I’m watching the film Comedian, which actually isn’t as funny as it sounds. That’s because it’s a view of comedy from the other side, seen through the eyes of Jerry Seinfeld and Orny Adams (I haven’t heard of him, either — even after watching it). Jerry decides, after the NBC finale, to go back out on the road and do a standup routine. We watch him work out his act and, at the same time, watch other standup comedians do their thing. Three lessons I’ve learned about life, ministry, and having the charge of saying stuff:
If you’ve never seen it, please do. There is something healing about seeing Jerry Seinfeld’s insecurities and fears. It’s also good to watch the intense work going into something that doesn’t seem like much work. We take so much for granted.