You know that phrase, “I could listen to him read a phone book”? The implication is that said person is so talented, that they could give a nuanced performance to the most boring material, and you’d still be enthralled.
Unfortunately, there is another saying in showbiz: “If you have to explain it, it’s not funny.”
That being said, here is the very talented Jerry Seinfeld talking in a New York Times video about why words like Pop Tart, chimps, dirt, playing and sticks are all very funny. Read More