10 Questions with Tracy Morgan

The 30 Rock star discusses comedy and his new memoir, I Am the New Black

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Tracy Morgan

How much does your 30 Rock character, Tracy Jordan, resemble Tracy Morgan?Azeem Khan, Karachi
Tracy Jordan is a lovable comedian. So is Tracy Morgan, I guess. Tracy Morgan doesn't exist in Tracy Jordan. Tracy Jordan exists in Tracy Morgan. Everything they write about my character is ripped right out of the headlines. If I sneeze, next week it's in the script. So that's cool, man. I'm a 40-year-old black man. I'm from Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. What do the young white writers know about me? I have to give 'em the ammo.

Are there any parts of Tracy...

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