Scott Adsit Quotes

'Monty Python' and 'The Simpsons' have ruined comedy for writers for the rest of our lives.

Writers Quotes

I went to film school at Columbia and did that for a couple years, and really thought I was going to be a filmmaker, and then I kind of drifted over to the acting side after that.

Thought Quotes

I never looked at my future as comedy. Even at Second City, I always thought of it as acting. I knew I was going to be an actor financially, emotionally, egotistically.

Thought Quotes, Emotion Quotes, Future Quotes

 

Most sitcoms and cartoons, especially, you can rely on, because they go back to square one at the beginning of every episode.

Beginning Quotes

What crushed my soul was hanging out with bitter, desperate comics backstage. They're a different breed than the bitter yet eager psyches in the wings of an improv theatre. Struggling stand-ups have externalized self-loathing into an art form. They're a hunching, quaking, unshaven lot.

Art Quotes

New York has surprised me a couple of times. I was a snob about pizza, but I've found one or two places that allow me to forget deep dish for a while.

Time Quotes