Perhaps not in our current state of pesticide-ridden landscapes do we find potatoes that sprout from neutral, natural ground, but let us assume the potatoes in this story grow in clean soil. Once they are picked, shipped, tossed, bruised, bought, washed, peeled, buttered, salted and mashed for consumption, they aren’t quite the same potatoes, are they?–the same goes for people. We think we are born in neutral states, but we have no control over many scenarios life throws our way. In the process of growing up in a tainted environment, unique personalities are formed. We move around, develop quirks, eccentricities, skewed perspectives, are occasionally bruised and ultimately damaged. Potatoes Mashed Comedy pushes past common stereotypes to deepen people’s understandings of how humans connect in the same false sense of neutrality.