Listen: Elaine May, Kenny Kenneth Lonergan, Margaret discussed on WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
"I don't think I know I'm old enough to call them, Kenny. But I think some people come Kenny Kenneth Lonergan, we talked to my hotel room in New York. We had a nice conversation. And I before I talked to him. I made sure to catch up on some stu-. I never watched Margaret. And I know it was sort of a movie that got mixed response. And he I I knew there was some sort of it. I don't know if it was controversy, but but it was a difficult movie on auto levels, and I talked about it. But I watched it, and I thought it was a pretty stunning film. And what is what what's my point about this? Okay. I'll tell you Kenneth, and I had one of those conversations after the Mike's went off that I wish it was on. But we were talking about we talked about Margaret during the interview. But then afterwards because Elaine may is in his play Elaine may who was in the very influential and famous comedy team Nichols may. But also went on to write many movies. Elaine may direct. The heartbreak kid, and I brought up the heartbreak kid after we turn the mics off, which is a great movie one of my favorite movies with Charles Grodin civil shepherd. Eddie, Albert, and I I just watched Margaret, but we talked about the heartbreak kid being one of the great movies that really rides the line appropriately between tragedy and comedy in a way, that's just painful and beautiful. It's it's it's stunning movie. And then I asked him, you know, whatever happened because Elaine May's daughter was in the heartbreak in. I'm like whatever happened to her. And he was like she's in Margaret now, my COO, and and she played a part Margaret that was devastating. Her name's Jeannie, Berlin. And I had no idea what happened to her. And I just watched her in a three hour movie be genius. And it was so thrilling really I just love moments like that. But, but sadly, we didn't have that conversation on the Mike, but kudos and respect to the heartbreak kid, anyways, I'm trying to introduce Kenneth Lonergan away Meza genius. Elaine May's greatness play. Okay. So this is me talking to Kenneth Lonergan in a hotel room in New York City. His play the Waverley gallery is now on Broadway with Elaine may Joan Allen, Lucas hedges, David Cromer, and Michael, Sarah. It's playing at the golden theatre through the end of January. Okay. Who listen to us talk.."