Carlos Mencia was born in Honduras and grew up in Los Angeles. One of 18 children, he always wanted more attention but was not sure how to get it. One day his friends convinced him to try out at a comedy club. From that day on, he knew exactly what he wanted to be-a stand-up comedian.
The path to fame was rocky. It was hard being a Latino comedian, and Mencia struggled to make a name for himself. But his routines made people laugh, and his determination paid off. Today, Carlos Mencia has all the attention he ever wanted. He is one of America's top comedians.
Table of Contents
Chapter One Life in the Funny Lane 6
Chapter Two Growing Up in L.A. 11
Chapter Three The Comedy Club Routine 18
Chapter Four Inside Mencia's Brain 26
Chapter Five In the Public Eye 34
Further Reading 58
Internet Resources 58
Chapter Notes 60