Well, he's half right. Those podcasts are important.
It isn't hard to be a good chess player, you just have to be really smart and read the right mangas with chess motifs.
It isn't hard to be good at anything. All you have to be is talented, and then you just have to apply that talent to your chosen field using hard work.
It isn't hard to write a good comment. All you have to do is copy what was said in the comic and change the words a little.
@Richard BachmanBeing really sarcastic helps, too.
Also works better if you're an anti-conformist, smarter than the average and if you like Daria.
It isn't "HARD" to have a head "FULL" of lush, vibrant, radiant hair...you just have to be born with great genetics and use Pantene Pro-V.
It isn't hard to like Black Flag. You just have to wear a t-shirt and know who Henry Rollins is.
It isn't hard to be a moron....What? Okay, fine: It isn't hard to be Almighty. You just have to have full control of all things.
This blows the lid off the idea that comedy is hard.
It isn't hard to be good at non-sequitors, you just have to fill the cabbages with jam and fly George Negus to France.
It isn't hard to...No, can't do it. The guy's not wrong. Being funny is pretty important to a comedian, and listening to podcasts will keep you up to date on current events to use in your act.
Of course "Mr. Show" was written and made years before podcasts were created and prevalent , so...
Shit, I've always wanted to be a comedian! I have to go download some podcasts!
@ShaneC - Haaahaaahahahahaaa! Funniest Comment so far. The only thing holding it back is the fact that I'm a spelling-Nazi: it's "non sequitur".Now, back to work; those cabbages aren't going to jam themselves!-GlassSpider