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He Hate Me


At tonight's Big Boy Comedy Show, J.J. Johnson plans to dis everybody he knows, including his former jailmate, who became a drag queen, and his dad, who walked in when his son was in act of losing his virginity. Even his wife is a target. "When we were first married, I used to get oral sex three times a week," says Johnson. "Now she looks at my shit like it's a rotten banana." Johnson has toured the comedy clubs for the past 10 years, tweaking his act. "The first time I did it, I bombed," he says. "Even my mama told me to get off the stage."
Sat., Aug. 19, 9 p.m.

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