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"andy richter" Discussed on The View

The View

05:00 min | 3 weeks ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The View

"About barbara walters. She she announced she's retiring from the view. And i think i'm the perfect guy to take i. Actually i made an audition tape. I think it probably proves my point. Do i fluctuate sometimes fifteen. You look man ask him. Where is the tent. You are so great. Invention stretch pants early allowed us to just kind of letting by what you're all saying and i agree with now. That is a home run. So i'm guessing that must have gotten lost in the mail. But what do you remember about coming up with that bit some. It was somebody else's idea and we just that's so fun as you put on a sweater vest and you sit in front of a green screen and some of the stuff we said was specific and then some of it was just general leg like i hear what you're all saying and i agree with at all like that. We could have dropped in anywhere so We've done a lot of bits like that like we did one of my favorite ones. We cut me into wheel of fortune. Where i i thought every single. We've had a certain word in it that starts with f. and that's that's a that's a pretty good one. I actually was just on. I tape celebrity wheel of fortune. And i was afraid that i was going to be banned from there because i turn out their show. Filthy a clip is on youtube. You can see it well. Anti the late night. Tv landscape has been dominated by white males for decades though. We finally started to see a few more women and people of color hosting shows. Trevor noah lilly sing and z. Way to name a few. Why do you think it's been so hard to break that mold. And what would you like to see. As the future of the sean ria well. It's been hard to break that rule mold because of its it's reflective of the culture in general and broadcasting especially and i would like to see more diversity coming up i don't have you know i mean a cone and i are are two white men in their fifties and the tv seen plenty of that They don't need anymore that so let's let's hear some different voices. Let's see some different faces and make the make the the late night world reflective as of the actual population as any other area of modern culture. I think i just heard your dog barking one years. I was not going to vote. Yes yes yes no. She's in the backyard and she's letting me know she's not she's not happy and let me just say. Thank you for the laughs. I think humor is so important to get us through tough times and through divisive times. So thank you for that. But conan isn't going away entirely. He's announced that he's going to have a project at hbo. Max starting in twenty twenty two. Are you planning on being part of that. Do you want to be well. I would love to be but it's it's up in the air so what that would be. And there's been kind of a difference of opinion as to what exactly it should be and conan has definite ideas of what about what he thinks will work behind a paywall in a streaming service and what won't and until that is settled. There's you know there's no way to know for sure because it might be much smaller show you know. Maybe a bigger show. So i'm just kinda treating it as and he did us all a favor by saying. I don't know what's going to happen but i can't make any promises and this was to everybody on the show and so everyone's kind of just treated like well. We'll we'll see what he decides and then we'll we'll act accordingly but you're also keeping busy with your own stuff you've got a podcast a three questions with director and you've got a new audio book. That's coming out as well. Tell us about what we should expect from. Andy richter off. The it's an audible original called the incredibly inaccurate biography of andy richter and it's written by a really hilarious group of comedy writers and it's all lies and then i'm in. The audio book are in the audible original refuting all the lies so it should be pretty fun. It's a it's a funny project nick. Offerman does the narration for it. And i'm very grateful to him for that. And then that. I'm developing an animated show attached to a game show. I'm auditioning come on hollywood. I'm sitting here in burbank. We're face a busy anyway. You know you're busy. You're just gonna keep going and keep trucking very good and you can catch. Andy's podcast three questions. Wherever you get your podcast and the incredibly inaccurate biography of andy. Richter is available for preorder now on audible. Thanks for coming on. And e- good luck to you. We'll be right.

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

02:30 min | 6 months ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"My podcast once. Again is the treat questions with andy richter and i have a very funny very talented just a ball of goodness mr john wanting the ball ball of goodness i mean cube of good even better just some kind of goodness. So how are you..

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

05:26 min | 7 months ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"Hi everyone. This is another episode of the three questions with andy richter which is me and my special guest tonight is someone that i have known for a very long time is practically family to me at this point and it's mike sweeney who is a long time a head writer on the conan show. Now what is your title now by the way. Yeah what is it. I guess writer. Yeah.

