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Supremacy Smackdown and Word Artist

show: Rating NNNNThe working title of Janice Jo Lee's in-your-face solo satire was The White Supremacy Smackdown, according to NOW Magazine. While that suggests the fierce attitude of the show's strongest material, the current title, Will You Be My Friend, is a little more accessible, something the writer/performer points out in the show. See listing. The premise is that the Kitchener-based Korean-Canadian singer/songwriter and spoken word artist is looking for new pals. For one thing, Lee's drawn to the same type of straight white male. Her bestie, Leila, has moved away, and dating's not going well. ( As reported in the news.