Saturday, July 9, 2011
The Amazing Racist: Asians
The Amazing Racist is a comedy routine done by Ari Shaffir, a Jewish would-be comedian. In the routine Ari protrays himself as a blatant racist in order to film people's reactions..
In this specific video he goes into an Asian restaurant and ridicules a Japanese and Hawaiian couple. He then proceeds to find a chef to cook his dog.
The Amazing Racist is part of a DVD released by National Lampoons called "Lost Reality", out in shops now. It includes this and other things that never made it on the air, such as "Porn Star Idol" and a show where people do absurd things such as being bribed to lick a tramp's sweaty foot and many others.
The comedian has been ridiculed as a bad version of Comedian Tom Green, who originally founded "instigation-comedy" several years earlier.
Mel Brooks has be quoted as saying "I just don't think he's funny". Woody Allen, upon seeing the skits, said "Creative. But funny?" Adam Sandler is quoted as saying "Who?". Shaffir has been compared to Pauley Shore and Carrot Top in the internet variety source.
It should also be noted that everyone seen in his videos are willing participants, and that they have all signed release forms.