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

05:15 min | 8 months ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"Hello internet. This is. i don't know. I guess it's the internet. Podcast people It's andy richter with another episode of The three questions. Yeah that's what it's called. And i'm really happy today to be talking to phoebe bridges Who is an amazingly talented Artist singer songwriter and Get a wise beyond your years. You get that kind of thing I feel like only from relented carson this. Yeah of course. I from people who are trying to fuck me. You know like i feel like boy. I stepped up on the rights of alexis. My mom like i feel like my friends are like god. You're such an idiot. You're like like when people only know my music and haven't seen like my twitter or whatever. Sometimes i get a while. I laughed so loud this like topped out. My mark from toxin talked out. So that's a really good sign. But yeah i feel like i've only mostly got that from people who've actually met me From like yeah people. Because i don't feel wise beyond my ears. You i feel or if i'm one years i feel like thirty you know and i'm twenty six so i feel i feel maybe like a couple years off but not like i don't feel very wise. Yeah all right now you are. You are as so cal native you. Have you heard this show at all. You know this show at all. Yeah okay good. Oh good so you know that it's kind you know the your we're going to get into your history here. Koa all right all right are you. Are you in therapy. May i ask yes and have you been for awhile home. Yeah i you know. I think he just kind of try stuff. I didn't know if i likes it. And phnom trying to new thing I was in talk therapy for while. And then i was like who try. Em are that is one is that now. It's the one where they basically traumatize you. And then they come new down with like lights and touch. And you're yeah. It's very hippy. Dippy and i went once and then the pandemic started and so now. I just talked to that therapist on zoo. And we don't talk again but i really like her huge rocks did it..

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

04:58 min | 9 months ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"On unanswered ambitions Entertainment bothering me. And i said to my when i told my dad well i finally did. I told conan that. I want to move on to something else. And that the drywall. When you saw no he went he said oh he said at and to me. This is a huge deal. This is a huge scary scary thing to do and my dad's oh well that's a well. That's great i mean. I know it's really been weighing on you. And i know this is something probably hard really hard to tell but now you can go back to them right. If things don't work out right like maybe exotic such a such a few months for that one dad right off the bat. You know the fear of a dad. Yeah yeah oh that's brutal hundred if things don't work out kingdom crawling back oh crawling back and shrimp toes right. Yeah i guess i could dad. Thanks anyway bon voyage son. That's really wild about a risk. You know i. Yeah i can see i can kind understand but also oh you're a dad shit about dads. I've forgotten you know but i mean i. I'm not one of the room. I'm sorry role but i. I do like to think that. I'm one of those that learned from previous like rather than like i got. Hey so i'm gonna hayes. These mother fuckers. Get in here. You fucking pledges. Now you know. Pick up that olive off that ice block with your ass cheeks. I you know. I always felt like right. I was hazed. i didn't like it. I'm not gonna do that. Stop the cycle of new breaks the cycle of abuse and with my kids. I think i read that about andy richter on life breaking the cycle of abuse. Yeah he's cutting the cutting the though the string. That's on fire before the call. It was a lifetime movie. Breaking the cycle of abuse. People said the main beef was too many dick jokes. Dick not the time. I mean i wanted to make it funny. Right right comedian. Yeah yeah yeah. I think too. Much nudity from faraway. That was remote that i read. If you're going to have been. Why are you nude one hundred hundred yards away from them to ten. Hunting is what you were trying to make me feel. Yeah no i kind of always been like we. You know do what you want. I'll care and my ex wife used to be mad at me. Sometimes because i'd say she'd say i feel like you don't even really.

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

04:00 min | 9 months ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"If you've ever stopped at a railway crossing and the signals are flashing and you don't see the train order appears to be moving slow and you're thinking that maybe you could get across the tracks before the train comes. Think about this. Even if the engineer sees you and applies the emergency brakes away. It can take a train over a mile to stop over one mile to stop by that time it's too late and the resulting crash will be deadly stop. Trains can't all right here we go. Let's start podcasting. Three to one podcast. Hey everybody It's andy richter. You're listening to the three questions. And i have a very very funny fella here today Whose videos you may be familiar with. Whose comedy you may be familiar with. Who's vive. you may be familiar with. Who it's chris fleming. Andy massachusetts own chris. Fleming thank you so much for having me andy. i'm happy to be here I love your stop. You're very very funny..

