I know older men in comedy who can barely feed and clean themselves, and they still work. The women, though, they’re all “crazy.” I have a suspicion — and hear me out, because this is a rough one — that the definition of “crazy” in show business is a woman who keeps talking even after no one want to fuck her anymore.
There’s a nice, long profile of Tina Fey in this week’s New Yorker entitled “Confessions of a Juggler.” In it, she talks about trying to decide whether or not to have a second child, and the impact that’ll have on her career. The money line that people will be quoting for a long time is this:Brutal, but tough to argue with. The full profile is well worth reading, although you’ll need to be a subscriber to read it online.