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My friends say I make them laugh a lot, so I think that somewhere in me is a little comedic ability that comes out in the most inappropriate or unexpected moments. I did a lot of sketch comedy years ago. That’s always in me.
By the time I got to uni sketch comedy was much more fashionable than stand-up.
I’ve done some version of that Minnesota accent – that Midwestern accent – in sketch comedy for years. It’s the quickest way to symbolize you’re a mom.
I was very serene, and I still am, until I start talking in another voice, then suddenly I have a lot of volume and I’m frantic. But I didn’t want to be one of those people who’s always talking in accents in real life, so I started doing sketch comedy.
I worked with the Groundlings, doing sketch comedy and improv at a theater here in L.A. It was my hobby, but I took classes and stayed passionate about it because it’s what I wanted to do. It just fit. It takes a while before you can actually make money at it. I worked for years.
I grew up surrounded by sketch comedy.
I think people are purists about what sketch comedy should be, and I think sometimes having too much fun can be a little annoying to some people.
One of my favorite things about sketch comedy is doing parodies and music videos.
My preference is for people who can do sketch comedy or situational comedy, where it’s not a joke, but it’s telling a story.
Getting recognized on the street is fine, but I never really wanted to be famous. I just wanted to have mastered the art of sketch comedy.
At first, there was a separation of clubs and sketch comedy. Now there’s all kinds of comedy, making us one big happy family.
Because it’s uncensored cable, I think we’ll be able to do the kind of sketch comedy that really hasn’t been seen before. We can actually finish jokes.
I did sketch comedy, but I never did improv. So I’ve just tried to learn as I go.
If you want good sketches, go pick up Sid Caesar. The best of Your Show of Shows. That’s the greatest sketch comedy you’ll ever see on television.
Nobody wants to see sketch comedy that’s the same sketch they’ve seen time and time again, or that’s just a rehash of that thing.
I love mustaches with all my heart. There’s just something about sketch comedy and mustaches.
My experience – and it might be just the kind of comedy that I do, which is usually sketch comedy – is that there’s a lot more texture and subplot in drama than in comedy.
Comedy is really my passion. I started out way before television doing sketch comedy with other women. Very much along the lines of, at the time it was ‘Sensible Footwear’, but now it’s ‘Smack The Pony’, ‘French And Saunders’, that kind of thing. That’s how I started out.
You really have no idea whether or not what you’re writing is funny. In stand-up and sketch comedy, you know right away and you can make your changes accordingly.
Possibly the only genre that efficiently converted from TV to YouTube / Vine is sketch comedy, which has always had more to do with the skills of its creators than its budgets.
I still have a desire to do some sketch comedy. My dream is to be on ‘SNL,’ to host ‘SNL.’
I think I’m one of those guys who was sort of always in comedy. I thought of myself – and other people seemed to think of me – as funny from a very young age. I was a very young comedy nerd and I even did sketch comedy in high school and college. I wrote and shot sketches on video and acted in them.
There was no Groundlings or Upright Citizens Brigade where I was from. Looking back on it, I was trying to do sketch comedy in my stand-up, which is still kind of what I am doing now. To go full-circle here, it’s kind of like one-man sketch.
Well, I loved variety in television, I loved sketch comedy. At ‘Saturday Night Live,’ I stayed almost seven years.
‘Mad TV’ is one of my most favorite shows of all time and is a huge part of my obsession with sketch comedy.
My younger sister’s a comedian. She has a sketch comedy group in Chicago called Schadenfreude and I look at her with such admiration and envy because it’s such an amazing thing to make someone laugh.
Brian d’Arcy James
My experience is at The Groundlings Theater, where we created different characters and did sketch comedy. And sometimes the characters were outrageous, but they always came from a real place. So even working there, we had to create characters from the people that we knew.
I did sketch comedy for years. I’ve always enjoyed it.
When you’re doing sketch comedy and you’re pregnant, it’s like wearing a giant sombrero in every sketch.
On ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ we do the broadest sketch comedy possible. We do stuff where you can see it immediately and know it’s a joke – characters in big silly costumes; here’s Uncle Sam and he’s twiddling his fingers saying, ‘Oh, I’m naughty.’
I was a big fan of sketch comedy and cartoons growing up.
I’m a huge sketch comedy fan, and I think my love of sketch is reflected in my stand-up in that I do a lot of vignettes and voices and characters.
I watch a lot of YouTube videos. I like game play channels like the Game Grumps. But I mostly watch sketch comedy.
Without a doubt in sketch comedy there are fewer women than men.
But long story short, I didn’t start doing stand-up because I wanted to have a TV show or be an actor or even wanted to write sketch comedy. I got into stand-up because I love stand-up.
That’s what I love about sketch comedy: a sketch is five minutes, then it goes dark, and there’s the potential for something else.
I didn’t want to write sketch comedy after ‘Mr. Show.’ I felt like, after ‘Mr. Show’, why would you want to go work at any of the other places that existed then?
I liked that improv and sketch comedy were collaborative, but you really depended on other people and a stage to perform. With stand-up comedy, I liked that you had no one else to blame and depend on.
I want to see Bob Dylan do sketch comedy. I’m a huge Bob Dylan fan.
A couple of friends and I started a sketch comedy group when we were teenagers, just for fun and to start creating stuff. It was a blast.