The Batali Inquisition: John Leguizamo

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A: Well, it’s got to be Colombian food cause my Mom is and she’s a great cook. She’ll still make some ajiaco, (soup with some rare Colombian potato papas criollas) then some maduro (plantain sweet) with guava paste baked and some killer lentils and piece of juicy skirt steak. Lip smacking good.



An HBO favorite returns for his fifth solo special on the network when JOHN LEGUIZAMO’S GHETTO KLOWN debuts Saturday, March 22nd (10:00-11:45 p.m. ET/PT). Adapting his Drama Desk Award-winning one-man stage show, the special leads the audience on a hilarious and touching roller-coaster ride through the highs and lows of Leguizamo’s personal and professional life, featuring vivid accounts of the colorful characters that have populated his story.


Watch it!! It’s brilliant and I love it!


To read the rest of John Legiuzamo’s Batali Inquisition on Medium, click here




Illustration by Wendy MacNaughton

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