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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John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway Connections Featured in Great Performances: The truth is that these characteristics may not apply to them. To show off his manliness, status, power, and wealth.

I can relative to this the way that my dad shows his love for me. They show their love and affection indirectly. We often follow the footsteps freaak our parents with sons looking up to their fathers and daughters looking up to their mothers. I also believe that in this era the obsessions are not only limited to cars but also to items such as expensive electronic gadgets. How does this interaction once again reinforce a specific form of masculinity?

I never looked at it in that way. February 5, at 4: Now I know you’re probably thinking “who cares about john leguizamo??

There is always something going on in a Spanish speaking household. I too agree that society has defined the differences between masculinity and femininity but to think of gender roles in a different light would be interesting. He also showcased a lack of respect for his wife when he cheated on her right in front of his children as if that were completely acceptable, lfguizamo getting angry when his wife did not obey him.


He depicted many points of what he believed Latino Masculinity to be. Use the HTML below.

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video. Easily the majority of joke material felt clever and insightful, and rarely did any material feel forced. The fact that men pour their souls into inanimate objects, such as a car or a leguixamo set, proves that men are capable of some emotion to a certain degree.

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I found this film to be very funny. Freak by John Leguizamo touches on many aspects of masculinity as well as fatherhood. Newton developed the Black Panther Party based on his point freaj for social leghizamo. A domineering father, frustrated by his rocky quest for the American dream; a mother who finds f Freak: It is teaching him at an early age that he is superior and whatever he asks for he shall receive. I think you brought up a very interesting point in regards to rites of passages.

February 11, at 5: Fausto cares for his television set more than he does his own son. John Leguizamo speaks to the reality of what its like to grow up a Latino male in a Latino family. There were so many Latino stereotypes present in his performance.


Not all young men come to realization that the people they look up to are actually not the best. In relation to my own experiences I can say that my parents had a large part in shaping what a woman or man should or should not be defined as. May 4, at 3: The whole thing was very bizarre.

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Perfect coffee table book. Masculinity as a whole is measured by power, wealth and control.

John admits that he is disinterested in getting sexually involved with her, but he does not want to disappoint his father. Aug 05, Jake rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 16, Mike rated it really liked it. You multiply like roaches! Like we discussed in class, when I think of different rites of passages I tend to lean toward age-related ones such as quinceaneras and bar mitzvahs. Its shocking cast of characters, tinted by his memory and a retro color palette, includes his tyrannical father, suicidal grandfather, and exorcist grandmother.

I like how you pointed out that males seem to constantly disguise their true selves as seen in Fausto but is it the need to disguise themselves or the need to be portrayed as society says they should.