“There are no universal truths [about comedy]. I am very reticent about talking about what makes something funny. I love to hear these comedic minds talk about themselves and their careers and why they think things might be funny. But if something works, I don’t want to overthink it. It might not work next time.”
– Steve Carell explaining his comic philosophy to The Wall Street Journal in a piece about Inside Comedy, the Showtime interview series he produces.