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I mean, I've always had scattered interests, but I never went on stage to get an agent or anything like that.
 

I mean, I've had bartenders and waiters and waitresses make a comment about a joke of mine, like pointing out some sort of logic error or something that I've never even thought about, and they're right.
 

I must have done everything I had. You go through years where you go through everything you've ever written.
 

I once sat next to Jim from Wild Kingdom on a flight from Atlanta. I find mentioning that opens a lot of doors.
 

I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it.
 

I used to write things out beforehand. But sometimes it backfires.
 

I want to release another CD this year, finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film.
 

I was probably just trying to be Dennis Miller, but without the vocabulary to actually be Dennis Miller. I guess I was just less interesting than I am now, if I am interesting at all.
 

I wasn't as nervous as I thought I would be when I started.
 

I will not be misquoted!
 

I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things.
 

I'd rather send out a mass email then hang posters all over the place.
 

I'm particularly proud of my reluctance to share my dreams with anyone.
 

I'm traveling the world, ripping rooms apart with my stupendous comedy.
 

I've never been a TV junkie. I remember watching Letterman way back when he had a morning show.
 

If I'm at a party and someone puts on a Blues Brothers tape, I tend to go nuts.
[Blues]
 

If you see me at a restaurant, blow me a kiss, wave, blow me another kiss, then walk five steps backward.
 

It was actually 3 years between albums. That seems like a long time to me.
 

It's cool to go to a place that has posters up and it's one night only. It feels more special.
 

My sister sometimes does a Todd Barry tribute act.
 


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