” Ultimately, in regular television, you’ve got seven or eight executives and maybe 50 people in the room with dials who are deciding whether a show goes – and it’s not a great way, because we’re making mass entertainment. “


” The thing about people from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs is that they’re very cocky. I think that serves us well in the show business world. “


” A lot of people come from small towns, and they come here wondering ‘Can I really make it in Hollywood?’ When I went to L.A., I knew I was going to make it. There’s no doubt about it. Why? Because I’m from Chicago! “


” History is ultimately storytelling. I think the more stories you write in life – and I’ve written a lot of screenplays, a lot of short stories – you realize it’s your interpretation of events that people read, and they absorb that. “


” If you hang around people from L.A., they’re, like, used to having their city being maligned. “


” It’s never a matter ever, ever – are – we’re never trying to gross anybody out, or ever are we trying to shock people. We’re just trying to make it funny in a way that makes the audience go, ‘You know, that was the first joke they thought of, and they weren’t afraid to do it. “


” Often, when you’re in some of these writing rooms for… and the most restrictive is network television, right? They say, ‘Wow, that’s a great joke, but we can’t do that. Okay, let’s try the second joke. Oh, you can’t do that one. But the third joke you can do,’ and hopefully it will be great, but it will remind people of what the joke really was. “



All 7 Jay Chandrasekhar Quotes about People in picture


Ultimately, in regular television, you
The thing about people from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs is that they


A lot of people come from small towns, and they come here wondering
History is ultimately storytelling. I think the more stories you write in life - and I
If you hang around people from L.A., they
It
Often, when you
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