“I had to get political in a sense, because the president is someone that looks like me.” While he’s remembered for his many impressions on Mad TV, there’s a lot more to his set these days. “Impressions will always be a part of it,” he notes, “but I don’t think it’s the majority of my act. The majority of it, or what makes up a good portion, is observational humor, race and then sexual humor. The impressions always serve as kind of the trimmings on a well prepared meal at a five-star restaurant.” Spears performs Thursday-Sunday The Funny Bone on the Levee Thursday-Sunday. $15-$17. Get showtimes, buy tickets and find nearby bars and restaurants here.
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