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You don't want to be too worried about the marketplace or what's commercial, or what's on TV or in the movies right now. What started us was writing this very personal romantic comedy script that never got made, but was about very personal things to us and showcased our voice as writers. People responded to that and started to open doors because of that. (Quote by - Adam Horowitz)

I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen. (Quote by - Ben Kingsley)

Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear. (Quote by - James Thurber)

I am a huge fan of the show, and I'm very picky with my comedy, I don't get to do comedy very often, and when they asked me, I jumped at the opportunity. I was ready to do something for fun. (Quote by - Charlize Theron)

Comedy is a socially acceptable form of hostility and aggression. That is what comics do, stand the world upside down. (Quote by - George Carlin)

I didn't know what I saw swamp gas, space ship, sundog, weather balloon. What impressed me was my parents' fear of reporting the sighting. I realized that even in our allegedly rational age many things remain unspeakable damned, blasphemous. George Carlin can't do his comedy on networks because the comedy depends on taboo words. We remain governed by taboo to an astounding extent. (Quote by - Robert Anton Wilson)

Nobody's ever challenged me and tapped into what I can do. I ain't played a villain which I believe I can do and do real well. There hasn't been any director who has been able to challenge me to go there. At this point in my life I've done a lot of things from stand-up to my own television show for five years to successful comedy shows, and concert films. (Quote by - Martin Lawrence)

You never know what you're going to get. Last year, we had a lot of features; this year we have a lot of comedy shorts and music videos. So far, every festival has been different in tone and what kind of films we've received. (Quote by - Tim Richardson)

Then I thought maybe this guy kind of lucked out and is really just some idiot who's going to direct it like some broad comedy or something, Then I talked to Brad on the phone and he's thinking the same with me. (Quote by - Vincent D'Onofrio)

He's the most successful American comedy playwright ever. And this is such a damned good funny play - and this time of year you need as many laughs as you can get. (Quote by - James Brewer)

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. (Quote by - Charlie Chaplin)

The anger that fuels comedy has built up. We fully expect Katrina to become part of the comic lexicon of the show. (Quote by - Stephen Hill)

We plan to make three feature-length movies for theatrical release this year, probably comedies because that is what works well for local production and we already have a stable of good comedy writers from our television sitcoms. (Quote by - Tim Horan)

I think a lot of the instincts you have doing comedy are really the same for doing drama, in that it's essentially about listening. The way I approach comedy, is you have to commit to everything as if it's a dramatic role, meaning you play it straight. (Quote by - Will Ferrell)

The best way to bring people together with about any subject they're uncomfortable with is through comedy. (Quote by - Jimi Mistry)

I suppose I grew up wishing I was an American Jew for the comedy and the one-liners.actress who does a Holocaust movie because, as she explains, it's a surefire way to finally win an Oscar. (Quote by - Ricky Gervais)

Some little people have music in them,but Fats was all music, and you know how big he was. (Quote by - James P. Johnson)

I feel like a part of me is gone, too. We were a comedy team and I was proud to be his straight man. He was a wonderful comedian. Underrated, really. (Quote by - Dwayne Hickman)

Lane is a Tony-winning producer and part-time playwright. Based on the evidence here, Lane should stick to producing. He has attempted to write a romantic comedy/farce/backstage play. It fails as all three… The playwright goes to remarkably tacky lengths to get laughs… and still doesn't get them… Even the intentionally rotten musical numbers from I Married a Communist aren't funny. Perhaps that's because the clueless comedy surrounding them is just as amateurish. (Quote by - William Stevenson)

A Christine Lavin show combines music, comedy, knitting, twirling, a little science and education, some audience participation, and a whole lot of fun. She often holds knitting circles in her dressing room before the show, and the audience is always invited - that's what really inspired this fundraiser. (Quote by - Scott Cullen)

Nobody is as innocent as they used to be. You can't work in a world of wish fulfillment. This is an adult family comedy. You have to have some honesty and edge to be successful. We're reflecting existing behavior, not encouraging it. (Quote by - Bruce Helford)

I've frequently said that fall is a bad time to launch reality programming. The audience has a real hunger to check out the new dramas and comedies this time of year, so we elected to not launch any new shows. (Quote by - Andrea Wong)

It's a very difficult thing to master. I don't think that many people have the light touch that comedy commands. (Quote by - Beatrice Arthur)

We want to provide our fans the ability to get Comedy Central anytime, anywhere, while delivering an experience that's intuitive, interactive and appropriate to the space. With the launch of the Take Out application, we are enabling our mobile consumers to get their Comedy Central fix on a daily basis. (Quote by - Michele Ganeless)

God always comes up with a third act twist and we won't know until we die whether the play was a comedy or a tragedy. (Quote by - Joan Rivers)


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