Questions and Answers with Stand Up Comedian Alex Pavone
Alex Pavone sat down with Best Comedy Tickets. Seated at The Stand NYC, we spoke about embarrassing memories, state of our culture, troubles about the world and more.
What do you wish someone had told you about show business before you entered it?
Theres not enough drink tickets out there kid!
Where do you get your material?
my life and memes I see on the internet
What happens if they don’t laugh?
I sweat, yell at them, let them know they’re missing out on a good time. This happens every other show
Who would you say are your influences in the comedy world?
Chappelle, Burr, Katt is hilarious, Toronto comedian Dave Merheje (he’s in LA now)
What is one of your more embarrassing memories from childhood?
I shit myself at a party for my hockey team.
What are the most important rules you live by?
Be positive, be a good dude to everybody.
What was your favorite book as a kid, and what does that say about you?
I don’t fuck with reading
What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten?
“Don’t be a little prick” – my mom, cecile
What three things would you take with you to a deserted island?
my crushes growing up. Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alicia Keys and Justin Timberlake.
Do you have any quotes that you live you life by or think of often?”
“Enjoy the journey” “Even the sun shines on a dogs ass some days” – Rasheed Wallace former NBA star
How to handle hecklers from the stage ?
I’ll go in the audience and throw a haymaker.
“What advice would you give your younger self?”
Nothing, You’re doing it buddy
What most important lesson you learned in comedy?
Always go with your gut.
Advice to your younger self just starting in comedy career ?
Do more Vine videos!!!
How long do you spend developing material ?
I make everything up on the spot
What’s your drink of choice?
Jack and soda
Greatest cartoon of all time?
Let’s say you could live the life of any animal in the wilderness for one day: What would it be?
Lion, try and eat some people
So the stereotype of comedians being horribly depressed and neurotic is true?
Oh yeah couple loons running around out there
Do you ever get tired of being a comedian?
I say I do, but nope
So at the end of your day, what’s your ultimate goal?
Make a lot of money in $USD
What would you say troubles you the most about the world today?
haha worst last question to end an interview.