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The British jester on growing up funny and the sad things about being a comedian
In your memoir, So, Anyway, you say that what gave you your sense of humor is that your mom and dad didn’t get on. How does that work?
Psychiatrist Robin Skynner said that what makes people creative is having to reconcile different views of the world. For example, in a very cohesive culture like Japan, in an odd kind of way people often are not very creative. …