Regardless of what I do, whether I write a book, or I act, or I host, I’ll always do standup comedy because those moments, that’s what I crave.
If I do something funny and I hear a crowd laugh, in that moment we are sharing the exact same experience and the exact same feeling.
People who annoy people are the luckiest people in the world.
There were 84 original episodes. It was rated No. 1 and No. 2 on the Fox Children's Network. We figured it was time to make it available to people who have never watched it.
Everything runs its course. We had told a lot of stories that happened in our life. My kid was getting older, and we were running out of stories to tell.
My point of reference is life, in everything that I do.
The success of any stand-up act comes out of life experience.
We sat down and told stories that happened to us in our childhood, to our children. They were all basically based on the truth. These stories were funny and poignant to us. They just took off. These are all stories from my life.
We were a very small circle of writers. Everybody brought to the table their own life experience.
You can go home with a lot of money with absolutely no skill.
It's really not that hard. If I do a Tonight Show, it's six or seven minutes. If I do a concert, it's 90 minutes. If I do an interview, that's 15 minutes. So by the end of the day I've done three hours worth of work.
I was totally involved in Bobby's World from the time we started the idea to sitting with the artists on how he would look, to the script meetings, the music, the lyrics, the songs.
If I'm a game show host, will someone buy a ticket to see me do standup? To do a dramatic role in a movie?