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‘The Count’ wasn’t a real stretch. I was doing pretty generic Bela Lugosi bad vampire on purpose. It was supposed to be lame. I didn’t…
That was sort of the ‘Second City’ approach, which was try to be intelligent and assume your audience is intelligent. We were influenced by ‘Monty…
Steve Carell is good. I like him. Who else? Here’s another depressing thing: animation has kind of taken over, too. You know, ‘Family Guy?’ I…
I haven’t watched ‘Mad TV’ a lot, but I have seen some stuff on there that is truly funny. You have to have some sort…
‘SCTV’ was the concept of a group ensemble doing satirical things. ‘Saturday Night Live”s sketches were broader than ours, more universal.
Improv seemed to replace stand-up, which was very big before that. Stand-up comedy was real hot in the late ’80s and through the ’90s.
If you don’t hop aboard the change train, you’re gonna get derailed.
There’s just something about youth and comedy that go together. Maybe it’s that foolishness, that silliness that you can get away with when you’re younger,…
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