Guitar-strumming comic Nick Thune, whom you may recognize as a correspondent from Jay Leno’s ill-fated 10 p.m. talk show on NBC, didn’t start off in show business as a funnyman. “I was a musician first,” he says, “and I wanted to be in a band really bad, but I just couldn’t take myself seriously enough to do that.”
The band he was playing in did what he describes as ridiculous covers.
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