Comedy Central's 'Comedy Underground' host says that, in the future, comics on the road will compete with a seal that doesn't do anything "but sit in a lukewarm pool and fart sadly." And they'll be losing.

 

When I first started touring as a comic, it was exciting. It was like, "This is going to be great!" But the older you get, the less fun it seems. Here's what being a road comic breaks down to: a lot of bad travel and bad food. When you're onstage, it's amazing. But your life is about getting to the next gig.

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