Ron Funches is one of those guys that anyone who’s a fan of comedy sees everywhere. He plays the oddball friend Shelly on NBC’s Undateable, and has had guest spots on various comedy series such as New Girl, Kroll Show, Mulaney, Portlandia, Drunk History, and many more. He is also an established stand-up comedian, and he is about to release his debut stand-up comedy album, The Funches of Us.
Funches will release the album on Friday through Comedy Dynamics, which has recently released Mike O’Brien’s Tasty Radio. You’ll have to wait until then to hear the full set, but EW can exclusively preview the track “Malcolm,” in which Funches talks about raising his autistic son.
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“He has autism,” Funches admits to the crowd, quickly followd by, “He’s also a bit of an a–hole.” The comedian then goes into the struggles of raising a son with autism, but finds the humor in all of it. He tells the crowd that his sons favorite words are “more,” “pancakes,” and “beyotch,” and then relates raising him to “taking care of your very best friend after they’ve done way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms.”
“Please purchase my album so I can continue to support Malcolm’s rampant videogame habit,” Funches tells EW, adding, “Who am I kidding — it’s for both of us!” Well, you heard him. Preview the album below.