Mencia began his career doing stand-up on amateur night at the comedy club, Laugh Factory. His style of comedy is often political and involves issues of race, culture, and social class, juxtaposing existing social issues with ethical convention. A happier, kinder, funnier society should all be able to get along as one. My daughter turned me on to Carlos! My family has a military fund raising each year and comedy videos are always on the list because war is extremely depressing and we do our part to put a smile on our soldiers faces. Video Movie Star brings you anything and everything we think is cool all in one place. Whether it is man-on-the-street interviews, studio comedy, commercial parodies, nationwide sold-out tours, or films, Mencia demonstrates an extraordinary ability to connect with a wide and diverse audience.
Many people are down on Carlos because he uses a stage name. First half is Carlos going on the wacky radio stations and doing what he does. Credits: Editor, Daniel Brown; camera, Marissa Aroy, Clarence Ting, Victoria MauleoÌn. Other than the sometimes frequent and harsh use of vulgarities, Then again, read the title! As well as our intentional ignorance of our own hypocrisy takes main stage. Description: 1 videodisc approximately 100 min. He is much better performing his bashing style with a free reign. .
We really enjoy finding funny, entertaining, and informative stuff and sharing it with you. But some of the races are his own. What was so amazing to me was the intelligence behind the humor. Some comedians will just talk about one race, and how they are different to their race. He totally lays everything out there on the line, makes you think, and makes you laugh! Each time he was on, he would have the listeners bent over in laughter or severely pissed off at him! If you like honest, in your face funny, this dvd is for you.
In his early teens Mencia moved back to Honduras because his family wanted him to avoid the destructive gang culture of East Los Angeles. The special features on this dvd are ok but a little boring at times, but the dvd is a must buy. Good comedy with plentiful bad language and suggestiveness. Mencia is a semi Socratic laugh at all Americans and their silly habit of generalizing and categorizing each other. There are plenty of sexual, racial and just plain mean, yet funny , comments throughout the entire performance. Although he is part Mexican, he does touch on some funny subjects that can make us look back in our lives and say its true with the up bringing of our childhoods.
He makes fun of alot of different races and religions. Fans of racial humor will get a kick out of this performance. I dont think this is for the kind of hard to offend people either because like Carlos says, he's gonna say something to make every one mad. My boyfriend and I are still talking about certain parts of this comedy show and laugh!! Carlos Mencia is one of the funniest people i have ever seen perform. Some of the comedians I think Carlos has a similar style to are Chris Rock , Jim Norton and even George Carlin. Carlos Mencia, Not for the Easily Offended is a hilarious commentary on America and the human condition. There is plenty of racial comments and foul language, so this is definitely not for children.
The E-mail message field is required. Mencia began his career doing stand-up on amateur night at the comedy club Laugh Factory. We enjoy movies, wuxia, anime, and gadgets. Video Movie Star brings you anything and everything we think is cool all in one place. If your name was Ned Holness, you would have changed it too.
He was raised by his aunt Consuela and uncle Pablo Mencia in East Los Angeles, California, going by the name Ned Holness in honor of his father. And by the way, what did happen to Carlos Mencia? Series Title: Other Titles: Not for the easily offended Responsibility: executive producer, Carlos Mencia ; produced and directed by Randy Shropshire ; written by Carlos Mencia. I got a good deal buying this on Amazon, but would have paid more if I had to! Carlos vents about a lot of things like creepy pedophiles like Michael Jackson, the shitty educational system America has, racial profiling and other social topics that have been in the news lately. That in itself is lowering the standard of excellence for everyone including education and business. Show more Show less Ned Arnel Mencia born October 22, 1967 , better known by his stage name Carlos Mencia, is a Honduran-born American comedian, writer, and actor.
You won't be sorry with this one! I rated it good and not excellent due to the fact that he claims he comes from a broken home and is a true Mexican. Then you see him hanging out in his dressing room, partying it up with food and midgets. We have enjoyed this over and over with our adult kids and friends. Even if that means stepping on some toes. When Mencia later returned to Los Angeles he showed such educational prowess that he was immediately promoted to the tenth grade.
Carlos overall though, does tell his belief that people should be able to laugh at ones self, and each other, without literally being offended. It is true that you should not be easily offended. This is not intellectual comedy and I have a feeling Carlos would not perform subtle intellectual comedy well. In the last couple years, Mencia chose to go back to his comedic roots, performing at a number of comedy stores throughout the country — allowing him to share his newest material with smaller and more intimate audiences. Starring Carlos Mencia Written By: Directed By: Studio: Studio Works Buy on Amazon.