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Fun Trivia with Hilary Swank, Andy Richter and Yvette Nicole Brown

Ask Me Another

05:23 min | 11 months ago

Fun Trivia with Hilary Swank, Andy Richter and Yvette Nicole Brown

"Joining us right now we have Andy Richter and Yvette Nicole Brown hello. Hello, hi Oh vera. Out of the So Hey, you know it's amazing to have you both on and also both of you are really have done. A lot of game shows Andy. You have even done the top echelon of what our listeners love jeopardy celebrity jeopardy I was on twice. Yeah. The second time I was on was part of a celebrity tournament of champions. The winners from that were supposed to come back and we ended up Conan and I were on the tonight show, and then we weren't on the tonight show. then. Went on a tour and the day of the remainder or the next step of the tournament was our opening night of the tour. So I was in. Eugene. Oregon while Isaac Mizrahi filled in for me apparently not my I mean I'm perfectly happy to. Fill in for me. Is If. He made most of his career based on your cancellations. I believe he does exactly exactly my womenswear line I just couldn't finish. Right head. And, Yvette you have been on a loads of game shows. Yeah. What is your favorite game show appearance as a contestant been? Oh Gosh. You're so hard I really love Hollywood game night the Jane Lynch because you never know what game it's going to be I can I can also speak to Hollywood game night they pour the booze down there they do. You. Listen I'm very competitive. So every time I do the show I don't drink because. I nothing makes me happier than winning someone else money, and so I'm there to help those people about how To propose it everybody I'm Michael be tossing back. Whiskey sours and being the reason why? I know Andy. This yes. September thirteenth you are bringing back. The live streaming event from the Sitcom yelled Andy Richter controls the universe. Yes and so what prompted this event? I mean people have been doing this cast reunion table Ridi thing for charity online because you know there's a lot of attention starved people. Get some attention and they tell you get entities that need our help. No, that's secondary. Today virtual reunion of the community cast. Recently when we did it for community, it was from the kindness of our hearts, Andy Richter. All right. All right. Right. You did that in May right we do now do you keep in contact with the your other cast mates? We've always had a group chat or two going I found out during that charity event that Donald Glover wasn't in our current. Routes. Something funny. Happened in. Somebody had some further information about the joke and I said put in the group Jen. Donaldson. Put it into what? Is it the thing nobody would since ever exclude Donald Glover for any other reason besides being respectful of Donald Glover's time We let him know like listen man, you are a lion king. On Somali. Music and stuff. So He's in the group chat. Now at least once a week he goes why did I ask to be here because? We text each other. So I WANNA talk about your new project on audible room room. But let's play a game right and this game is called hooked on lyrics. What we've done is we've asked some kids to read lyrics to popular music that was popular before they were born. They probably have never heard any of these songs before, but we haven't to read the lyrics and your job is just to guests the songs. So we're GONNA start with you in gets aric. My name is Jane. I'm nine years old and I'm from new. York. The faith thousand day use so to ask they had to feel. That future boom boom Ah. Okay. Can I say that I missed most of it because I was I, think oscillating listening to her. Yet black-eyed peas black eyed peas boom boom POW, is the name of the song. Oh Are In anti. This one is for you. This is Jane again, and this time she's got some lyrics from a Nobel prize winning folksinger still laugh about everybody that was hanging out now you don't talk. So out now you don't seem so proud about having to me scratching next meal. That is like a rolling stone by Bob Dylan. Absolutely, correct that's right. I'm pretty sure as a nine year old, she does not have a Bob Dylan poster in her room. Not yet not yet not she's a fan of Nobel Prize winner she might. That's

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

05:12 min | 11 months ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"Hello Internet. This is Andy Richter and you are listening to the three questions. which is a podcast which you probably all this I don't even know why I'm wasting your time but I mean considering there's a pandemic on you probably have lots of time I. Know I do I mean I'd rather be doing something else. I'd rather be. I'd live in my life. Well. Anyway. I got. Sam. Richardson here I'm very. I'm very happy. I'm very. A fellow, a fellow. Midwesterner Ghanaian. Citizen. Like yourself here. Yeah. So happy to be here. Do you have any citizenship I just got my do I just like sent in for my door citizenship like this week Nice, yeah. And Timely Oh. Yeah. Definitely looking for that ripcord if need be..

