Marlon Wayans on the Moment: "I Just Fell in Love with the Art of Standup"

The Wayans family is to comedy what the sun is to the Earth. They've been such a consistent force in that, sometimes, you can forget they're there. Then all of the sudden, you turn your head and you're blinded. Everything they've done for comedy comes flooding at you at once.

The youngest member of the Wayans clan, and one of the brightest reminders of their power, is Marlon Wayans. And, actually, the sun might not be the best metaphor for Marlon, because the sun will stop burning one day. I'm not convinced Marlon ever will.

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Ryan Pfeffer is Miami New Times’ music editor. After earning a BS in editing, writing, and media from Florida State University, Ryan joined the New Times staff in November 2013 as a web editor, where he coined the phrase "pee-tweet" (to retweet someone while urinating). Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, he’s now neck-deep in bass and booty in the 305.
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