Laughter and occasional awkward silence filled the Morgan Auditorium Nov. 20 as CAB presented a comedy concert night with a one-man show of Evan Wecksell.
He played his guitar and sang his comedic routine. An interesting turn of events occurred during a mad lib rendition of Bruno Mars’ “Just the Way You Are.”
Wecksell asked the audience for adjectives, nouns, verbs, body parts and two girls’ names. Being a college campus, many words were inappropriate.
“Taylor your uterus is sexy, just the way you are,” Wecksell sang. “This is why I love doing college shows.”
The vulgar words would make an older generation uncomfortable but had the students laughing. The final result had senior philosophy major Salinger Morales squirming uncomfortably in his seat.
“I didn’t think it was that funny,” said Morales. “But that’s just me.”
It was a rather intimate show with an audience of 26 students, six of which participated.
Wecksell sang a song that consisted of his favorite stories from FML.com, a site where people post horrible or embarrassing stories anonymously. After singing his favorites, Wecksell asked the audience for their best FMLs. The winner was about a girl who farted while doing sit ups in her fitness for life class. It seemed that those who participated found the show more entertaining than spectators.
Senior music major Lexii Meehan, who volunteered, was very pumped after a risqué choreography to Britney Spears’ “Oops I Did It Again.”
“I don’t know where it came from but it just came to me, I had a good time though,” Meehan said.
“It was definitely an interesting show,” said senior English major Jessica Loomer. “I thought it was pretty funny.”
Evan closed the show with the audience members dancing the Harlem Shake and doing different dance motions. The small attendance did not stop the enjoyment of the show. The intimacy allowed for easier audience participation.
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