HARP Magazine has a new short interview up with Comedian of Comedy Zach Galifianakis. Topics include life on his farm, animal feces and his lack of confidence:
HARP: You‚Äôre really open about lacking confidence. Isn‚Äôt confessing that a sign of weakness for a comic?
I don‚Äôt think honesty is ever a weakness. Comics are supposed to feel like they‚Äôre in control of the stage but offstage, they‚Äôre really not in control. For a lot of comics, it‚Äôs a fake confidence‚Ä¶ [like] a guy that lifts a lot of weights might have some morale problems deep inside of his vacuoles. I was never confident when I first started. I was always amazed that people could be confident [performers]. I just stopped caring what the audience thought. I would watch comics and I knew that a good comic led the audience versus kowtowing to the audience. Once I realized that, I just said ‚ÄúWell, I don‚Äôt know if this‚Äôll work out but I‚Äôll just do it anyway.‚Äù
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