“Thank you. Thank you.
“Boy, I was getting really nervous about coming out here tonight, but I’m okay now. I got to thinking—Hey!—all you guys are probably feeling very lucky to be here, am I right? I mean, this is not an easy audience to get into?
“So of course you figure that anyone they put up here and call a comedian must be funny. And that takes the pressure off me.
“Because if I’m not funny, you’ll think it’s your fault.”