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Reginald D Hunter, Soho

Reginald D Hunter, Soho

His show title may contain a banned word, but American does little to offend

Reginald D Hunter: punchy exposition tempered by knowing irony
Reginald D Hunter wants us to know from the off that he will be using the “n” word in his show. A lot. Well, there’s a clue in the show’s title, The Only Apple in the Garden of Eden and Niggas, but that’s rather misleading; it’s less a description and more an in-joke from the time an earlier show’s posters (which also included it) were banned on the London Underground. So now he puts a rude word in the title of most of his shows and it pretty much indicates the Southerner’s style: punchy exposition tempered by knowing irony.

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