When that benefit is for photographer Helen Crimmins, the beloved partner of Barry Crimmins, a man who has meant so much to the Boston comedy scene and to humor in general, you quickly move beyond the negative and get to making the jokes.
I GOT A RASH, MAN: DOM IRRERA ON BOSTON, BILL BURR, AND THE BIG LEBOWSKI
I had no idea what a big deal ["The Big Lebowski"] was. I got a call from my agent, she sent me a script. I told her it was really funny. She said, “I’m glad you like it,” I said, “Well, the part they want me to read for, I wrote. It’s out of my act.”
WRIGHT STUFF: COMEDY LEGEND STEVEN WRIGHT ON LOUIS C.K., LAUGHING, AND DREADING BOSTON2024
On the prospect of the a 2024 Boston Summer Olympics: "It's like really really expensive vandalism."