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  • ‘Schmucks’ Director Redefines the Term

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 20, 2010 | 5:15 pm

    “I love fear as a motor for comedy,” director Jay Roach said. “The nightmare of becoming the architect of your own humiliation rings true to me.”

    This propensity for self-doubt isn’t what one might expect from Roach, 53, one of the top comedy directors in Hollywood, who...