Making Funny from Not Funny

“We don’t do this job because we had happy childhoods. And we click back in to our old survival mechanism, which is to make jokes about terrible things.”

— Stephen Colbert
on covering election night
and the current administration

Stephen Colbert (Writer/Producer/Actor) The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, Late Night With Stephen Colbert, Saturday Night Live, Strangers with Candy.
The Daily Beast interview with Stephen Colbert

7 months ago