“This, it turns out, is what the campers have really come for: community. What these people have paid for, whether they knew it or not, wasn’t Adam Carolla or Jay Leno or Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn. It wasn’t even getting onstage. The real comedy fantasy isn’t doing comedy. It’s being a comedian — the part when you get offstage and sit at a table at a Canter’s with Amy Schumer and Dave Attell, trying to think of something hilarious to keep up with them. Like so much else, it’s about finding your people.” Joel Stein Goes to Comedy Camp.

+ One more reason I only participate in extreme sports by watching them on Netflix: Sydney surfer collides with whale.