If you had asked me in 2001, 2004, or even 2009, “Adam, what are you going to be doing in 2011?” my answer may have been something about having kids, running my business, being a part of a solid relationship, and just continuing down my same path.
It would not be anything about considering getting rid of the security of my life, divesting myself of the things I hold dear, and considering a potential career in comedy.
I love it, though. I think I’m good at it, and I really want to do it. I may be writing this from a place of inebriation, but that doesn’t make it any less true.
There is something fantastic about getting up on stage and saying words that make people laugh. It’s addicting and intoxicating and about a hundred kinds of awesome. It takes so much more than just writing comedy. It’s a whole other dimension of wonderful.
I don’t need support. This is something I know I can do. I feel it with every breath and with the blood rushing through my veins.
I was born to do this.