What I Learned When the Ghost of Comedy Past Visited Me

Looking back, I was able to be gentle with myself

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Thirty years ago, if you’d have asked me what the most devastating event of my life was, I would have answered not getting into The Groundlings’ Sunday Show.

It’s not that I didn’t have anything tragic happen to me; I did. My father died, my brother committed…