Hilarious and high energy, Freak is Leguizamo’s Emmy winning semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance. Alternately funny, raunchy and poignant, FREAK . January 31 1. FILM: John Leguizamo, Freak: A Semi-Demi-Quasi-Pseudo Autobiography (view in class) 2. READ: Juan Gonzalez, Harvest of. Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the Producer and Editor of John Leguizamo’s graphic novel Freak. He worked with an amazing team of artists to create FREAK, .

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Leguizamo definitely expressed his masculinity through the legulzamo of passages that he has undergone with very different traits masculinity influences in his life. He did a very insightful job depicting his life and significant rites of passages that he had undergone. However, the irony present in his story is very interesting as well.

When John was acting in the frek at the end of the movie, Fausto came to him, and although he and John got into an argument, Fausto did show him some affection. But Freak, the book, contains narrative that had to be cut from the show because of time restraints. He does not like that fact that she is more educated than him using big words like he says and climbing up the ladder of power and dominance.

David Johb KatzJohn Leguizamo. John was fortunate enough to find a happy place in his life by not trying to embody his father.

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Danny rated it it was amazing Nov 20, John Leguizamo’s semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as Uohn sister and I had been introduced to cheerleading, a sport viewed lfguizamo feminine, at a very young age while both my brothers had been introduced to baseball, a sport viewed as masculine, at a very young age.


By beating them, he is able to assert his power over them. The music video begins with clips of guitar playing Chelsea Hoskisson rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Connections Featured in Great Performances: Throughout history, society has influenced the meaning of traditional family arrangement and at times, these family arrangements were rather unequal.

How is this related to the masculinity ideals presented?

Leguizamo do this live. This site uses cookies. He also mentioned the use of Spanglish.

She literally does everything from making his plate of food and placing on the table to ironing and laying his clothes out. John exposes many aspects of his private life, from struggles with the relationship he has with his father, to conflicts he has within himself. After that, John and Fausto bonded over the fire escape, one of the few times that Fausto shows his affection.

His story was exciting and educational. He feels left out of being fully masculine. It is leguixamo if a man can get any woman by manipulating the situation and morphing into something different with each woman.

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Through his performance he mentions many encounters he had with his father. I think it could be a little bit of both. My first exposure to him was in the movie Too Won Foo where he play a Latino drag leguizaml. What I also found interesting about this movie is relate-ability or at least to the stereotype. These signify a girl or boy turning into a man or woman, coming of age and being an adult. Set in various neighborhoods of Queens, New York, in the eras of disco and break-dancing, Freak recounts the turmoil and eccentricities within a Latino family struggling to make it.


We see this story through a bizarre myriad of characters and situations, which include the eccentric Uncle Sandy, the Fat Ldguizamo Called Bitch John’s little brother, Poochiehis mom, his evil grandmothers, and Lee Stratsberg, not to mention a brief appearance by Cantinflas as God.

May 12, Sorcha rated it really liked it.

Freak by John Leguizamo

In the first of a three-part series, actor and playwright John Leguizamo brings his signature uninhibited humor to the comic book page. John is constantly trying to be the type of masculine man his father could leguixamo and respect, but once again, the two of them are just too different; their conflicting views of masculinity keep them from relating to one another. However, Fausto never gave his son affection and that was really all he wanted.