When Los Angeles-born comedian Robert Zapata was studying to be an architect, his friends convinced him to try stand-up comedy. Seventeen years later, he's performed around the world on USO tours and made a name for himself in Los Angeles.
He uses physical comedy and playful humor to appeal to a mass audience, and he tries to avoid being stereotyped. He tells ARN's Taylor Haney that his next step will be to try out political humor. The topic? Immigration reform.
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