In 1997, while Phil Hartman was enjoying his post-SNL fame in primetime with NewsRadio,  a 19-year-old aspiring comedian named Mike Scott wrote Hartman a letter  and included an audio recording of his early routines. Amazingly, Scott  not only received a reply, but also Hartman’s honest assessment of the  recording.
There’s more than a bit of Hartman’s letter that serves as sound advice to any young would-be comedian or artist. -The Comics Comic

In 1997, while Phil Hartman was enjoying his post-SNL fame in primetime with NewsRadio, a 19-year-old aspiring comedian named Mike Scott wrote Hartman a letter and included an audio recording of his early routines. Amazingly, Scott not only received a reply, but also Hartman’s honest assessment of the recording.

There’s more than a bit of Hartman’s letter that serves as sound advice to any young would-be comedian or artist. -The Comics Comic

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