The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I’ve had to learn a little bit about it. It’s not rocket science: You get ratings that’s good.

We need to be pro-science we have to go back to science.

Al Franken Science Quotes

Well a lot of politics is communicating with people and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I’ve been a producer and led people. Also being a comedian you’re under pressure.

The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I’m looking at a run for Senate in 2008 but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest.

Al Franken Politics Quotes

The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They’re about getting ratings about making money about doing stories that are easy to cover.

Al Franken Money Quote

And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that’s funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read easier to understand and often stronger. So there’s all kinds of advantages to it.

Al Franken Funny Quote