“Allow the gods of f*@k-up to bless us” (Great Work quote)
Allow the gods of f*@k-up to bless us.”
~ Mark Bowden
I’ve spent two weeks on the road with my colleague, friend and best-selling author Mark Bowden. It’s been a lot of fun, and over breakfasts and dinners we’ve chatted about all sorts of things. He’s a great storyteller, and with his long history in the theatre he’s got some great stories to tell. (If you ever meet him, ask him about Toya Wilcox and Prince Edward and him in a cab.)
Talking about comedy, he threw away this line which I reached in and pulled back from conversational oblivion. His point? It’s when it all goes wrong that true comedy, true versatility, true grit starts to show.
I love this quote. How about you?
(I was going to put in a YouTube clip of painful falls. But quite frankly, it was too painful. I’m sure you can find the pictures and videos you need to make the point…)