I was concerned, son! Yeah, I understand that. I understand that now. Very concerned. Why? 'Cause you know why. Tell me. You know! Come on, dad. Come on, harder! Come on!
Can we all just appreciate the beauty of that last sentence, “but celebrating them and celebrating everybody who has the audacity to be themselves and to live authentically." I love that. Honestly, lets celebrate everyone who has the guts and bravery to stand up, step forward, and present themselves to the world in which they hide nothing. I wish I was that fearless.
So it’s 2014 and I don’t want a flying car, I want people to fucking admit that having an Asian fetish isn’t about fucking aesthetic preferences or fucking loving another culture, it’s about being racist as fuck and thinking that all Asians look alike or that there’s actually such a thing as “Asian culture”
"One fun fact I learned while on the air with Keith Olbermann was that humans on the Internet are scumbags. People say children are cruel, but I was never made fun of as a child or an adult. Suddenly, my disability on the world wide web is fair game. I would look at clips online and see comments like, "Yo, why’s she tweakin?" "Yo, is she retarded?" And my favorite, "Poor Gumby-mouth terrorist. What does she suffer from? We should really pray for her." One commenter even suggested that I add my disability to my credits: screenwriter, comedian, palsy."
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