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Fail Better

Via Kottke, here’s the annotated wit and wisdom of Louis C. K. over at Splitsider.

“Bill Cosby, George Carlin and Richard Pryor are my favorite stand-ups.” 

I’m with him there.

[Photo Credit: Chris Buck]

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1 The Hawk   ~  Mar 1, 2013 11:04 pm

He's great.

2 NoamSane   ~  Mar 2, 2013 11:14 am

good stuff.

"When you write from your gut and let the stuff stay flawed and don't let anybody tell you to make it better, it can end up looking like nothing else."

"Sometimes I just want to tell a story regardless of whether it fits what the show is saying. I’ve been in a lot of writing rooms where somebody says an idea and everyone’s dying, like laughing so they’re delirious. It’s like a black hole in a good way, everything starts to fall into it, you know what I mean.

And then after a few minutes everybody calms down and somebody says yeah, we can’t do it that way, it doesn’t make any sense, because it hurts this thing and this. And then everyone gets a little—has a moment of silence for the idea and moves on, and something amazing was kept away from the public."

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