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Gawker / Jenny G. Zhang / Aug 5
“This was motivated partly by the desire to seek answers to fundamental questions such as: ‘Is funniness an innate gift or something that can be learned? Can the human spirit, through honest effort and a purity of heart, ascend to a higher plane of comedy? Nature vs. nurture, etc.?’ But also, in part, by the fear that I could get canned if I don’t find a way to improve this situation. You never know. Media? In this economy? It’s so fickle.”
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