Pootie Tang, born in “a small city outside of Gary, Indiana”, is portrayed as a ladies’ man who is “too cool for words” even as a young child. His life is marked by the deaths of his mother Momma Dee and, shortly thereafter, his father Daddy Tang, the latter of whom dies after being mauled by a gorilla during his shift at the steel mill (which was not the first time that someone had suffered that particular fate). Just before Daddy Tang’s death, Pootie inherits his father’s belt and is told that he can “whoop anyone’s ass with just that belt.” —Wikipedia
Louis Szekely (pronounced /ˌsiˈkeɪ/; born 12 September 1967), known professionally as Louis C.K. (and sometimes Louie C.K.), is an American stand-up comedian, Emmy-winning television and film writer, actor, producer and director from Boston, Massachusetts. He currently stars in the FX comedy series Louie, which he also writes, directs and edits.
Szekely was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Mary, a software engineer, and Luis Szekely, an economist. His mother is of Irish Catholic descent and his father, a native of Mexico, is of Mexican Catholic and Hungarian Jewish ancestry. His parents met at Harvard University while Luis was trying to finish his degree. Despite being born in the United States, Szekely lived in Mexico City until the age of seven and still retains his Mexican citizenship. Spanish is his first language, but, upon moving to Massachusetts, he quickly learned English. Szekely soon discovered that he wanted to be a writer and comedian, citing George Carlin, Bill… read more
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