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Humor’s always been the problem of my work; hasn’t it? When working; I feel satisfied when I surprise myself. And when I surprise myself; I wind up laughing. – Kara Walker

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I enjoy ‘Murphy Brown;’ but I am shocked that people really like ‘Married… With Children.’ These shows are toilet humor; and none of them have good characters. – Jamie Farr

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I’ve always littered my songs with jokes. You might need to dig a little deeper to find the humor; but I would totally object to being some kind of distraught personality. I’ve never tried to attach myself to that. – Cass McCombs

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I tend to like dry humor. – Dan Scanlon

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A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it’s in a funny movie and; as long as they are cast in an appropriate way; humor will come from it. – Ivan Reitman

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Things can be funny only when we are in fun. When we’re ‘dead earnest;’ humor is the only thing that is dead. – Flip Wilson

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The key to gallows humor is to make the joke; no matter how certain the gallows is. – James Adomian

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In everything I write; I’m always striving to hit the right mix of light and darkness; humor and pain; fun and seriousness. – Greg van Eekhout

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Yes; I have a good sense of humor to sort of last a long time in show business; and I think to be able to find comedic value in who you are and the people that you work is always a good thing. – Jane Krakowski

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Cameron Crowe can write dialogue and shoot it with warmth and humor like nobody else. – Emma McLaughlin

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I think shows that are completely dramatic are a lie. People use humor to cope. That is how we deal with things. In the darkest situations; there’s humor. And if you don’t show that; you’re not being true to real life. – Jenji Kohan

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Humor writing is something that comes naturally to me. – Kristan Higgins

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I try to bring it across on my record; in my dress; in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I’m here for. – Bootsy Collins

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My uncle worked in emergency wards dealing with people who came in with terrible injuries. He talked about the sketch shows they would put on to lighten the atmosphere. You often find this sense of grim humor in hospitals. The injuries people are sufferin – Honeysuckle Weeks

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Humor – I see it as a survival skill. – Jill McCorkle

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We’re starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations; and you can also have your own style; personality and sense of humor; because now we’re allowed to. – Lisa Guerrero

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The interesting thing about humor is that in humor; you – in logic; something is A or not A. In humor; it’s both A and not A. – Robert Mankoff

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When I did ‘Sex and the City;’ it was like; ‘Let’s do a comedy where the humor is not coming from innuendo but from the a truthful place. This is a show where we’re going to be able to say and do what we want.’ – Darren Star

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At NBC I wasn’t really sure if the grandparents were going to get my sense of humor on a particular topic. – Tabitha Soren

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My dad is just like everybody else’s dad. I see him as kind of a goofy guy with a great sense of humor. I try to get in a battle of wits with him; but he always gets me. I emulate him because I’ve never seen anyone work as hard as he does. – Peter Uihlein

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I never particularly thought of myself as great with girls. I can be awkward; and I have a strange sense of humor at times. But I’ve also been learning to try and embrace that. – Matt McGorry

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It’s very hard to write humor. – Mark Strand

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My dad has a dry; deadpan sense of humor; and my mom has an unexpected; wacky take on things. They really encouraged laughing at ourselves and the weirdness of situations that come up growing up in politics. – Kristin Gore

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With Portlandia; I don’t think our intention is always to find something funny. Sometimes the humor comes from taking something really seriously. We’re okay with making somebody feel uncomfortable or uneasy. – Carrie Brownstein

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Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes. – Ted Rall

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So my humor; I’d say; comes from a mixture of lowbrow comedy shows and highbrow theater. It’s an interesting mix. – Jasper Fforde

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Humor is rare in science fiction… there’s so little of it that it automatically reminds you of other heroes with that acerbic humor when you find it. – John Scalzi

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I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation. – Brendan Coyle

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Humor was not important only for me; humor was important for this nation for centuries; to survive; you know. – Milos Forman

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My family has been amazing; and they understand how blessed I am. They’ve been able to keep my sense of humor. – Karen Duffy

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