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Born: 1961-05-23
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
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I'm competitive at everything.

Tags: Star, Tv, Wanted

Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration, big or small, whatever you can get away with.

Tags: Big, Said, Small

Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America, and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now.

Tags: America, Problems, Rise

Nothing's funny about someone who's successful.

Tags: Funny, Someone, Successful

Oh, and once, when I was in the Marines, I got a perfect score on my physical fitness test.

Tags: Fitness, Once, Perfect

People laugh to forget their troubles, and to forget their troubles they like to look at people who aren't doing better than they are.

Tags: Forget, Laugh, Troubles

The Marines was a fresh start - that is why they shave your head. I wish they would let you change your name.

Tags: Change, Moving On, Why

The people of Cleveland hate soccer. But it's my favourite thing and I follow the U.S. men's national team around when they play whenever I can.

Tags: Hate, Men, Team

We'll never see national shows with 45 shares again.

Tags: Again, National, Shows

What also helps our show is that we never take ourselves seriously.

Tags: Ourselves, Seriously, Show

When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.

Tags: Honor, Relief, Show

When I play poker, I don't like losing the pot.

Tags: Losing, Poker, Pot

When I thought I was retired, I wanted to travel around the world and watch soccer games.

Tags: Thought, Travel, Wanted

When the show's in production, we work for three weeks at a time and then take a week off.

Tags: Off, Time, Work

You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither.

Tags: Neither, Sex, Women

As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything.

Tags: Far, Government, Life

Being a celebrity you always get really good seats to sporting events but you never get as good seats as the photographers get. And I really love sports. So one of the scams I have going now is I want to learn sports photography so I can get better seats at a sporting event.

Tags: Good, Love, Sports

But sports photography isn't something you just pick up overnight. You can't do it once a year for fun and expect to do a good job. And I take pride in what I do.

Tags: Fun, Good, Sports

Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face.

Tags: Job, Rich, Successful

George Carlin is kind of my template now because George Carlin before was straight laced regular comic and he had short hair, a tie, suit, nightclub guy. Then he said screw it, let his hair grow, just started telling what he thought was the truth. So that's what I'm trying to do.

Tags: Thought, Truth, Trying

Hollywood people are filled with guilt: white guilt, liberal guilt, money guilt. They feel bad that they're so rich, they feel they don't work that much for all that money - and they don't, for the amount of money they make.

Tags: Bad, Money, Work

I don't know, people take chances on stage. It's a big free speech zone, a comedy show. So sometimes things happen, you say things that are a little bit off the edge.

Tags: Free, Happen, Sometimes

I used to go to the Cleveland Comedy Club all the time. If there was a comic I liked, I'd go see him two or three times that week. Bob Saget was one of those guys.

Tags: Him, Time, Used

I'm not against ratings per se. I think more information is always good. But I certainly don't think the government has to step in and set guidelines for how shows should be rated.

Tags: Against, Good, Government

I've always got stuff in my head in case I meet somebody like Steven Spielberg or someone like that, where I can hopefully say something to them that nobody else has ever said and get a laugh out of them.

Tags: Laugh, Said, Someone

Libertarians are essentially what the Republicans were 30 years ago. Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan. They'd all fit more under the Libertarian label than the modern day Republican label.

Tags: Fit, Modern, Republican
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That's the great thing about having your friends around you. I've known these guys forever. I really enjoy their company just as people. You couldn't ask for a better work environment.

Tags: Enjoy, Great, Work

There's a game called Checkout where there's grocery items and it's how much you think the manufacturer's suggested retail price is and we add up your total, then your total has to be within $2 of the regular total. I don't think I could ever win that game.

Tags: Game, Win, Within

TV is easier: it's all planned out for you and the audience is there to see a show and they are all pumped up but when you are in a comedy club, you have to be really funny to win them over.

Tags: Funny, Show, Win

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar.

Tags: Hate, Job, Why

As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything. If you do, you're screwed.

Tags: Far, Government, Life

Some people don't like competition because it makes them work harder, better.

Tags: Harder, Makes, Work

My fans are pretty normal, they are always really nice and polite, and they don't interrupt my meals.

Tags: Nice, Normal, Pretty

There's no way I can justify my salary level, but I'm learning to live with it.

Tags: Learning, Level, Salary

I love Las Vegas. I like that Las Vegas has everything. Everything and anything you want to do, you can do in Las Vegas.

Tags: Love, Vegas

I love the normalcy of Cleveland. There's regular people there.

Tags: Cleveland, Love, Regular

Vegas is everything that's right with America. You can do whatever you want, 24 hours a day. They've effectively legalized everything there.

Tags: America, Hours, Whatever

I don't care if my jokes are appropriate for a kid.

Tags: Care, Jokes, Kid

I see my face in the mirror and go, 'I'm a Halloween costume? That's what they think of me?'

Tags: Face, Halloween, Mirror

Nevada's one of the most conservative states in the Union, but you can do what you want in Vegas and nobody judges you.

Tags: Nobody, Union, Vegas

The first Monopoly game I played with my brothers, I hated losing so much, I just had to beat them.

Tags: Game, Losing, Played

The Marines gave me a really strong sense of discipline and a work ethic that kicks in at my job.

Tags: Job, Strong, Work

After all, game shows are not like working in a coal mine.

Tags: After, Game, Working

But I don't want to lose touch with things like eating in Bob's Big Boy.

Tags: Big, Lose, Touch

Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures.

Tags: Everybody, Hollywood, Loves

'Green Screen' was a total experiment. I'm glad we did it, but it was just tough on that network to get it going.

Tags: Green, Total, Tough

I always thought I was going to die before I was 60.

Tags: Die, Thought

I do get the comics online I guess but it's such a pain. I'd rather just get them in the paper and read them.

Tags: Pain, Rather, Read

I don't do one show and wish I was doing something else.

Tags: Else, Show, Wish

I don't miss the economic insecurity, the living paycheck to paycheck.

Tags: Insecurity, Living, Miss

I just liked stand-up comedy so much. I used to memorize Bill Cosby albums and other people's albums, George Carlin, Flip Wilson.

Tags: Comedy, Liked, Used

I just try to get people to laugh - I'm not trying to change the world or anything.

Tags: Change, Laugh, Trying

I wanted to do a show based on what my life would be like if I had never become a comedian.

Tags: Become, Life, Wanted

I was in the band when I was a kid, I played the trumpet.

Tags: Band, Kid, Played