Wednesday, July 17, 2002

DID ANYONE see the Robin Williams Live comedy performance in NYC broadcast this Sunday on HBO? I admit I howled -- it was irreverent, mostly smart, and very current. But another part of me was taken aback by its crudeness. I remember back in the '80's when Eddie Murphy was the King of Crude because he dropped the f-bomb every sentence and alluded to and mentioned gay sex. Maybe I've just been out of it, but Robin William's rountine was several Farrelly Brothers-years ahead of Murphy at his raunchy prime.

Topics covered by Williams: beastiality, prison rape (with Williams simulating the event), "anal leakage", farting (an old fav), ejacuation (with props), urination (with props), and female oral sex (acted out). Amazing what we find funny, huh?