When you're a young magician, best to have a few jokes memorized.
Being on Johnny Carson doesn't mean you've made it.
Being a magician does not preclude you from being a comedian does not preclude you from being an actor does not preclude you from being a writer does not preclude you from being a musician does not preclude you from being a fine art collector.
Being not funny can be very funny.
If everyone thinks what you do is inaccessible, you must be on to something big.
Getting a standing ovation from a sold-out crowd even before you say one word boosts one's confidence.
If you are open to hearing what the local band has to offer, you might just find everything you need.
Two page NewYorker articles garner more attention than two hour movies.
Tweeting can be fun.
Doing musical collaborations with beautiful talented women makes a man feel young.
You know you've made it when they start laughing before you even say hello.
If you do something for 50 years, you get really good at it.