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When I wrote ‘We Can Be Heroes,’ I was just so excited about the concept of playing loads of characters, and a television series allows…
When no one knows you, and you’re just trying to break into stuff, it’s so good because you can write whatever you want and just…
When I was in school, I was always writing scripts and dressing up as characters. I’d constantly be that guy who’d get up on stage.…
I’m totally not media shy and do interviews all the time and go to events and totally play along and actually enjoy talking to journalists…
I’m so independent in writing stuff and controlling what I do. Sometimes I get calls from people asking to be in their movie, but I’m…
I’m not a big comedy show-watcher, but I love Ricky Gervais’ stuff and Sacha Baron Cohen’s things. But I’m not an expert on them. I’ve…
There are bits of me in all my characters.
Religious humor is not really my area, so I probably wouldn’t do anything about that, or politics or something.
People were making fun of redheads before I came along.
Playing girls is cool, but its a lot more fun playing boys.
People think that I’m some kind of genius who’s got these statements to say, and… I’m not really.
People are always nice; I never get anything mean said to me on the street.
Mostly, what I watch are reality shows and documentaries.
Like, Australians definitely don’t walk around dressed up in blackface going, ‘Ha-ha.’
It’s pretty awful being told you’re a racist.
It takes me ages to write stuff.
It’s barely OK for me to be dressed up as a black guy. But part of me kind of enjoys provoking people.
If you over-think, it affects things too much; I work instinctively, like painting in a way. Think too much, and you ruin everything.
In Australia, I’m built up as this comedy hero, which was never my intention.
I’ve never been a 16-year-old girl.
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