” 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. “


” 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. “


” Philosophy teaches you to think big. “


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


” We can’t make movies without scripts, and there’s no cost to writing a script, so my advice to newcomers is do it yourself: Write your own script, shoot your shorts, edit your shorts. “


” I took one film class at NYU over a summer and learned the basics – you know, how to load a camera and how to light and how to edit – and I became a film editor. “


” 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. “



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Ultimately, in regular television, you
History is ultimately storytelling. I think the more stories you write in life - and I


Philosophy teaches you to think big.
If you hang around people from L.A., they
We can
I took one film class at NYU over a summer and learned the basics - you know, how to load a camera and how to light and how to edit - and I became a film editor.
It
Often, when you
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