Jimmy Kimmel

Billy Crystal talks comedy, La Jolla Playhouse, (#$@*!) cellphones

Billy Crystal talks comedy, La Jolla Playhouse, (#$@*!) cellphones

Billy Crystal is surely not the only comedy legend who earned his first big laugh as an elementary school student, but he may be the only one who credits his initial success to being clumsy in the cafeteria line.

"I had my food on my tray," he recalled. "I tripped, by accident, and dropped the tray - and everybody laughed. The next day I came in and dropped it again! And here I am, 60 years later, still dropping trays."

What Crystal is not noted for is dropping f-bombs, whether it's in his interviews, his books, his Broadway hit, "700 Sundays" (which got its start at the La Jolla Playhouse in...

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