I probably shouldn't say this about all animals, but at least the farm animals that I've hung out with, and even when I go to the zoo usually, they're like a blank slate. I guess that's why I like them. They're puppets, and you can imagine them being anything you want.
I think it's great training for any comedian to start on cows. Because with cows, you expect them to be bored and just stare at you blankly. And that's exactly what you'll get at a comedy club. If you can toughen up with a cow audience, then you'll never be worried with a human audience.
Being a correspondent on 'The Daily Show' is some combination of doing a character and doing stand-up. It's a juggling act to find a balance between being you and playing a role.
In high school, I was doing a skit for forensics and people started laughing, more than I was prepared to deal with. It was a surprise.
Bad improv happens with people who are inexperienced with each other and don't know the craft that well. But bad stand-up is something that could happen to someone at any level in their career.
In the U.K., there's absolutely no money for television. So you can do pretty much whatever you want. They're not losing money on any of the shows, so they'll give you a lot of creative freedom. In the United States, there are millions and millions of dollars at stake, so they need a sure formula.
I would love for people to know that the label 'feminist' is something that everyone should wear proudly, because it just means that you support women.
I don't enjoy reality television at all. I have to say that I get it, though. I watch some of it, and I understand why people enjoy it.
Sarcasm doesn't read sarcastic in print.
My sensibilities are like, 'I want it to be weirder.'
I definitely do weird things every show.