Look, you’re either loved or hated. Which is a good thing, as Bette Davis used to say.
I hated high school. Ugh. I couldn’t wait until it was over so I could sleep in. In college, I made sure all my classes were in the afternoon. I hated getting up in the morning.
Stand-up was like being on a Barbie townhouse stage.
I won’t do reality. That is done. And I don’t want people following me around with a camera 24 hours a day.
In the ’70s, the gay movement was really making strides. Huge strides. And then AIDS came along and slapped a judgment on it all and the Right Wing religious movement was like, ‘See. This is why, we told you.’ And it pushed back the movement 30 years.
I mean, the things you think will never happen, you have to confront; those things that come into your life that you thought you never could deal with, you do.
I love doing scripted things. What little acting ability I have I am holding on with my hangnails.
I know, it’s weird that I’ve never done a musical. I turned down two of them. ‘The Lion King’ and ‘The Producers.’ I turned two of the biggest Broadway musicals down, am I a mess?
I’m crass, contemptuous and crude, obstreperous, obnoxious, rambunctiously raw and rude.
Our black president can’t say that he’s for gay marriage. That is upsetting to me.
I love animation, I really do, but I don’t do it for the children.
Who do you think I am, Pete Rose? I don’t bet. I come from a long line of compulsive gamblers. Gambling scares me.
I knew the full ‘Judy Garland Carnegie Hall’ double album set at age 2. And then my mother wondered why I was gay. I was like, ‘Are you nuts? You would make me get on the table to sing Judy Garland songs and you’re upset?’
I like to hold a book. When someone sends me a script, I ask for a hard copy or print one out.
I wouldn’t live with me, believe me. I’m moody.