” I am interested in the notion that people can become so obsessed by their world that they lose sense and awareness of how they appear to other people. They’re so earnest about it. But that’s true of so many things. “


” In real life, people fumble their words. They repeat themselves and stare blankly off into space and don’t listen properly to what other people are saying. I find that kind of speech fascinating but screenwriters never write dialogue like that because it doesn’t look good on the page. “


” People want me to be funny all the time. They think I’m being funny no matter what I say or do and that’s not the case. “


” They sell these golf aids that attach to your knee and your head and are supposed to keep your swing correct. It’s futile beyond belief. I’ve never bought any, but I could watch those ads for 24 hours straight. People with straight faces saying this thing will take strokes off your game – that’s my peculiar obsession. “


” You can pick almost any field, and there’s going to be weird people. “


” The early parodies that talk-show people did of rock n’ roll in the ’50s were terrible. They didn’t know it, they didn’t like it – and that’s a lethal combination. “


” In ‘Spinal Tap,’ there’s the fake historical quality of ‘Stonehenge.’ It’s something the musicians look at with a mystical reverence. In folk music, it’s the seriousness with which these people approach their ‘art. “


” People who take themselves too seriously, who can’t see anything else, are usually funny. “



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I am interested in the notion that people can become so obsessed by their world that they lose sense and awareness of how they appear to other people. They
In real life, people fumble their words. They repeat themselves and stare blankly off into space and don
People want me to be funny all the time. They think I
They sell these golf aids that attach to your knee and your head and are supposed to keep your swing correct. It
You can pick almost any field, and there
The early parodies that talk-show people did of rock n
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People who take themselves too seriously, who can

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