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Zarif Ahmed, QUEENS, N.Y.
I usually write about things that make me frustrated or afraid, things I'm fascinated by. One thing I've been trying to write about is, I have a friend who's about my age who had a baby. I just couldn't imagine having a baby now. Why am I so scared about having a baby? Because I can do whatever I want right now. I don't want to say the joke, but it's hilarious stuff. Trust me.
What is your best piece of advice for aspiring comedians?
Sloan Piva, PORTSMOUTH, R.I.
The quote Steve Martin used to give people: "Be undeniably good." It's about working hard, being patient and holding yourself up to such a high standard that when you reach it, people will have to take notice.
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