Wednesday, March 18, 2015

A Bad Reason to be a Comedian

Some people become comedians as a way to deal with the tragedy of being, because comedy is tragedy plus distance, so they are learning now to add distance. This is a good reason.

For others, like Bill Maher, comedy is a way to smack around people you hate. This is a bad reason.

Sadly, it is possible that Tommy Smothers is like Bill Maher.