Words matter. These are the best Moshe Kasher Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I wanted to be like Phil Donahue for the internet generation.
It was great starting in San Francisco. I really think it’s is the best place to start in the country.
When I first started comedy, me and my friends were kids.
Crowd work has this feeling of being very temporary and of the moment, and I think that’s why it sometimes gets a bad rap or a stigma.
The Punch Line is one of the best clubs in the world. It’s an intimidating place if you’re a younger comic, but the community is so lucky to have a place with such a high threshold and standard.
I’ve been politically radical my whole life, so when the left attacks, that hurts more.
I’m a strong believer in free speech to the degree that I support everybody’s right to speak, including those whose views I find disgusting.
I’m not uncomfortable with sincerity in my regular life, but, like in terms of my product that I offer, I think that it’s weird, because comics used to be way more sincere in the ’80s.
I don’t know about you, but I feel like my day begins by blinking my eyes open, grabbing my phone, and just pouring poison directly into my cerebellum.
No one but John Oliver is going to be able to figure out the code of making a 20-minute monologue on futures, securities, and currency speculation interesting, funny, and poignant politically.
I’m from Oakland and I started doing comedy around 2001.
For all of the lumps and warts of the Satmar community, there are also a lot of beautiful parts.
People are desperate for these breathier, longer, more in-depth conversations. And the only thing I can’t provide in my show is the longer time.
For me, the enemy is procrastination, and losing attention, you know? It’s not the writing that’s difficult, it’s sitting down to write – if that makes any sense. I feel I can write pretty well, and I can write pretty effectively.
Part of the problem of comedians doing specials every year – when the masters do it, it’s like, ‘Okay, I guess, go for it’ – but when people aren’t at the top of the top level, bits don’t get to cook long enough.
I was a sign language interpreter from when I was 17, but I don’t do that anymore. Both of my parents were deaf. I grew up in a deaf household. I don’t do any jokes about it really, but yeah that was my day job.
Problematic’ is one of these meaningless jargon words that people on the internet outrage circles throw at one another.
I will say that, I, being a Jew, experience unease before I go onstage; and after I go onstage, and in general. But luckily the forty-five minutes to an hour that I’m onstage I usually forget everything else and I just press play.
Seth MacFarlane, he’s kind of an entertainment Everyman. He loves musicals, he loves joke-driven comedies, and animated stuff. He likes comedy-comedy.
Describing yourself as edgy is one of the least edgy things a person can do.
I don’t feel I can get used to my face wearing glasses… more than one pair of glasses, or any one pair until a cataclysmic, cosmic event causes me to get a new pair.
Hip-hop was a big part of my life growing up, especially West Coast gangster rap.
Joe Rogan has this podcast where he’s talking astrophysics and lean BMI indexes and weird philosophy most of the time and yet, when you see him onstage, you’re like, ‘Oh, this guy is just a killer comedian.’
Richard Pryor had real sincere and vulnerable moments.
Judaism is a big part of my background, obviously, and my reality.
I’m not tied to the news cycle. I can do an episode on cultural appropriation, not on Rachel Dolezal. We might make a joke about her, but that’s not going to be the focus of the conversation.
I think people are really desperate for conversations. I’m really fascinated by the idea that at the same time, the internet is sort of expunging our attention spans.
The problem with the internet and the way that we communicate on the internet is – I mean it’s obvious to everybody – but sometimes we don’t stop and take a breath and think about it.
I don’t know how effective it is or isn’t, but there’s something weird about putting cameras on human beings, and talking on camera.
Now, I’m not onboard with the argument that jokes are destructive to humanity. There are bigger issues, and I do not necessarily subscribe to the belief that jokes perpetuate violence and racism. They lampoon those things most of the time. But I could be wrong about that. I’m not a sociologist or an expert.