Comedy superstar Louis C.K. recently explained the origin of his stand-up career to Jerry Seinfeld on HBO’s Talking Funny, an hourlong panel discussion on comedy.
“I just wanted to be one of those guys,” he said. “I was OK with not being great. I just wanted to be one of those guys.”
After attending the inaugural Unlikely Comedians event at MASS this past Wednesday, I get the feeling that’s sort of where it starts for everyone.