Found this story online about a Cajun Juggalo comedian making his on-stage debut. Lafayette Comedy had the chance to sit down with him for a brief interview.
Lafayette Comedy: Where are you from?
Gaston Hebert: I am frum Perry. It behind Abbiville. It used to be part of Abbeville but we won indapendence frum dem in 1985. Dat da same year Dont Mess with Mah Toot-toot came out. Da best year dere eva wuz.
LC: How long have you been doing comedy?
GH: I start tellin da joke wen I wuz a baby. Mah first joke wuz wen mah momma wuz tryin to git me to say momma and I sed cow. Mah momma is not a cow but she fat. She wear da moomoo. It remind me of da cow.
LC: What’s a juggalo?
GH: A juggalo is somebody dat has da adult relation for money and dey paint dere face to hide dere identity. It like dat movie Duece Biggalo Male Juggalo except we paint da face.
LC: Are you really the first Cajun juggalo comic?
GH: Yes, I am. One time I saw dis guy juggalo doin da sign language on da street. I tink he wuz tryin to say he wuz trap in a box. Well, I saw all kinda peeple laughin at him and went up to him an sed “Ay, deres only one juggalo comic in dis town. U eitha git out or ima push u in da coulee wit da serpents.” He den whistled and git all his silent juggalo frens to beat me up. I still cant smell copper.
LC: Why do you wear the makeup?
GH: Mah lil cousin T-Russ shoot me in da face wit da paintball gun and I cant git it off cuz I dont have da health insurance. We all know who we can tank for dat!
LC: Typical day for you?
GH: I git on da facebook and like all da family guy memes. Den I call mah daddy Ern Boudreaux and ask wen he gonna take me to da quail farm. He usually say “Im not u daddy. Leave me alone.” Den I sit in mah front yard and stare at da ditch.
LC: Are you married? Kids?
GH: I have a big fat wife named Priscilla. Mah kids are Claude, T-Claude, an T-T-Claude. Only one got da one eye bigga den da otha.
LC: Why should people come to the show?
GH: Peeple shuld come to mah show cuz I like to make da peeple happy. I wuz not always happy. I lost mah job at Mr. Keets. Mah girlfren left me for a refurbished Sega Dreamcast. I came out second in da 4h competition even though I taught mah pig how to dance to Achy Breaky Heart.
If you’re in the Lafayette area this weekend you should check it out and get back to us. I took the liberty of looking for the address if ya do. Chere here for that address