When I said I was going to become a comedian, they all laughed. Well, they're not laughing now, are they?
As Linda drifted in and out of consciousness, her fellow comedian Mark Steel noticed Joan Collins on the television. “I was on a chat show with Joan Collins,” he told fellow comedian Andy Hamilton. “How old is she?” Hamilton asked. “I think she must be close to 75,” replied Steel. From beneath the pile of bedclothes a little voice piped up: “How much is that in human years?”linda smith
My theory of technique, if I have one, is very far from original; nor is it complicated. I can express it in fifteen words, by quoting The Eternal Question And Immortal Answer of burlesk, viz. "Would you hit a woman with a child? No, I'd hit her with a brick." Like the burlesk comedian, I am abnormally fond of that precision which creates movement.e. e. cummings
Creator. A comedian whose audience is afraid to laugh.H.L. Mencken, in A Book of Burlesques? (1920), p. 203. and A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949), Ch. 30; a paraphrase of this has become misattributed to Voltaire:
Creator A comedian whose audience is afraid to laugh.H. L. Mencken, in A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30 (1949)
[Ernest: Try my sock drawer. I bought some of those comedian stamps.] Perfect for you, Ernie.Who: Phyllis Kelleher
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Creator: A comedian whose audience is afraid to laugh.H.L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30 (1949)