Comedian Ralphie May charts America's cultural hypocrisy at the Funny Bone 

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Ralphie May is what you'd call an equal opportunity offender. Since coming into the public eye on the inaugural season of “Last Comic Standing,” the large, expressionistic comedian has garnered enormous success in the belief that as long as something is true, it can be used for a laugh. Never one to shy away from challenging the politically incorrect or making a myriad of ethnic jokes to an audience full of minorities, May's topical honesty on social standards, interracial behavior and general cultural hypocrisy has helped him become one of the most recognized rising talents in stand-up. Performing a three-night stint in Richmond, May can be seen at the Funny Bone on Aug. 28-29 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. $20. 521-8900. — Mike Hilleary


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