Adam Carolla reveals what it's like to perform comedy in the cancel culture era of wokeness

The comedian compares comedy in Middle America to West Hollywood

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Comedian Adam Carolla explained the challenges of performing comedy for woke audiences — including brazen hecklers — Saturday on "One Nation."

ADAM CAROLLA: It's kind of regional. You go to the middle of the country and kind of say what you want. Go to West Hollywood, it's a different story. It's also an age thing. You'll have 23-year-olds in the audience talking back, saying you can't say that or, "Oh, no way," or whatever it is… If I'm doing my show and I'm in St. Louis, those'll just be my fans who've come to hear what I have to say. 

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But if you go to the Laugh Factory on any given night or the Comedy Store on any given night, it's just tourists. They're not there to see me. They're there to see comedy. And you will hear them talk. And they're perfectly comfortable with saying, "No, no, no." 

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