The Black Snob has a nice Cliff's Notes version of John Mayer's most recent Playboy interview. You definitely should read the article in full before spazzing out one way or the other, but here's an abridged version of the chit chat that has the Twitternets going nuts.

On having a "hood pass:"

Someone asked me the other day, “What does it feel like now to have a hood pass?” And by the way, it’s sort of a contradiction in terms, because if you really had a hood pass, you could call it a n——r pass. Why are you pulling a punch and calling it a hood pass if you really have a hood pass? But I said, “I can’t really have a hood pass. I’ve never walked into a restaurant, asked for a table and been told, ‘We’re full.’"

On how he's kind of like a black person — because he suffers sometimes:

What is being black? It’s making the most of your life, not taking a single moment for granted. Taking something that’s seen as a struggle and making it work for you, or you’ll die inside. Not to say that my struggle is like the collective struggle of black America. But maybe my struggle is similar to one black dude’s.

On how his penis feels about black women:

I don’t think I open myself to it. My dick is sort of like a white supremacist. I’ve got a Benetton heart and a f——-n’ David Duke cock. I’m going to start dating separately from my dick.


Mayer has since apologized for using the n-word. This should be interesting…