From Aykroyd, Murray, to Murphy, I thank Saturday Night Live for launching the many careers in comedy it did. The most recent member to be added among them is Bill Hader. Hader may not have the reputation, yet, to rival the legends, however, he has proven himself worthy.
If you’re a comedian whose in need of some encouragement go ahead and type in the words “worst I ever bombed” into YouTube. In fact, you don’t have to be a comedian to enjoy these stories uploaded by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. For a comedian to “bomb” they simply are not doing their job too well, and the lack of laughs are “not” there to prove it. That has to be my favorite part about comedy, for it can either be the most rewarding or disappointing job.
Being born the year I did comes with some disadvantages. For instance The Kardashians are going on their 10th season next year, which means that my generation has elected Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian as our TV stars. Lets take it back to 1986 where it was Dana Carvey, Phil Hartman, Mike Myers, Nora Dunn, and Jan Hooks who ruled TV. You know how I know they ruled, because of how much the world mourns when one has passed.
“Dave Chappelle Surprise set” a headline that always gets a lot of attention. Just hearing how excited people get when they see that sentence made me questioned why I wouldn’t. After researching his story and watching countless bits ,thank you YouTube, I finally “get it.”
It’s always exciting when you hear that some of the best comedians out there experienced the most rejection. Dave Chappelle not only had to work his way up in stand-up, but he also worked pretty hard on his acting resume, a typical outcome for those who graduate from a performing arts high school.
Chappelle’s ambition started early on, around 14, when he decided that he wanted to be a comedian. He was so focused on making that dream reality that he is the one who sought out art school. He was the one who asked to be driven to comedy clubs performing at open mics.