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

04:04 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"I said I just put something online about her, and I just went after she passed and I just said she insisted on having fun. Actress just like. There's been very few people in my life that are like that and it's something that I. I mean I'm not like a big. Huge personality or something or some big flamboyant? Parade float but I? Ha- like I do kinda especially like in work. Time situations. I. We got to be having fun or US. What's the fucking point you'll. See that in you, yeah, yeah, genuine silliness! Yeah, yeah, no, it's like because it's fun. It's fun it's like. You know whispering to each other and church to try and crack each other up is like one of the best things in the world in in a world. That's trying to be serious, too. You know right to make somebody next to you. Laugh is just the best thing in the world. Yeah, I would like to see a giant parade float of you though it has that happened yet. Because when you said that the just so many ideas came to mind I'm calling my estate plan or I'm going to put that in my will. A big parade float I'll try I'll try and die right around the the first of the year, so the the Rose Bowl parade. Or just you know you can still be alive that he had died all right? Okay you! You're alive for the. EG No because. There's a huge float. That's an Andy Richter measure. Maybe you're like superman flying, t kind of you, and then you need to be on the float to you're the you're the reveal the smaller Andy. Coming out of the flow Andy Right. Like my belly cracks open, and then it's me..

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

04:53 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"Or something we were like. It's a little. We wish it was two new girl was to eight. That would have been better. But By the end I mean it was just like there's no shows that have that any more than have like the overnight writing, so we still had that constant pressure of lake. Wednesday morning we have to have this number and and so stressful, and it's also just like. That network single camera schedule is like a bad like it's like it's bare especially if you're kind of writing his, you have kids. During that I had I had my first two kids during that tale. From that's because when I was doing Andy Richter controls, the university was. I would go four without saint because well. My son, who's nineteen now was was a baby was like barely on the one or the other side of being a year old and I'll go four days, not seen him awake. Like I'd leave, or he woke up and I'd come home when he was. You know asleep and ban. Yes, was it's I? Mean it's yeah. Listen I'm on a fucking TV show. Yeah, yeah, but it's like. You know it's hard enough to not see your family when you're working doing anything, but especially, when you got a little a brand new baby, and you're in its it exhausts the and you're you're you're number one on the call sheets and it's like it's so much. It's a lot of yes, and and you know. Luckily. One of my kids was born during hiatus, so that kind of was like a little bit. but it was You know I like yeah. I look back at that show, which is like nothing, but just love, and it was really funny, because she is so funny and she. You know took such good care of the crew and we had. A lot of our crew stayed the same over the six years and it was really. It was really like a joyful. Did you announced it being a series regular after the first yeah? After the first. Guy became serious rag. Given nice got they write a check then acting check whoop. That was really really really governed the. They fly anywhere. You get to first class seats because you're not always sometimes. I just put my little Hudson news bag in the second. When even use it? People will come by one time the veteran came by, and they say he said No. No, sorry, asked the right I said I'm sorry. Sir Can sit there. Tell Him, I appreciate his service, but might to waters are going to be sitting here and very. Take it over the Union over you? So you expect it to be in the writer's room as much or were you kinda like just checking back in with David?.

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

05:36 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"Well. Hello, everyone, you have tuned in to a nother edition of the three questions with Andy Richter coincidentally I am him. and I am talking today with a very talented actress that you have seen in one thousand things. which I mean, that's a that's a saying. Something is characterised. Yes. Well, it means it means you're doing well. You know, but I'm talking to Anna. Camp whose work I have really really really enjoyed and I think because you and I have never met face to face I. Don't think we did CONAN. Head. A long long long way, sorry, sorry. It was very..

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"andy richter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan

