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When I was thinking about what we could do in terms of what production values of Broadway might be able to add to the show, I had this thought that it would be really cool if we had a coup de théâtre. What would they want? And then I was like, an amazing, enormous tuna puppet that was like 30 by 40 feet would be pretty incredible. So I called up Basil Twist, and he got really excited immediately and started sketching out his idea, and I think it’s a real highlight of the show.
The most difficult thing has definitely been movies. From a comedian’s standpoint, you think being real big is the best thing, but with movies, the screen is huge, you’re big anyway! Also, coming from a TV personality – MTV was all about high energy and selling the hottest video – I had to learn to [take it down]. A lot of characters I’m playing are not necessarily that kind of guy.
My goal is to maintain the international norm on banning chemical weapons. I want that enforcement to be real. I want it to be serious. I want people to understand that gassing innocent people, delivering chemical weapons against children is not something we do. It’s prohibited in active wars between countries. We certainly don’t do it against kids. And we’ve got to stand up for that principle.
Everything is very convenient now and it would be real nice if somehow people started going back to the movie theater. And it’s people of my generation. It’s their fault in a lot of ways, people over 40. It’s their fault that the only movies are about robots and beautiful vampires. It’s wild, all vampires are beautiful.
My ultimate goal is to try to be real. It just so happens that I’m usually more happy than sad when I’m writing. And in general I think that life is pretty great, and it’s cool to be here, so that comes through in my music. I don’t have a dismal outlook, but I don’t aim to make positive music. It’s just what I am.
Most people’s intuitions are drowned out by folk sayings. We have a moment of real feeling or insight, and then we come up with a folk saying that captures the insight in a kind of wash. The intuition may be real and ripe, fresh with possibilities, but the folk saying is guaranteed to be a cliche, stale and self-contained.