Junot Díaz, Courtesy of Nikki López

“Cane fields are scary. Any time you drive by them they’re like triffids. They crack in the wind.” Junot Díaz

Through an American Street Vernacular (ASV) unburdened by protocol there emerges a beautifully nuanced new “American” language with this guy. Why didn’t Colbert rile him for more?

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Junot Díaz, Courtesy of Nikki López

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