It hurts, but we're not surprised at David Cross' public distaste for St. Louis.
Speakeasy via YouTube One bad audience soured David Cross on St. Louis.
While most know the comedian from his role as the sweetly deranged Dr. Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development, Cross' persona as a standup comic is decidedly hard-edged, confrontational and spouted with gleeful disdain for traditional, middle-American values. That style got him in trouble in 2001 during a gig at Saint Louis University, and ever since he's bashed the Gateway City as a comedy hellhole. Most recently, he recounted the tale in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session, during which he dubbed St. Louis the "most humorless" city in America.More »