In comments, our esteemed colleague Norbizness reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to mention about what Todd has dubbed “the new Adam Sandler homophobic spectacle I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.” First, here’s the trailer, for anyone who’s not yet seen it:
Norbizness noted that Sandler and James are “backed up with Rob Schneider doing a Mickey Rooney in Breakfast at Tiffany’s impersonation.” Um, yeah:
Obviously this is a stereotype so tired it’s sawing logs, so old (as Spudsy would say) it farts dust, so done that a competent comedian wouldn’t even use it as irony.
What I’m really curious about is this: Because I remember seemingly endless amounts of useless nonsense, I recalled that Schneider, back in his pre-SNL stand-up days, used to do a bit about being half Filipino. Which I guess may provide him with some “poking fun at your own” cloaking, but if I didn’t have a brain chock full of utter shite, I wouldn’t have known/remembered that Schneider is half Filipino in the first place. Do most people even know that?