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.
In an episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfield mentions skateboarders. His belief is that those are the kids who can make it in this world. They will inevitably fail multiple times before landing but will not stop until they succeed; this is how I see comedians. I respect their willingness to continue a journey they know is burdensome, yet our laughter is enough to keep them going. Some people were born to fail, only to succeed