Lee has an enjoyable, slightly frantic stand-up presence, often running around in various stages of undress. The hyper Korean American from San Diego talks about issues affecting Asian Americans, like Southerners need to guess his ethnicity (no, hes not Samoan), and photographers telling him to open his eyes more at photo shoots.
Lee makes observations that weve all made, yet with a clever added twist, such as the new pictures of prohibited weapons at airport security checkpoints, which include nunchakus and Chinese stars (shuriken). Lee says, Are there a lot of ninjas that fly Southwest?
Catch him at Improv Paradise Live this Friday through Sunday. Tickets cost $21. Visit improvftl.com for showtimes and info.
Fri., June 19, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., June 20, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Sun., June 21, 7 & 9:30 p.m., 2009