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Jay Leno - Crash Course in Comedy and Money

The Jay Leno Phil(s) in the Blanks

  • Never turns down a job... including doing comedy at a strip club when he first started out

  • He once did a gig where the audience stole his microphone.

  • Is on the road over 200 days a year doing stand up.

  • His school guidance counselor told his mom "education is not for everyone."

  • Finds it easier to have two jobs so he can bank all the money for one and spend the other

  • He still talks to his fourth grade teacher Mrs. Allen

  • Provides expert advice on how to handle a heckler

  • Johnny Carson taught him how to write a joke

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Jay Leno
My mother would always say 'look because of the dyslexia, you're going to have to work twice as hard as the other kids to get the same thing.' - Jay Leno

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I grew up in a little town in Andover, Massachusetts and remember a little old lady said to me, 'You can’t be a comedian unless your father was a comedian! That’s the way it works out there in Hollywood.' - Jay Leno

Jay Leno
You can remember everything you say that got a laugh because it puts a little notch in your brain. - Jay Leno

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