My father was really good with math. It’s a funny thing, I don’t remember my father or my mother being so mechanical-minded. My father always wanted to be a doctor, but he came from a really poor family in Georgia, and there was no way he was going to be a doctor.
Learning a game and doing something wrong is sometimes funnier than being good at it.
I don’t think Will does get upstaged because his reaction is always funnier than what is actually happening. That is also the reason Tommy is funnier than Will.
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it’s the most comical thing in the world.
I think I’m funnier in my writing than in person.
The thing about working at Pixar is that everyone around you is smarter and funnier and cleverer than you and they all think the same about everyone else. It’s a nice problem to have.
But I think Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang really got that thing where, if a movie reads really funny and then has some dramatic or violent or sinister stuff in it, you can’t forget that primarily it has to be even funnier than you read it or that other stuff doesn’t work.
I loved ‘Beakman’s World’ growing up. As much as I loved ‘Bill Nye,’ I always preferred ‘Beakman’s World’ because I thought it was funnier.
It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking something’s funnier than it is.
My husband was working as principal of an urban transformation high school – the kind of public charter school determined to do whatever it takes to give its mostly minority, low-income student body the education they need and deserve to be successful in life.