Stephen Colbert: "You can't laugh and be afraid at the same time - of anything. If you're laughing, I defy you to be afraid."

“Not living in fear is a great gift, because certainly these days we do it so much. And do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time — of anything. If you’re laughing, I defy you to be afraid.” – Stephen Colbert

[2007, Sep 23. interviewed in After tragedy, TV funnyman Stephen Colbert says,: “If you are laughing, you can’t be afraid” by James Kaplan in PARADE magazine]

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