Americans want instant gratification now, they don’t understand process, and that's why it's likely that there will be a new prez in 2012.” The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?Like a zombie from The Walking Dead, the 2012 presidential campaign slowly lurches forward.And at a time when entertainment and politics is more intertwined than ever, it seems only fair to ask the comedians how they’re going to work it.There are very few standup comics who do only political humour and Black is not one of them.
The obvious joke is why someone with that kind of money would have that kind of comb-over hairdo. But the real joke about Trump is that he bankrupted casinos, which is almost impossible.I've done my time and I'm through with it." In the final analysis, Black bets on no difference in 2012 from previous election cycles."Both parties are so incompetent and they've become more so. They only talk about what the other party wants to do and why it's bad. It's utterly appalling and it's been like this for quite some time.And that’s where Black and his admirer, Tim Young, a 30-year-old recovering lawyer from Baltimore, differ.Young who has played gigs at such notable venues as Caroline’s on Broadway, comic birthplace of Jerry Seinfeld, and the Sundance Film Festival has also worked in the US Congress, the Social Security Administration, and for a former governor of Maryland.