Mary Lynn Rajskub Quotes.
To really be on stage and not know what you’re going to say, and to be able to say something that makes people laugh, or do something that’s sort of abstract or off the beaten path and have people connect to it by just putting your ideas together, that really makes me happy.
I don’t think my acting was ever bad; I always knew that I could do it. But when you go to audition for a drama, they’re very serious in the room, and I was used to being kind of goofy and having small talk.
I always love performing live, and that’s what I was doing that started getting me acting parts, so I still find time do it.
I have to paint at least two times a week, and there’s not enough time in the day to do everything.
’24’ is a pretty serious show – there isn’t a lot of improv that is happening. Having said that, I do play around with the delivery. A lot of the humor comes from playing a character who is very furious and really up in her own brain and in a serious situation. That is humorous to me.
It always surprised me that I was getting acting work.
I hadn’t even watched ’24’ before, and the audition was kind of far away. When I got the material, there wasn’t a character yet, so it almost seemed like an assistant to Jack Bauer saying, ‘Yes, sir. No, sir.’
I’ve been a weirdo since I was a kid.
I got into acting to avoid politics of any sort so I could remain in a fantasy world.
I’m doing stand-up comedy. I’m working on a one-woman show about how I don’t like my baby. There is a period of time where a baby is born where the next 3 months is harrowing. A lot of people say it’s the most wonderful time, but for me it was harrowing.
There is always the personal, simple happiness that doesn’t happen.
I like America. I think it’s pretty cool.
I like America. I think it’s pretty cool. I got into acting to avoid politics of any sort, and so I could remain in a fantasy world.
I read a fan bulletin board once, and somebody said I had a face like a potato, so I never went back on there.
I personally have a background of many days on end of confusion, understimulation, overstimulation, and uncomfortableness with the world around me.