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The driving force behind doing everything that I’ve been doing for 11 years as a stand-up is having problems with authority and not liking to…
On Twitter, when someone would die, I would write a joke. Or if there’s a tragedy, I would write a joke and tweet it. That…
I would write 100 jokes a day. Most of them were terrible. But I just said, ‘I’ll write more than everybody else, and that’s how…
I never knew if I would get my own show, but I knew I loved stand-up.
I feel like every first episode of a TV show is bad, you know, and it always improves.
I enjoyed writing for someone else’s voice, but I wasn’t very good at it.
Every comic went through their Mitch Hedberg phase – the glasses, the hair in the face – and you knew immediately when they were doing…
I loved Stephen Wright, and I loved Mitch Hedberg, but they seemed like geniuses you could never emulate. You’d just be ripping them off.
I’m not the voice of reason; I’m more the guy using these offensive topics as fodder to raise tension in a joke.
I don’t think people shouldn’t try to be edgy, but you have to take what the audience says to you in consideration.
I’m not just offensive, I’m very smart about the way that I do it, and that takes a lot of time. People say that young…
Everyone has the same kind of fears; everyone has the same big problems in the world, which is, like, fear of death and ‘I hope…
In the second grade, I would just get bored and a joke would pop into my head and I would have to say it. It…
That’s the worst way you can hear about comedy material: from a third person’s blog story that they wrote when they were upset.
I like seeing what the comedian thinks is funny, not just what they think I’ll think is funny.
I think a theater show is a pure version of me doing my material. The theater crowd is a bit more polite, there really aren’t…
I had written for Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman in the past. Jimmy had a different voice, and different priorities. He couldn’t be the bad…
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