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My kind of gay, meeting a woman and falling in love, is a different experience because it wasn’t anything about ‘Oh, I’ve always been gay…
I’ve seen too many comics who got their own shows and were undone because they worked for an executive producer who didn’t understand their comedy…
My father was a really funny guy. He lived a good long life. And he was the reason I wanted to be funny and become…
I’m not afraid of putting myself out there to someone and then them passing on it. At least you could have gotten a ‘yes.’ So…
I always say to women, ‘Take advantage of the fact that you’re in the minority, don’t see it as a disadvantage. You’re that much more…
I suddenly had this really mad desire to have an affair with a woman. I was divorced. I was childless. I figured there’s got to…
Obviously, at this age, I’ve lost people in my life. But with a parent, it’s just different. I was very attached to my father and…
I think what I would say to my younger self, and probably to younger, just starting-out writers is that a lot of times you’re just…
There are so many opportunities that I could’ve gotten before if I had just took a little more of a risk.
There were very few women comics when I started out doing stand-up. But I always saw that as a great advantage.
My stand-up act is very clean.
My father was the king of the joke-tellers. I was so impressed as a child watching him, holding people in rapt attention.
My kind of gay is like the late-breaking-lesbian kind of gay.
My father was the kind of guy who’d always say ‘Throw out any subject and I got a joke on it.’
My father was a huge influence on me.
I never thought I was going to have children. I just thought after 45, that was it.
I cried when I turned 34 for no other reason than 34 sounded old to me at the time.
I feel I’ve always got to keep my stand-up because I never want to lose it.
Honestly, so much of my book is about the best things in my life have happened since I’m 40.
I’m not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.
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