Comedy is fueled by oppression, by the lack of power, by sadness and disappointment, by abandonment and humiliation. Now, who the hell does that describe more than women? Judging by those standards, only women should be funny.
Ah, well, I’m Jewish. When somebody dunks us in water, we call a lawyer.[Father O’Brien: I’ve known Mary all her life. I baptized her when she was just a week old.]