I think comedy is incredibly discriminated against. It is one of the most enjoyed yet most condescended art forms in the world. It's the same thing with hip-hop.
We live in a country whose government and many of its people support white supremacy and disintegration of basic human rights.
I don't hate oatmeal raisin, but it is the worst cookie. Profoundly disappointing.
As far as making people feel less depressed, that, in and of itself, is a political act.
I think that all the Mel Brooks' company of actors is just tremendous. It was a crazy group of genius people. All of them taught me what kind of actor I should be and what was funny.
Every white liberal straight man needs to take action and work at unifying all peoples of our sides and stop making women and people of color and the LGBT community fight it out themselves and just pat them on the back. We have to take active roles in supporting them, defending them, and hiring them.