On how he came to found the Laugh Factory; on Richard Pryor being the first comedian to perform at the Laugh Factory; on figuring out the business side of owning a comedy club, and on competing with The Comedy Store and The Improv
On the challenge of booking comedians early on at the Laugh Factory, and on giving back to the local community; on the importance of the history of comedy, and booking older comedians like Redd Foxx and Buddy Hackett; on dealing with controversies involving the Laugh Factory
On Michael Richards' controversy at the Laugh Factory; on comedians like Sam Kinison and Richard Pryor doing edgy material at his club
On the Carlos Mencia joke stealing controversy
On the power of comedy to bring people together, and on opening the Laugh Factory after 9/11; on holding memorials for Richard Pryor and Rodney Dangerfield at the Laugh Factory; on the healing power of laughter
On sponsoring his comedy camp for underprivileged kids; on dealing with comedians' agents and managers, and on being a manager himself
On how comedy changes over time, and on the then-future of comedy; on his role as a mentor of sorts to new comedians; on answering the question "Was it worth it?"