Eric Andre Quotes.
When I’m watching South Park I don’t think it’s written by neo-Nazis. They know exactly what they’re doing.
I’ve always been obsessed with bad, awkward television and bad public access. Before YouTube, it was a treat coming across that stuff. When I moved to New York, I used to love watching public access late at night.
People forget at the time that ‘The Simpsons’ started out, it was controversial – the fact that they said ‘hell’ and ‘damn’ in a cartoon was a lot. America was in an uproar.
I’m an Aries. I need everybody to like me.
If the crowd is full of assholes, it’s no fun. If the crowd is cool, it’s great.
Dan Curry is the funniest guy in the world. I can sit in a room with him for hours, and he’s just cracking me up constantly. And Kitao is the next Terry Gilliam. A lot of comedy directors are just comedic writers, but they don’t have any sense of aesthetic or visual vocabulary.
‘The Simpsons’ is like Charlie Parker or Marlon Brando or Richard Pryor: Comedy couldn’t go back to the way it was after ‘The Simpsons’ came out.
Hannibal Burress is my polar opposite in energy. I can be crazy, and he grounds the ‘Eric Andre Show.’
I like Velvet Underground, but I was never really hardcore into them. I like them, and I like Nico, but I won’t front like I’m super knowledgeable. I just never got around to it.
I’m not a very good actor, so I break character all the time.
I don’t really know how music and comedy are similar. I try never to dissect it theoretically or academically.
You can’t really feel the direct change from one president to another versus people closer to you in local elections.
I care a lot; I’m very sensitive.
I can’t tell if the world is worse now or if we just have more cameras. There are cameras everywhere, so now the world knows how bad the world is.
I’ve never seen ‘The Goonies.’ I’ve never seen ‘Indiana Jones.’ I watched ‘UHF’ over and over again when I was little, and that was it. I had no time for any other movies. I watched ‘Naked Gun,’ ‘UHF,’ and ‘Airplane!’ over and over.
I will smoke crack before I die. I want to see what all the hubbub is about.
I loved ‘Space Ghost’ when I was in college.
Before The Simpsons, I was 4 years old, so I don’t know exactly what I was thinking before that.
I think we give human beings too much credit. We’re primates, you know.
I’m a lurker and a creep. Women don’t like me because I sleep standing up, like a horse.
I feel like we put all the weight on the president, rather than distributing the weight to all of the elected officials.
Let’s hit the joke once and move on to the next joke and just keep it where we have as many jokes per square inch as possible.
I have a karaoke punk band called The Ungrateful Dead, but we don’t exist yet.
You know something is a hit comedically if you can just call up one of your friends and belt out a line from the show and you both start laughing.
ABC is owned by Disney, so it’s a little more conservative than Adult Swim. Polar opposites.
I think everyone is bi, right? There’s no such thing as sexual orientation, or race, or gender. Those are all obsolete man-made concepts.
Do you think we’re going to hit a tipping point and the world’s going to end?
The president is the country’s scapegoat more than the country’s leader; the president has as much power as we think the president has. Whoever has the most money is the puppet master.
Wonder Showzen is one of my favorite shows of all time. When I first saw it, I thought it was so funny and new and original and edgy and insane and subversive. I didn’t know comedy could do that.
‘Wonder Showzen’ is one of my favorite shows of all time. When I first saw it, I thought it was so funny and new and original and edgy and insane and subversive. I didn’t know comedy could do that. It redefined what I thought you could do with a TV show.
I’m insecure, and I need the validation of strangers to feel whole. So, I need every single racist 12-year-old on the Internet to like me, or I don’t feel complete.
I’m an elderly Jewish lesbian trapped in a 33 year old nerd’s body.
Like I said, a sketch is one joke. They shouldn’t really be more than a minute, two minutes. There are some shows where the sketch goes on for five minutes. It’s like, “I get it! I’m already bored. I did like the joke, but I don’t anymore, because you went on too long.”
I want to be remembered for my poop jokes. Those are the most important kind.
I don’t think I would do a straight late-night talk show, like a ‘Tonight Show’ kind of thing. But I’m open to whatever is done well. I don’t have any agenda. I’m not like Fugazi – I’m not trying to be just so punk rock until I die. Whatever is funny is good.
Half the shows on Comedy Central are just multi-cam blue sets, and they kind of look like game shows from the ’90s. It’s like, ‘Why do such a bland corporate aesthetic when the sky’s the limit with what you can do?’
I was eating beans by candle light for a decade.