While discussing comedy in the Green Room, Garry Shandling got introspective. He showed he was aware he is self-obsessed, the ultimate comedic achievement. It's final proof the great master reached the highest level before he was gone. Garry Shandling was one of those rare comedians that didn't seem to find other people funny, but instead could sense the essence of the comedy itself. Distilled from personality, Garry Shandling would write and innovate not one but two landscape changing comedy vehicles in his prime and set the stage well into the future for others.
Judd Apatow: It's really hard to listen to someone that young be that funny.
Marc Maron: All I did at 20 was worry about my hair, I think.
Garry Shandling: Ya...that's a dead end.
He will be missed.
We need something in our society that says there is some importance to heart and authenticity and not just money and power and trying to control the world.
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was a true comedy legend responsible for changing TV not once, but twice in two different decades.