Laughter

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart

“Laughter heals all wounds, and that’s one thing that everybody shares. No matter what you’re going through, it makes you forget about your problems. I think the world should keep laughing.”
– Kevin Hart

Walt Disney

Walt Disney

“Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age and dreams are forever.”
– Walt Disney

Robin Williams

Laughter & tears: Remembering Robin Williams

I was 3 years old when Mork & Mindy first aired. Back then, parents weren’t so concerned about kids watching television. In fact, my first word was “Ayyyy” (thank you, Fonzie) and my second word was “Nanu nanu.” I was […]

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

“Don’t take yourself too seriously. Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves. Laughter helps, even when you direct it at yourself.”
– Halle Berry

John Hughes

We need John Hughes

I labored over a script for the past year and a half. Worked it over, through countless drafts, with its two producers. A bunch of the stuff was based on experiences we’ve had in our own lives with pretty terrible, […]

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‘Let me entertain you’

“ . . . Let me make you smile . . . ” Let’s end that song right there, shall we? Those two lines from the musical Gypsy have always stuck with me, particularly when I read negative reviews about […]

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