“It started off for me as just wanting to be an actor and sort of resenting in a weird way being expected to write as well as be a comedian and an improviser. And then you think about it for a minute, and I smartened up and realized that the only way to sustain a career is to generate your own material. Or to be in control of your career as best you can. And in allowing yourself to do that it opens up a whole new world of possibilities. And then you're like "Oh, producing is a thing."”
Source : "Rob Corddry on Pain & Gain, Being from Boston, and Absurdity". Esquire Interview, www.esquire.com. April 25, 2013.