.

IT'S SPREADINGALL OVER THE PLACE

AND THEY'RE GETTINGMORE SPECIFIC.

IT'S REALLY WEIRD.

I WAS ON THE INTERNET,AND I FOUND THAT

THERE IS ACTUALLY A GROUPOF ANTI-SEMITIC ARCHITECTS.

THEY DON'T BELIEVE THAT THEHOLOCAUST MUSEUM WAS EVER BUILT.

( audience laughing )

I'M ALWAYS TRYINGTO IMPROVE MYSELF AND, UH

DO YOU EVER NOTICE THATWHEN YOU TRY TO IMPROVE YOURSELF

PEOPLE DON'T SUPPORT YOU.

THEY GET JEALOUS.

THEY GET ENVIOUS.

LIKE FOR INSTANCE,I'VE BEEN SPENDING

TWO, SOMETIMES THREE HOURSA DAY EVERY DAY

FOR THE PAST TWO MONTHS TEACHINGMYSELF SPANISH AND FRENCH

AT THE BANK MACHINE...

( laughing )

( scattered applause )

AND...

NEVER, UH, "IT'S GREAT.

YOU'RE EVOLVING AS A PERSON."

ALWAYS, "YOU IDIOT,GET OUT OF THE LINE!"

AND I'M LIKE, "JE NE COMPRENDS PAS, MONSIEUR, LA LECON."