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If I wasn't a golfer, I would still be miserable - but not as miserable.
OK, I'm happy. I'm happy. All right? I'm happy.
You write about what you know.
Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.
I think Michael Moore is a hero.
Sure, being a reservist wasn't as glamorous, but I was the one who had to look at myself in the mirror.
And eventually as I kept writing it, something emerged that was not quite me but a version of me.
At first, I didn't realize it was gonna be a character. I just thought I was gonna be doing me.
I don't really know much about TV and what people want to see. I'm not that well-informed about it.
I'm one of the idiots that negotiates after I write.
I'm still driving a Prius, yeah.
It's that I wasn't suited to do the kind of comedy that these people were coming to hear - mainstream comedy.
Drugs scared me.
I have reservations about everything I do.
I just wanted laughs - that's really what I was after.
Let's not forget, I got divorced.
Most people think I'm immodest.
Most practical jokes, I'll feel too bad for the other person so I'll stop just before the punchline.
Obviously comedic styles do change.
Until I started doing standup, there were some very bleak days.
You have to discover when you're inadequate to be funny and you don't know you're inadequate when you're a kid.
You know, I'm really not that bright.
I guess I still feel that I'm a comedian; if I had to pick one thing that I feel like I could do, it would be that. That doesn't mean that I like it, but I feel that's what I am.
When I was living in New York, there was a lot of screaming in my life. I would just get into these altercations all the time. Being in public, dealing with shopkeepers, just trying to cross the street - things like that.
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