54 Total Quotes

Shelley Berman Quotes

If I asked for a (stage) light, it was not an ask but a demand. If I demanded, I was having a fit,
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#Ask

I was concerned about `who am I?' to the audience. So when they (the filmmakers) said, `We'll follow you,' I bit. I insisted on the right to approve the rough cut. So there I was, safe, everything fine,
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#Audience

We were sitting watching television, had finished a nice dinner, everything was fine. Other people were in serious trouble. Then suddenly, we were moving,
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#People

It's great conversation. In the industry, it's great talk,
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#Conversation

As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.
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#American Comedian #Funny

As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian.
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#American Comedian #Funny

But, let's face it, I'm a Chicago boy.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I am careful with my material and presentation.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I am presently in my thirteenth year of teaching a graduate course at the University of Southern California.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I believe it is important for comedians to know who came before them.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I developed several comedy phone calls.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I quit smoking well over twenty years ago.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I was an actor before becoming a comedian.
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#American Comedian #Funny

I will always love to perform standup comedy.
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#American Comedian #Funny

Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love.
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#American Comedian #Funny

Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience.
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#American Comedian #Funny