On this episode of Interview with the Artist, David talked about how comedy helped him get through tough times and deal with tough people; why he saw his sense of humor as a gift as opposed to a talent; why constantly challenging himself as a performer was so important to him; and why he lied about his age for over 40 years.
David Brenner died at his home in New York City on March 15, 2014 at the age of 78. I had the great pleasure of interviewing him a number of times over the years, and this is our very first conversation, which I always remember fondly. RIP David Brenner. Thank you for the laughter.