The ultimate goal for a comic? Like with most anyone else--to make money and live well.
Sometimes the comedians careers take a weird turn. Imagine being on a list like the one shown on this Agency website:
Oh, the comedian says, I'm on the De La Font Black Comedians list... wow!
Snicker. I know he makes $50,000 or 100,000 a pop for it, but I STILL find it funny that Jay Leno advertises for speaking engagements this way. He's on the De La Font website under "Speakers-Political". Snort. http://www.delafont.com/comedians/Jay-Leno.htm for Mr. Leno...