Who invented a Liberated Zone of
rebellious comedy -- his own and
He was their voice. They were his.
At 18, a stand-up prodigy, going on genius,
he was playing clubs in
Los Angeles and New York.
He was political, anti-racist, hilarious.
He tattooed this fist
on his chest.
Then he went to the other side.
You can meet him there at
He'll keep you good company.
I wish he were
here to read this book.
He should be. He is.
Meanwhile, the Eamon Cannon Comedy Project continues his legacy, teaching kids at Inner City Arts in Los Angeles to stand up for themselves, take a stand, stand for what they believe in. And be funny.
Funny's what oppressors can't stand.