Dane Cook

Dane Cook

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Author Profession: US comic
Born: March 18, 1972
Age: 44 years old
Birth Sign: Pisces

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I am an observer, I like to watch people. I am into psychology and people - how they act and such.

Vince Vaughn is a genuine person, awesome guy. He'll come to a lot of my shows. It's not that often that you can meet someone as cool as Vince.

My mom and dad passed away from cancer. Within nine months, I lost both of my folks. Immediately after that, I had a horrible betrayal where my brother, who worked for me, stole a lot of my money. He's in jail now.

I did stand-up comedy for seventeen years. I need to explore other things.

We all hope for breakthrough rebirth moments.

Anger has a way of seeping into every other emotion and planting itself in there.

When people refer to 'Back in the Day,' it was a Wednesday. Just a little fun fact for you.

If haters or whatever want to find you - I mean, some of them are so tenacious. You want to hire them to work for you. They're very, very savvy in terms of how they find you and get to you.

In school I was pretty quiet. Kinda shy until my junior year. But at home I was a freak.

I grew up very self-loathing. I was a phobic. I had anxiety. I had panic attacks.

My professional dreams were coming true while I was living a personal nightmare.

Nothing is a better icebreaker than a great joke.

I say it with my tongue firmly planted in cheek but there's truth to it - being a comedian is very close to being a therapist. When you're working smaller clubs, you're listening. You're feeling an energy, you're going with a tone but when people start yelling out, you almost start a conversation with people.

I was not a silly kid or outgoing. In fact, I suffered from quite a bit of anxiety. I used to have panic attacks when I was a teenager, really incapacitating moments, because I had some phobias.

Here's the thing about Red Sox fans, or actually just fans from that region, in general: they appreciate the effort. And if you mail it in or if you give 80 percent, even with a win, they'll let you know that's not how you do it. They want - if it's comedian, if it's a musician, bring us your best show.

I was doing comedy in laundry mats in 1992, literally where I would bring a little gorilla amp and a lapel mike and just start performing.

I'm a late-night guy.

My mother had a lot of phobias. She's pregnant with me and she was a very phobic person. So I was born into phobia, basically.

I always thought that if I got no love at all early in my standup career, or I was god awful, I thought I'd get into psychology.

I don't write any of my material down. I like to improvise and be spontaneous.

Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it. Michael Faraday quotes

The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive. Gwyneth Paltrow

Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let us be bold. Brad Pitt age

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