The Unlikely Comedians will be a monthly feature at MASS. Photo by Kyle R. Trentham.

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.

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Cameron Smith is the principal singer-songwriter for the Fort Worth post-punk band War Party and performs as a solo artist under the pseudonym Sur Duda. Smith also is a co-founder and owner of Dreamy Life Records and Music, LLC, a Fort Worth-based record studio, store, and label.