Well, how about this: Slaves used to break into song just to get through it. It will make you laugh and reflect on things we typically tend to keep buried inside in equal measure. So, I think people with depression have the reputation for feeling sorry for themselves or they fell into a bad mood and were too lazy to get out of it. Whereas testosterone, everything it wants is against the law. Your drug of choice was Adderall.
I became a vegan to feel better. Well, I think format helps. Three separate microphones—one for Twitter-curated one-liners, one for traditional stand-up, and one in the middle for devastatingly vulnerable, emotionally-charged confessions. You were hinting at this earlier, but what do you think it takes for an hour of comedy to stand out in an era when people have a half-dozen new specials to choose from each week? You know how your parents got likes? Quite a freakin' double feature. . Neal dives into some really deep subjects and it makes the viewer think. You can be in the middle of a bad marriage, a bad relationship, a bad business partnership, and not even know it.
I always felt like I was at a disadvantage mood- or energy-wise to my peers. I was very impressed, having not known her at all, to find out what she's about and what she's like to spend time with. And it sort of snowballed from there. All right, so, looked it up online. There were some things I wanted to talk about. But maybe I made that up! Oh, if he put out a new special, people would lose their shit and never find it again. They thought it was just gonna be a little internet thing so they let me direct it.
If your a fan of stand-up i highly recommend giving this a watch. First, you have to be able to laugh at pot-head humor. Women think they have a shot with every guy on earth. I always tell people: The hardest part of comedy is writing the jokes, and the second-hardest part is telling the jokes. Because I was popular as a writer and director. I tried to hide behind the woman, and she kind of forced me out of hiding. I think me and my brothers and sisters realized early on the best way to deal with him was to minimize our feelings as much as possible so as not to call attention to ourselves.
Most famously was the Ray Rice one, the guy who punched his girlfriend in the elevator. Say what you want, but he figured out a way to do drugs for charity. A bunch of other people waiting for other doctors, fill out the form, old magazines. Things can be overwhelming and scary and hurtful, but thankfully my brain can descramble things… and form a joke. And I thought about that a lot when I was deciding what to talk about in the special. It was never life-threatening, it was just life-dampening. The only job I want to do is be a more successful stand-up comedian.
And the antidepressants worked, sort of. The huge forest, misty ponds, heaths, and fields all belong to the Count de la Fresnaye, an elderly taciturn man who lives alone in his manor. Brennan is winging his way through Denver on his Here We Go tour, which stops by the Oriental Theater on Saturday, December 1. Yeah, but he didn't tell me that his dad being a crackhead hurt him. It was stuff she wanted to talk about, like the Christian science stuff.
I felt like I wanted this to be more of a narrative or something. You know what that means? I did a joke on the Daily Show where I was saying Trump voters are like when a bad boy moves into town and your 16-year-old daughter wants to date him. You don't want to be the sad-dad-stories guy. Why the sudden lack of sadness? He has red shoes and a clear car. You also don't want to ghettoize yourself in.
My daughter Sheila gets one-tenth. That's kind of where I am. With most specials, even the best comedians will tell you they could have cut 15 or 20 minutes out of it. Like I said, violent guy. Entrusted to a joyful country woman, Célestine, and her husband, Borel, the rather stiff gamekeeper of a vast estate in Sologne, the city child, recalcitrant and stubborn, arrives in a mysterious and disturbing world, that of a soverign and wild region. How did we get to a fire from here? I could write ten jokes just based off of the crazy shit he's done today.
But dating in your twenties is the best part. You briefly mentioned your relationship with Dave Chappelle and some of the difficulties you had balancing the friendship, the working relationship, and the celebrity aspect. But, through various levers of guilt, I ended up going. How about I do it and we get out of here? I stayed for a while, and then left town. That's one of the challenges of getting super big. Most of us probably watched this in the comfort of our homes, but that didn't lessen the pure impact of his message, and the heart behind his humor.
You have big egos or whatever. I talked to Chris about this recently. Well, I have my Nike hookups now and my Jordan hookups, so that helps. It's fun to be able to have a thought and write it down and say it on stage. It's a very crowded marketplace; I think now that I'm in the bloodstream, so to speak, I don't have to do much else besides standup. That the good, the sad, the funny and the tragic are symbiotic and inform one another.