“Almost every time somebody gives me a present, it ends up making me sad.”
QUESTION: Why do old comedians tend to be unfunny, while old regular-people tend to be the funniest folks alive?
THEORY: it’s because old comedians, due to old habits, never fully achieve the state of grace that is no longer giving a poop.
“A punchline for Pat is the calm smile of a man made of watermelons being revealed through parting morning mist.”
Pendleton Ward describing his friend, animator Pat McHale [x]
I think if you have people in your life who get you well enough to describe your sense of the world that perfectly, you need to keep them close.
“His favorite thing in life is trash, as evidenced by the song “I Love Trash”.”
The Oscar the Grouch entry sees your skepticism about Wikipedia’s reliability, and raises it COLD HARD FACTS.