Alexis emailed to say she thought McSweeney’s was biting my style with their open letter to David Blaine. That’s flattering, but I didn’t invent the concept. And some of my stand-up friends do it way better.
Which goes back to a conversation I had with Frank the other night: in terms of comedy, can you ever truly invent something new at this point? What’s the last completely inventive piece of comedy you’ve seen?