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Homey, don’t play that!

December 1, 2010

The store is currently sorely lacking in vintage Homey Da Clown t-shirts. Let me reminisce:

From the In Living Color wiki:

Damon Wayans plays an ex-con who works as a clown (real name Herman Simpson) for his parole agreement, but lashes out at anyone (usually by hitting them on the head with a tennis ball-filled sock) who attempts to make him perform the standard antics of the role – “I don’t think so… Homey don’t play dat!”. His goal in life is to get even with “The Man”, a personification of the white males that are “holding him down”. Near the end of most sketches, Homey would lead a group of children (played by the adult cast members) in a call and response sing-along, which would end with him degenerating into a rant, then intimidating the children into repeating after him

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