Thai grew up in a small(ish) town in Arizona. He is Mexican and Gay. He is no stranger to discrimination. His outspoken style has, at times, found him at odds with members of the LGBT community and others, even costing him work.
Comedy Central’s February 14, 2011 broadcast of The Colbert Report, ridicules Glenn Beck’s reasoning behind the riots in Egypt. Instead, Colbert links the uprising to King Tut’s missing penis.