Joe Torry quotes

  • I bought a gun because POW POW sounds a lot better than Hey, put that back!
    -- Joe Torry

    #Gun #Sound #Hey

  • With comedy, you get an immediate response. I'm the whole kit and the kaboodle. I am the whole thing and can steer the whole situation how I want to. With film, you are basically in one area. Comedy is straight to it and the film is heavily shaped the camera and editing, so it's different.
    -- Joe Torry

    #Editing #Cameras #Different

  • I'm more of an older school comedian so Tommy Davidson still makes me laugh a lot no matter how many times I've heard his jokes or not. He's just an animated comedian that I don't mind seeing over and over again.
    -- Joe Torry

    #School #Laughing #Comedian

  • I'm a lot smarter and thoughtful of a comedian. This market is different than it was. You don't have to have cable to hear this comedy. It comes on a basic channel, and that's one of the biggest differences between now than when I first started.
    -- Joe Torry

    #Thoughtful #Differences #Comedian

  • And back then it was a lot more risqué. This one is a lot more for the family and you can watch this in front of the kids. It's funny and energetic but at the same time it's not something you have to give earmuffs to the kids when it's on.
    -- Joe Torry

    #Kids #Giving #Watches

  • Being a military child, we moved a lot and we developed different vernaculars from moving from the south, to the Midwest, and seeing the world. Going from New York to California and from Jamaica Queens to the South, I was always the new kid, or had the army crew haircut. I expected people to pick up on me. My brother kinda stole all of my old jokes. He got his inspiration from me.
    -- Joe Torry

    #Brother #New York #Queens

  • Eating disorders are like a gun that's formed by genetics, loaded by a culture and family ideals, and triggered by unbearable distress.

  • I look good. I feel good and not to sound conceited I sound great.

  • When I fart my ***** makes a trumpet sound that heralds the arrival of the smell.

  • I was a big fan of Middle Eastern elements of music and experimental electronic and tribal sounds.

  • Listen ... With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break free from the trees And fall.

  • the tea-hour is the hour of peace ... strife is lost in the hissing of the kettle - a tranquilizing sound, second only to the purring of a cat.

  • Hey, Hachi People always say that you only discover how precious something is after you lose it--- but I think, you only really recognize it... when you see it a second time face to face. -Nana Osaki

  • Hey, I can cook." "How do you know? You haven't eaten anything since before the Norman Conquest." "I've never had any complaints." "Given the infants you date, I'm not surprised. You could serve them sawdust and they'd eat it with a smile, dazzled by the swing of your broadsword." "What do you know about the swing of my broadsword?" "More than I care to. Women talk." Which shut him up, as he started wondering who'd said what.

  • Hey, it isn't bad that I look young.

  • Hey, we've all been to high school We've seen the in-crowds. Most of us have been in the outer crowds, the people who weren't in. Although I was never in, I was selling records and was very happy.