In Bed with Nick and Megan

04:59 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan

"You do the broadest comedy to the craziest Shakespeare and everything in between. Yeah but it took that gesture. Yup and all of a sudden the whole business was like. Oh let's look at you for some comedies. I and then within a year parks and REC started. Yeah and I I had been on. Will and grace but and so people thought of me as being funny and I started thinking to myself as being funny or more funny than was maybe average funny and But it wasn't until the two one grace ended that I did a show. That was completely improvised. Shaw never done Improv. She's scared to do it or sketch. Comedy for that Nar and and I realize I was actually pretty good at it and ever since then every other show done outside of and grace They not only welcome improvisation but they almost expect it. Yeah and if you're not able to do it it's sort of a a problem. Yeah Yeah so That also changed me and it it. It changed the people that I was drawn to. And who are drawn to be and it's it are now. Our whole circle of friends is our entire circle of friends but they're primarily people who come from comedy. Yeah and WANNA life people. It's a very caring and sharing comparison any other branch of the entertainment people. Really you know. It's the people are supportive of other. They'll give you you give somebody a job in your show. They give you a job in their show. It's a lot less competitive and I love that. I do think I do think that there is somewhat of the qualitative difference between People that are in comedy that sort of sketch based Improv based or comedic acting and Silica standups like stand ups or kind of their own capsule. They mixed Kinda well together but they don't but they're not used to playing with others as their bread and butter so I do think that like I do. I HAVE. I have number stand up sitter dear friends and they are every bit as funny as any Improv Person. Every bit as kind warm. But there's also like an I mean it's a cliche about the standup that comes off stage and it's like onstage. It's a party but offstage it's a funeral you know and and that that. Kinda does exist and I think it's that's much less so in in the more collaborative comedy forms you know because they obviously it's like it's amazing that we make living at this. It's ridiculous that we make a living at this and it's that's not like why you didn't start doing it because you wanNA beyond snl or on a Sitcom started because Jesus crisis is fun You know I'm you know it's like somebody. That's good at playing basketball. You WanNa play basketball with people that can really shoot. You know we whatever your life situation you. I think it naturally occurs to you purely organically that Oh something. The general mood could be improved here. Yeah I have this funny feeling. You guys oops. I fell down everyone laughs. You're like oh I know. I know why I was sent here. Yes yes get out. The BANANA PEELS. Yeah. Yeah Well I think it's time satellite too. I know it seems town this very very extra super special episode of in bed with Nick and Megan the beloved number one world. Famous podcast starring. Mr Nick offerman featuring featured guest player Megan Mullaly Gas starring the one and only our dear friend a lovable funny smart and talented. Mr Andy Richter. Thank you for having me so much fun. You let me sweat up your bed. You're you're you're a little hot in here. We have to turn the air conditioning earlier in the day. It gets a little song muddy because we have to. Yes but later in the day beautiful so next time later in the day a bit. There's a lot of sweat and goes on in this room. My in my classic sign off peace to all the good people of the planet. It's too long my classic China. What about them?.

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"andy richter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan

