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My kind of wanting to be funny didn’t come from need, necessarily. The closest I can analyze it is that it was an easy way…
My dad turned me onto Peter Sellers as a kid. I loved the fact that he was a unique combination of being extremely subtle and…
In junior high P.E., I was way too shy to take a shower in front of the other kids. It was a horribly awkward time…
I think with the success of, like, every summer there has been a couple R-rated comedies that have done so well; I think it is…
I think a lot of the instincts you have doing comedy are really the same for doing drama, in that it’s essentially about listening. The…
One of my first memories of being a kid was, ‘I want to have a real job when I grow up.’ And to me that…
Molly Shannon and I used to always talk about that we really felt strongly that we were comedic actors, that we weren’t comedians. You just…
There are a lot of really funny guys who are very natural in what they do: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Seth Rogen.
When you hear that you’re going to be working with a first-time director, sometimes that can be a concern to people.
I’ve always loved watching the news on TV. As a kid, I loved watching Walter Cronkite, for some reason.
I’ve always had, when I needed it, an extreme amount of focus that I could put into something. That has served me well.
I would love to play Simon Cowell in a movie – heck, I would love it. It would be my dream role.
I remember going with my mom to a random garage sale as a kid and thinking what a cool treasure hunt that whole world was.…
For people who have done comedy after a certain point in time, I think there’s a base level of, ‘O.K., I think I’m decently funny.’…
‘Elf’ has become this big holiday movie, and I remember running around the streets of New York in tights saying, ‘This could be the last…
A lot of people have gotten into comedy because of certain influences in their lives or events that were painful, and I really have wracked…
You tend to get reluctant to talk about anything until the day before filming.
You still have that competitive thing where you want to try to make hits. That won’t go away, unless the mayor of show business says…
I was a strange kid in that, while most kids hate school and want to turn 18 or 21, I loved high school.
I’ve had moments in my life when I’ve thought if I wasn’t acting, if I wasn’t doing what I do and I had a career…
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