Jim Gaffigan - Quotes

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Babies should be classified as an antidepressant. It's pretty hard to be in a bad mood around a 5-month-old baby.

Babies should be classified as an antidepressant. It's pretty hard to be in a bad mood around a 5-month-old baby.

Why would a lazy guy become a parent of five? Then again, why would creative people who inherently don't like change and criticism become writers, actors, or comedians? There's something about this process. I joke about it: My kids have made me a better person, and I only need, like, 34 more of them to be a really good guy.

Why would a lazy guy become a parent of five? Then again, why would creative people who inherently don't like change and criticism become writers, actors, or comedians? There's something about this process. I joke about it: My kids have made me a better person, and I only need, like, 34 more of them to be a really good guy.

You know what it's like having five kids? Imagine you're drowning. And someone hands you a baby. ---->>>

As a dad, you are the Vice President of the executive branch of parenting. It doesn't matter what your personality is like, you will always be Al Gore to your wife's Bill Clinton. She feels the pain and you are the annoying nerd telling them to turn off the lights.

As a dad, you are the Vice President of the executive branch of parenting. It doesn't matter what your personality is like, you will always be Al Gore to your wife's Bill Clinton. She feels the pain and you are the annoying nerd telling them to turn off the lights.

I'm from Indiana. I know what you're thinking, Indiana... Mafia. But in Indiana it's not like New York where everyone's like, 'We're from New York and we're the best' or 'We're from Texas and we like things big' it's more like 'We're from Indiana and we're gonna move.' ---->>>

Ever read a book that changed your life? Me neither. ---->>>

I try to only eat animals that are vegan. I'm probably the opposite of a vegan. ---->>>

Steakhouses sort of have this old-school nature to them; they're like museums full of good food. It's fun hearing the waiter share his expertise on the different cuts of beef and how they're going to cut up your baked potato.

Steakhouses sort of have this old-school nature to them; they're like museums full of good food. It's fun hearing the waiter share his expertise on the different cuts of beef and how they're going to cut up your baked potato.

Most single guys I know think fatherhood is terrifying. ---->>>

I always imagine that if I met Dr. Seuss, he would be very similar to Crispin Glover. ---->>>

Manhattan's probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana's definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides.

Manhattan's probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana's definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides.

I initially signed up for Twitter just to do jokes I wasn't going to do in my stand-up routine. ---->>>

My whole comic persona is that of a guy who explores the id: I romanticize gluttony, I romanticize laziness, and people identify with that. ---->>>

All I want to do is be a good dad, but I'm pretty bad at it. ---->>>

Comedians kind of write what comes to them. You can give yourself little assignments, but it's what inspires you. ---->>>

I'm a comedian, which is the opposite of a lifestyle that equips you to be a parent. ---->>>

When people look and decide they have nothing in common with me - I'm 43, balding, blond, whatever - there's something absolutely invigorating about winning them over. Even if it's eight people from Sweden who don't understand what I'm talking about. ---->>>

No one goes into standup to make money. The frustration and rejection are just too much. ---->>>

I'm a big eater. I mean, a lot of my stand-up is about food, and you write about what you know, and that's the only thing I know. I don't know anything else. ---->>>

I worked on 'USA Today' as a topic for while. I tried to do something on hand chairs, chairs that look like hands. I really tried. But some topics are not truly universal. ---->>>

I just want to be known as funny. ---->>>

I've always wanted to be an actor. I've never planned on the acting and the stand-up feeding each other; they've always been separate desires. ---->>>

Comics write to their point of view. If you're an exceedingly irreverent comedian, you've got to see where that point of view fits or produces the most funny. ---->>>

There's something about being a parent that has, I think, made me a better comedian. ---->>>

I don't know, I find that honestly, the stand-up thing in some ways is a little bit of a cliche to carry around, because people don't consider stand-ups really actors. ---->>>

I'm an eccentric, silly, observational guy, but I'm not gonna frighten off social conservatives. ---->>>

I was the youngest of six kids, so yeah, feeding myself was important, but it's not like I was obsessed with food growing up. ---->>>

I'm closer to Bob Newhart than Rodney Dangerfield. ---->>>

I would say some of the food I talk about that I really enjoy, like cake and bacon, I eat a lot less than I portray in my act. But that stuff that I dislike, it's pretty sincere. ---->>>

There's something that's really fun about the challenge of making the mundane funny, too, I think. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-07, 1966
Birthplace: in Elgin, Illinois, The United States
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Occupation: Comedian

James Christopher Gaffigan (born July 7, 1966) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His humor largely revolves around fatherhood, observations, laziness, and food. He is also regarded as a "clean" comic, using little profanity in his routines. He has had several successful comedy specials, including Mr (wikipedia)