In Bed with Nick and Megan

12:00 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan

"I want to show up and they're like who are you so I came on Conan was talking about my name and how Irish should as in you said it. He said Megan Mullaly. And we're making jokes off of that and you said Middle Name Potato I. Of course I've always never slugging great the settled. Megan p Pima Loullie beaver Potato all the Irish stuff I also to have a interesting relationship with Irish culture because a they don't get any more Irish than he does and there are. There are times like when I look at his face and it is like that face does not belong in this century faces. Yeah exactly in a bog with cupboard in tweed but also to in Chicago. Irish culture is like it's almost oppressive at a point and Did you did you come from Chicago? I grew up in a town called York Phil which is sixty miles west. And you're kind of Kankakee area right. Aren't you halfway between Manuka is just I know I remember Manuka. Yeah I lived in Chicago played. Football gets Manuka a few times to northwestern than I lived in Chicago for many years into theater. We all have that. Yeah Yeah on the occasion that we would play your villain sports as a much bigger school. Yeah so know. Imagine a team of Nick offerman verses a team of Andy Richter's which is normal sized people versus Herculean Bobbins. There were there was a town. There was a little tiny town called. Norway guess what? A lot of the people were Norwegian and and in fact that was because we were Swedish and we. Would you know what that we well? I mean we're a lots of everything but we chose to celebrate the Swedish stuff because it's a lot less problematic than celebrating the German part. She's look there's a few gangs in the German part mainly Swedish. Yeah we're mostly Swedish. Exactly like fucking trump. You know. He's straight up crowd and he's like I'm Swedish. You know but In Norway to is where we would go to get our Luda Fisk at Christmas time. Do you guys know ludicrous. No I know what it is festival. You're talking cod yet. Lie Cured Cod that you cook all day in a cream sauce out it. Oh it was the most vile shit but in my steph. Grandfather was Pir Swede and hated it but like it's like one of those punishment foods that people have to submit themselves to because of their cultural identity. You know But Norway tiny nothing town kicked everybody's asking and asking basketball because they were all like seven foot tall vikings and So yeah it would you could really. You could tell the difference. The size of the school would relate to the size of the people to did you play in Did you play football? I did yeah. I played baseball. Basketball and football. Football was my best sport. Yeah but it was I forget the classifications. But we were you know Two or three a York Ville was like five. Yeah and so a yard field was small relative. Yeah sure yet compared to the suburbs. I know I want you to champion. I went to Champaign Urbana for two years. Yeah maybe went. Eighty four to eighty six and I started there I knew I wanted to do something creative. But as I'm sure you know coming from Newport like when did you? When did you really believe that you could make a living as an actor coming from Manuka? A huge part of origin story is that the world said. You can't go in like you. Don't go into the arts. People don't do that same. Ihop took a girl friend to an audition at the University of Illinois. And I'm fortuitously medical theater students rose like hang on. What's this and they said? Yeah basically I found out you can get a degree in doing plays and you can go to Chicago and get paid to be in plays and this was such an epiphany and I was like I knew it. I knew you could go into the arts. Yeah Yeah Yeah and so I went plays in school. Sure Yeah But but I you know as a junior at the time in high school when you're supposed to pick your college and be picking your career path and just literally the entire world was like no you can't go into entertainment. That's yeah no one's ever done it. Yeah it's like saying you want to be an astronaut right. Yeah you know Yeah so that was. I came from that to that very same thing and I was even. I wanted to be an actor but I couldn't admit you know I. It seemed far as the midwestern phrase of Tooting Your own horn. It was to to self-aggrandizing so I thought well be a writer because I you know I I was always funny kid and I always had i. I'm good writer. You know just ansars. I'll do writing so high school guidance. Counselor you're where you're going to go to college. What are you gonNA study conversation and I say I want to be a writer because also journalism then now? I don't really journalism I said. More like you know like sorta creative writing race or maybe even for TV shows or movies and he went do journalism. I mean you can do with that stuff on the side and brave soul that I was. I went okay. All do journalism size started at you and I was going to go into their journalism school. Which is a program that they're college. Communication doesn't start until your junior year so I was just GonNa do Liberal Arts and sciences and that's what I did for the first two years and early on into my sophomore year. You Go and you meet a dean at the college. Communications is sort of talk about you know you have to maintain a good GPA. Which I had and sort of talk about what you're in for in the next year and kind of plays into classes and things and I told her what I was interested in. She said you know we're going to train you to be a reporter and I don't really want to be a reporter and and I said I said I really would rather sort of like right fictional things I said or maybe even you know documentary kind of things. I said that or essays but I don't want to be a reporter and she said Oh. We shouldn't be at this school and I was like. Oh should I be in the college of Fine Arts learning creative writer? English learning creative writings. Because normally you should be at U. OF I. She's like if you want to. If you want to write for television and movies you should go to film school and to that point. I'd never I was going to go to four years of College at University of Illinois. And it was like she hit me in the face with a bat. I was just stunned and I walked up less than a minute later. She's right so I went to. I couldn't afford either co so I went to Columbia College in Chicago and went to Film School Columbia College. Which at the time was way. Shittier than it is now. It's really come up. It's really something now. And they have a La Campus. You know they didn't have any kind of like La Chicago pipeline. Although they do they did have some. I think it started when people started to come out here and be successful then it sort of created this kind of pipeline back and forth and you know as you guys were talking not really knowing or being allowed to think that you could have a career in the arts I felt like I could have her in the arts but I was embarrassed to really be aggressive or you know not aggressive. But I still don't WanNa even say the word aggressive because it embarrasses me but I didn't I was When I took an acting class at the beginning of my freshman year dropped out of northwestern and he dropped out of it because I found it profoundly embarrassing. I didn't understand what a theater kid was. And I didn't know how to roll around on the floor and pretend I was something else but I'm wondering you know. Having established that we all had that affliction to one degree or another. If that is something that is is disappearing now because of the Internet and Youtube and everybody grows up on Camera. They're being filmed by their parents. And then once they're old enough to have a phone. They're filming themselves. I wonder if that's even a thing now does every is everybody just like no. I'm going to be a Big Star. So get out of my way even remember you talking about it many years ago one reality. Tv Hit and you suddenly with the Popular entertainment can suddenly go into your house. Passed you to your great aunt. Smoking on the porch and suddenly real humans were revealed in a way that when we were growing up the thing we were battling was like. Oh no no no. That's like that's unattainable but it's also beneath our value systems. Yeah Yeah you don't WanNa go to show Biz was synonymous with working at a strip club. I think hometown yeah and also I mean. I think there's a thing too. It's like it's full of gays and Jews when I flip from a small town like. Aren't there a bunch of queers. I was an altar male. Yes there are. Let them my my my priest at my church when I The Catholic church where I was an altar boy and I read the re the gospel readings so I was like the favored son of Archer. Yeah Yeah And I it came out that it was going to go to theater school and after mass the next Sunday took me aside and said you know I just WanNa make sure you're aware there's a lot of like casual sex and drugs in the world of of with the arts and my eyes lit up and I was like fantastic suspected as much. Yeah Yeah thank you for confirming Tony. Thanks for everything support for inbound with Nick and Magon is brought to you by Man. Scape the best man's below the belt grooming. Oh Man's caped. Have I got a job for you? And His name is sire. Offerman give anything. He's being strangely. Quiet were mysterious. I have not met the tools landscaped. 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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

