By: Andy Cheng
Sat, Oct. 29
For some inexplicable reason, fat comics tend to be funnier than healthy ones (for example, Leno is undeniably funnier than Conan). To that extend, Iglesias, the self-deprecating comedian famous for ridiculing the girth of his own bodily frame, is one hell-of-a comic. Of course, the man doesn’t fancy the term “fat” but instead prefers “fluffy,” as shown in his 2009 Comedy Central DVD titled Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat . . . I’m Fluffy and his 2007 DVD Hot and Fluffy. Fans may also remember him from 2006’s television show Last Comic Standing, in which Iglesias was disqualified from, but made the top eight. Whether he jokes about hearing the words “chocolate cake” on the phone being equivalent to phone sex or any other facet of harboring a center of gravity, he’ll amaze audiences with his lumbering presence anyway, and then hit the buffet afterwards.
Gabriel Iglesias at Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Pkwy., Temecula, (951) 693-1819; www.pechanga.com. 7PM and 9:30PM. $30-$55