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