and other life sentences…
“We were talking about jail. He admitted to being worried about going to prison himself.
‘Why you scared of jail?’ I asked.
‘Cuz if I go, everyone’s going to want to fuck me,’ he said.
I didn’t disagree.
‘But if they put their dick in my mouth,’ he added, ‘I’m gonna bite it off.’
‘That’s a plan,’ I said. ‘But before you bite, you know, you’re gonna taste that dick in your mouth and wonder whether or not you like it.’
Huey Newton shot up from his seat and punched me. The blow caught me on the side of the head.
It could’ve been messy. Both of us were high, we had guns, and we were out of our minds. Fortunately, I decided my best move was to watch as Huey grabbed his woman and marched out of my room.
I knew that I could stir up more shit on stage than in a revolution.
I could be a revolutionary, but I like white women. I have a white-women disease. (120-1)
nothing like a comedian to tell it like it is…but there were a lot of unexpected revelations in this book-the sexual abuse, the family dynamics that lead to blackmailing priests, candid discussion about transferring the abuse, and his addiction struggles. like i told someone at the listening on thursday, everyone knows about the fire, but few know about the fire.