You learn timing on the road. You learn structure and how to read an audience. You learn so much about the business of laughter that you can't learn on a set because it's all on you. Sometimes you bomb and you know not to tell that joke again... You just hope people find the humor in the awkwardness.
I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years from 14 to 34.
I basically started playing violin at the age of six. That lasted about three years because my previous teacher died and the second teacher didn't really know how to successfully get me going.
I've been going through photos of my mother looking back on her life and trying to put it into context. Very few people age gracefully enough to be photographed through their aging.
My wife and I unlike many intellectuals spent five years working on assembly lines. We came to fully understand the criticisms of the industrial age in which you are an appendage of a machine that sets the pace.
If you're extremely painfully frightened of age it shows.
I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.