14:33 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"Hi there this is Andy Richter and you are listening to the three questions my guest today Loren Bouchard the creator of Bob's early wins what do they call it squiggle vision squiggle vision yeah yeah it moved it was shaky Zeros Animated Shaky Cam we were we had to move something because we didn't know how to make people walk or we didn't we weren't interested in like a lot of action you know it was basically going to be talking heads had to move so there was this idea you know just keep the keep everything squiggling right right and and it worked you know more or less we did Put It on the big screen it was like a comedy central arrange to have shorts in front of movies for a hot second and we went to the premier like a general cinemas in Framingham Ma ask and those of us that sat in the front row were actually nauseous Oh really Esquivel Vision on the big screen much I could see that yeah well it's I think the thing with the shaky camera on on TV you know like on your CS is or whatever would be nauseating an in a big screen I think so this is this is a relatively new endeavor this podcast but the the the notion behind it I don't know did I explain it to you at all three questions he questions they are where do you come from where are you going now what have you learned down so nervous all them why they came in stomach ache why no no no no we'll see here but here's the thing you create some of the most tender television all in the world in history I mean you were you were one of the first people I wanted to have on here number one because you're one of my favorite people to talk to and because I've never did you talk places and for two to have like deb created this show that means so much to so many people I feel like you should be out there blabbing ha well you'll see you'll see why in a second all right yeah you're a real salesman yeah so luck buddy yeah it's look you've got to have when you start a podcast burnoff I think you're right you don't even this one what is doesn't even have to try you'll learn from this and then you'll apply Kelly Ripa of all people if I can aim here told told me and it's probably it's probably a common saying but her her mother told her kids are like pancakes always ruined the first one wow yeah it's not far from true no hey I mean you know and yeah podcasts even more hard cash so the first one where do you come from where I know you're a New Yorker Oh you're not Austin Boston New York that's where that's where I met you is in New York right yeah born in New York then mostly raised in the Boston area and actually started my professional career in the Boston area and then moved to New York had dinner with you right and had dinner with me where he met and what about your folks what did they do they were type of people where they I'm very much I the to answer the question where I come from I really am my parents kid it's interesting now is I get to be you know for it to look back and see how much my parents kid my mom From New York Jewish Brooklyn In her parents were immigrants she was a writer always knew she wanted to do that. I think she was very driven you know got education kind of got out of Brooklyn but then really down when she met my dad and you know her folks were not happy. He's from National Hampshire and french-canadian you know I'm not a Jew his people were Catholic and he was a real artist like Bohemian who was like data just before his whole life and he was just going to be an artist a painter and he came from big family yeah he and his brothers were you know real fuck ups and his and his family was a mess or not fuck ups but they were they were blue collar artists a part of the American story that doesn't get told that underrepresented yeah yeah because I know I I mean coming from Chicago I knew a lot of people like that a lot of people that just kind of like when you when you're blue car color artists somewhere you just doing it because you've got it do you know like if you're a sculptor you're you're also doing bodywork kind of thing you have no choice who are truly doing this because you have no choice and you don't really have prospects yes that's the other thing is not necessarily ever GonNa you know that going in it's an odd corn of it I think it's beautiful and I admired and I think it's informed me a lot one question because for me Oh I don't know that if I had stayed in Chicago like that I hadn't for whatever reason been in possession of something that got me the two dead allowed me to do this professionally for a long time for a blessedly longtime and and have a successful career I don't know that if that hadn't happened for me that I'd be still one of those people at age fifty two doing Improv in Chicago and I wondered the same thing with you if you this sort of working in show bizz in creating television shows hadn't worked out for you do you think you'd still be as much of an artist as you are today it's a great question I don't know the answer I joke a lot about how always ready to go back to bartending my shorthand for just kind of hey I can fall back on that album yeah fucking shit yeah yeah exactly and I it's possible yeah for me in Boston they might have been yeah the restaurant business maybe would have expanded to fill