“I wanted to either be a rabbi or a baseball player, both for some imagined deficit in my character. Baseball for my manhood, Rabbi for my soul. Then I realized I had neither so stand up comedy it was.” - Moshe Kasher
It’s Schmidt we’re talking about.
When I stood in the dining room and demanded attention I was reminded of things I already secretly knew about myself. I wasn’t shy, I liked to be looked at, and making people laugh released a certain kind of hot lava into my body that made me feel like a queen.
The West Wing → The Newsroom
Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.
Power of Women: Amy Poehler Gives Back Via Worldwide Orphans Foundation
“Our business is incredibly narcissistic and sometimes pretty horrible. So a lot of people forget that giving your time and energy and money to other people makes you feel really good. And there’s nothing wrong with feeling good through helping others. It’s like a little soul exercise. And if that alone keeps you coming back, then great.” (x)
Get To Know Me: 5 Actors → Kyle Chandler
News Update: Republicans pass a bill that changes the phrase “If you can’t beat them, join them” to “If you can’t beat them, shut it down.”