” People go to the zoo and they like the lion because it’s scary. And the bear because it’s intense, but the monkey makes people laugh. “


” I grew up in a time where on things like ‘The Red Skeleton Show’ or even to a certain extent on ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ people wrote in the breakouts or ad-libs. They were scripted to look spontaneous. So I always had a dislike of that kind of thing. “


” There are things in low comedy that make people uncomfortable, and there are things in high comedy that make people bored. “


” I’m always very fearful when academics get ahold of comedy. Comedy is such a clear thing – people laugh, or they don’t laugh. It’s involuntary. I’m not saying it can’t be scrutinized, it’s just that they take the enjoyment out of it. “



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