I love that Louis CK script because he has opened up a space for dialogue about the real problem. It's not that some women are fat, it's that fat women carry a stigmatized identity, and association will stigmatize the fat woman's partner too.
We've all heard how Louis C.K.'s toiled in obscurity for years, only winning renown in his 40s with his wildly acclaimed FX show, Louie. But there are several places he popped up over the years that may surprise you.
They said it about Hicks, and they said it about Carlin: they were not only comedians, but great thinkers. They were cultural commentators, who just happen to pepper in some d**k jokes for good measure.
Just a few days after comedian Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer, she found herself on stage at Los Angeles' Largo theater, revealing the news of her illness and delving into other personal struggles.
Louie is a great show that has a deep moral consciousness when Louis C.K. is able to channel it into the right topic. When he's really killing, as they put it in comedy, he lets you see and feel what it means to be alive.
Ramon shows Louie a more authentic Miami and Louie shows Ramon a more authentic version of himself. He talks about his Mexican heritage, speaks Spanish and laughs ... He's actually having fun, which may be a first for the show.
What's great about this scene is they're both right. Louie shouldn't have to do something he doesn't want to just because he feels obligated, but Laurie just went down on him, so what's the difference?