People and Things That Forever Shaped My Sense of Humor

  1. Mad Magazine
  2. Steve Martin in "The Jerk"
  3. Attending an all girls school
  4. "Faulty Towers"
  5. "Without Feathers" by Woody Allen
  6. Maya Rudolph
  7. Jane Austen
  8. "Jesus is Magic"
  9. Summer camp
  10. Scarlett O'Hara
  11. My father making my mother laugh hysterically at the dinner table
  12. Nichols and May
  13. Robin Williams "Live on Broadway"
  14. Gillbert & Sullivan
  15. Chris Rock "Bring the Pain"
  16. "The Daily Show"
  17. Being born with deadly food allergies
  18. Fraggle Rock (and Jim Henson in general)
  19. Danny Kaye in "The Court Jester"
  20. "Overboard" with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
  21. Growing up Jewish in Boston
  22. "Twin Peaks"
  23. The OJ Simpson media coverage
  24. Katharine Hepburn
  25. Judy Blume
  26. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  27. "The Cosby Show"
  28. "The Simpsons"
  29. Bill Murray and Harold Ramis on screen together