I can’t believe it’s over a year since this came out. I remember seeing this link being posted a billion times on fellow comedian friends’ facebooks, and totally cried when I finally sat down and listened to it. The next day I went on an abysmal audition (the audition was to play the stage version of the character Ni Hao Kai-Lan – nuff said). Afterward I went to Borders and sat there for like two hours reading Tracey Morgan’s memoir and feeling a LOT less sorry for my self after reading about how he had been homeless and sleeping on the subways during high school.
The book was alright, but honestly the interview is better. This is a really rare look into Tracy Morgan’s life – a guy who is better known for shenanigans with strippers and saying that Sarah Palin is “good masturbation material” than he is for being poignant and deep.
I laughed, I cried. One of the best interviews ever: