What Being a Bad Comedian Taught Me About Confidence

Improvising for laughs came pretty naturally to me. Iā€™d been shoving cupcakes in my face for the amusement of others since grade school.

I liked the spontaneity, the brashness, and the permission to be as weird as I wanted with a bunch of other weirdos.

But my improv career was over almost as soon as it began, because something killed it.