Yes, I was.
I think many artists are. I don’t just mean professional comedians, though. I mean people who want to be. It seems like, like, it was easier for someone to just do stand-up then to be a painter, so I think all artists want to be something else, or something else like them, or just be people. I think it was easier to get a job as a painter. It would be a very nice job, because you would have a stable income. You’d have a great pension.
You’re the mother of two daughters, I know.
No, two toddlers. I would say that art might be the only thing that could actually make me feel like I had more control over my life. I would hate if I was a millionaire and I lost everything. People always say to me, and they’re all so smart and stuff that it makes me feel like I’m the most overpaid person on earth. That’s not true. I’m never going to be the most overpaid person. I’m going to have a steady job where I can have my health care [laughs], I can afford to have friends, I can have a social life. And my job isn’t going to be, like, I’m going to make $100,000 when it’s 30 years old. I know I’m on the side of some people that are overpaid because they don’t have kids, but I think I have to have my daughter. It could be a million-dollar book, you know, and I want her to have the same things as me.
That’s the thing about being a mother. [Laughs.] I like these lines from your book that I’ve gotten: “I never want my daughters to have to take all of my anger outside of the home.”
That’s just the truth.
That’s the thing about parenting, I think — I’ll put it in the same sentence as, “The only thing that could keep me sane is to have kids.”
You get that, too?
I mean, not necessarily the other thing. The problem with parenting is that it’s like, “If you don’t have anything else going on in your life, let’s go do this!” But it’s easy — it’s like a second source of fulfillment — to go do this, not to have a family. We’ve been told for a long time that you need to have a family.
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