Earlier in the hour, Mike DeStefano had no problems provoking the crowd with his thoughts on race and gender, saying he was here not for them but for himself to help set this world record. His closing bit even lasted a few minutes longer as he told audience members about his thoughts on using "the c-word" and "the n-word." Stephenson had been shaking his head earlier and eventually succumbed to laughter. "Willie’s black, he’s a professional comedian, if he thinks it’s funny, that matters more than all of you," DeStefano told the audience. "You’re not a bunch of comedy experts. Who are you? You’re a bunch of losers who don’t have a funny friend to hang out with." This comedy expert also laughed along, which is good because I need to laugh to stay awake.