Tales of a Clown
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I think George Carlin said this: “The funniest people are the saddest people.” Then he went on to say Albert Brooks wasn’t funny because he was too happy. A snippet of an interview I watched when I was a kid. I’ve never forgotten it.

The people who hold all my answers are dead, too. Short of crystal balling it, there’s nothing I can do. That there’s a profound frustration would be putting it mildly. Why it’s bugging me now is crazy making.

You’re not alone in this. Not at all.

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