||Name: Jason Tanamor
Hometown: Davenport, IA
Website: Jason Tanamor
Started with Just Laugh: December 2001
Favorite Food: Ball park hotdogs in the aluminum foil sleeve
(It has to have the sleeve and not a box)
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
Favorite Comedian(s): Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Dennis Miller
Favorite Band/Type of Music: Sheryl Crow, southern rock, also
like The Wallflowers
Favorite Quotation: "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."
Awesomest Candy: The first couple circus peanuts (those orange
chewy thingys), then any after those are the worst.
Nicknames: Love Warrior
Sexiest Disney Character: Donald Duck, something about someone
who can wear a jacket with no pants and get away with it.
Biggest Waste of an Hour: The last chapter in my new book, 'For
All the Wrong Reasons'
Best Way to Spend an Hour: The preceding chapters in my new
book, 'For All the Wrong Reasons'
How I Want to Die / Thing Heard at Funeral: When I die, I want
an open casket, but I want just the bottom part open showing my shoes.
Letterman or Leno: Leno
Turn-Ons: Women who have something to say
Turn-Offs: Women who have too much to say
I couldn't live without my: blow dryer
How did you get started in the business?
I watched a Howie Mandel special on HBO and thought, I could
Why do you do what you do?
Making people laugh and having people hang onto your every
word, only to get them at the end is the best feeling in the world; even
better than sex.
Where do you get your ideas & topics from?
From people. If I see different people acting or doing
the same things, then I know it's relatable to every one else.
What are your "forbidden" topics? (what won't you write about)
Racial topics or anything that defames a person only to make
myself look good.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Writing/producing a television sitcom.
Words of Advice...
If you think it's funny, then others will think it's funny.
Nothing bothers me more than people who don't have faith in their own material/work.
If you think it doesn't work, how can you expect anyone else to think it