Darrell Hammond’s Life in Comedy
Comedian Darrell Hammond on his life in comedy and his new book.
- Duration 7:36
- Date Feb 7, 2012
Comedian Darrell Hammond on his life in comedy and his new book.
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They're on it obviously wanted to -- -- book about for the parents run programme from.
Saad and -- live on fifteen years all the stuff Darrell Hammond a marvelous analysts are good morning are -- pretty good.
So Barney says to me is a producer -- Brian the location so I think mr.
Hammond wants us.
Promote his Caroline's terms more than a book -- run.
I don't know about that I am I I was hoping you -- -- -- segments in the book or course again -- we can do whatever you want a camera -- again.
The -- and Ronald daughter should not up there -- else yeah.
-- -- -- -- Homage which showed us resident.
After dip as she put mr.
them right after dovish on that live -- prompt.
It cannot -- -- future work remain.
Over the years from medication I was on included.
And -- analysts paid drugs -- by.
-- -- -- -- from a drug addict or -- sold -- for.
I was drinking -- total.
Cutting myself in my dressing room.
I was repeatedly -- -- -- Or is psychiatric unit.
I want stick out of the sun organize -- lot -- offices.
In a straitjacket.
But somehow -- because I'm my father son after all I was able to soldier on and perform.
That is until -- wasn't that sells horrifying.
Yang who wasn't too pleasant to go through its -- Yeah I mean my father was a soldiers that's why said that about soldiers in.
June and I mean sometimes it felt like.
I don't know maybe I had something genetically I was a little bit -- that I did not Muslim but resilient in and I can hang on until.
The right thing happened -- met the right doctors got in the right hospital for the right amount time and and and feel like you know -- -- through.
The -- of one part -- right about.
I'm -- import.
Affect my -- through so -- do that.
All what you know of its content not about me but I mean.
What channel likes Jerry movies -- in -- -- watch like violence -- The solar stuff and a book on I just -- -- us.
Like trying to cut show are often.
Abusive cute to have -- tournament.
And that the cut in the arm off was -- but most of the cutting that I ever did was content you know for suicide there was really like only one time and -- happened and he is someone in in my house syndicates and those couple people there that.
Just sort of subdued me to stop -- in the blatantly going that deep.
But and the rest of the time it was it was something announcing mean cutting is not usually about trying to trying to -- what's on the bone.
It's easily I mean as I understand it's about trying to create a smaller crisis that you can manage.
As opposed to the larger one that's in your head you know this guy he freaking out in on -- I was having and I guess what that doctors are -- like flashbacks and support that.
-- -- Saturday and I live.
And one point.
Shrugged -- -- -- actually so everybody on the show they know school.
No one ever talked to me -- and I mean there are a couple of producers there that sort of attended to me you know above Indian college duty while I was there but I -- I was talking to some people recently when I went over to do than that Jimmy sound soundness and -- -- everyone -- that that.
And -- was -- -- about it you know I guess at the time I was so self absorbed I didn't I didn't think anyone knew at all just.
As a landmark -- this is on the talents and now on a couple of the other guys in the found so they knew you know but I didn't know -- announced that.
I've talked -- doctor's schedule writer on functional.
Options 62 -- operation yeah -- -- connection.
So they would see you do these things nobody of sane thing -- within though they were involved they were all over me and I mean and the wasn't so there was a really bad -- you know aren't -- don't know arms office and he was saying you know.
President of Bernie -- stand -- -- saying you know assessed that the assist stop not because we're -- in new book because we think you might.
-- more help -- you're getting.
So -- they knew about it but -- I mean.
I got a lot of help gone -- to -- on the Aaron -- narrow announced they're drunk or -- or anything on there.
I'm not back praising him pretty criticism at that pan -- or general -- -- gonna read Carolina one.
There's a descendant.
On collector on you know idea -- I mean in a premier club like that Sharon in the -- is a great it's -- I guess has been rated -- like one of the best if not the best showcase comedy club in the country.
Yeah I like doing that I mean and I'm doing shows now at the house of blues -- Orleans and but I'm mainly talking about French Quarter stuff Louisiana stuff that is that's very interesting down there as a because I don't Narnia -- TV -- On not to pay attention to but it is similar to -- likable guy.
So you know -- and cuts as into.
This -- Steve Higgins who has looked out for me over there that's amount finance headlines from the recently innocent -- and it and it.
And -- a chance apologize if for the -- behaved.
And he says you know you really only -- when time when most -- He just kept itself now you know you're OK and you wanted to do -- and so we wanted to help you but really there was on requirements in front of a creep -- if your book.
-- -- -- -- -- -- I'm -- -- while the total personal.
While I was in jail in the Caribbean and I never -- before.
Nor did I believe I'd never really considered rather there was a god or whether there wasn't a god and so.
I'm sitting in this jail cell there is feces on the -- -- -- chains.
They've told me that if I get convicted of this prime of possession and I'll be in the same cell for three years.
And I'm realizing them in this and another country in known can help me and -- -- that feeling where he realized this going you can pay.
To get you out of this well I mean there's -- one that -- that you can pay our higher.
And I thought.
-- -- if I stay in this -- dying of future faction now and I hope there's a guy that because there is and I I'm in trouble now -- now and is it wasn't meant you know to to be.
Sacrilegious and anyway I.
I just didn't know how to do any better than that -- later in the day as the guard to bring a Bible and he did and I did some of those -- prayers what's worked really well.
Because I didn't want us aren't like Franken down in the courtroom on you know you get -- That I -- sign I was I'll come from.
Like 15100 dollars cash.
That's how I got off finalists of -- us some generally our international important to our internal avenues terror launched -- one.
This there's that there's a -- -- of attention deficit which I think it's him title I have everything.