and I would've yeah maybe managed to place for a few it will also to cooking and food is a creative endeavor anyway it involves the same sort of like spacial relations and problem solving and linear kind of thinking and I you know like for me I mean one of my big things has always been like what I want to say and I don't I don't fucking know no idea what I want to say and I get as much and the notion that like if I was given the opportunity do whatever I wanted here you go show business do whatever you want whatever that would be I get as much satisfaction for making dinner right I mean like looking just the other day I had a whole afternoon I had a bunch of nervous energy for one reason or another and I just like all right I'm GonNa make a big fucking elaborate meal just that I agree and I I have two thoughts for that one is going back to my dad for a second I think about him a lot because he came from the intense the Bohemian Artists who were just finding it and just doing it it was almost that they had to be like wow I don't care if I ever if I ever have an audience I don't sure yeah I I have to do this in dialogue with myself and my demons and my hopes for the culture but it's not necessarily with an audience and in a way a the one thing and he and I talked about this a lot when i sort of stumbled backwards and flop down into show business and found that I loved it and realized I wanted to do this for the rest of my life I was intensely interested in what the audience wanted this goes to cooking it's like it's satisfying because in a way it's you it's the work and the third very important piece which is boom you put it in front of somebody s and you get back something really important you're either making them happier may be you know or they're freaking out for whatever reason yup you had you needed that third word and that's sometimes I differentiate is this kind of like pure thing that you do for yourself I took this picture of my shoes and I worked with Photoshop and I never showed any real is the way or I have volumes of poetry that will never show anyone that kind of yeah exactly and then for me I suspect for you and for people who Cook Food and bartenders there's also the great pleasure of putting it in front yes somebody else it is actually the the last when you need it and I think that's definitely true and there are there's degrees to putting in front of somebody in needing too much like you know like like meeting the person and not just say oh this is delicious soup but but like the shit their pants and go oh my God you know and there is just been around like that you know there's that level then there's also the level that I sometimes deal with is that I feel like I wish I had more of that notion of just doing it for myself off because I there's sometimes I feel like I don't know what what there is to do for myself you know like what I be what you know what I be telling stories soon if I won the lottery would I ever do anything other again than cook elaborate meals took all afternoon you know so that's not about you that's about me but I like it because I this again this is the to going back to where do you come from because I come from these artists my mother's writer my dad is visual artists they're both more capital artists and I am yeah but in a way I know that the writing and the visual arts sort of intersect with rated animation absolutely I mean you can draw the line see I was destined in a way or created in a lab to do this work and yet when I was growing up I knew what the creative and ever looked like my mother would go up to her little office to write a my dad would go to his studio to paint but I didn't know about this thing with the audience and so I I guess to me the answer is if you won the lottery I suspect this is true of you too but at least for me I would still do something that I wanted to out into the wall and I really wanted to land with somebody it doesn't have to be a big audience I I really liked doing Bob's for a big audience but I also they liked making shows on cable for small audience shore it really doesn't have to be big it just has to be deep yeah yeah it has to be that audience that gets some deeply sure yeah deep or or what it's like pleasure plus right it's like there's make somebody happy like I want to make people happy right maybe that's the third question in this experimental it doesn't matter if they don't have to go in order but I guess it's interesting because it's like you don't want it to be junk-food right can you make people happy sure but it's bad for limited nutritional value yes and so there is like there's the deep satisfaction of a piece of work that's been loved a carefully crafted like a meal and serve to somebody who likes it and gets nourishment from it nonsense passing right exactly and then we would do that I assume that's the thing we're driven to do and maybe the medium isn't as important that's I guess that's right yeah I guess that's right now when coming from that did you for in that environment I mean because that is very interesting to me that you you had that paradigm of what creative people going into creative spaces looked yeah did you sort of just then follow in that kind of naturally did that become like a natural flow for you and and what form did it take I yes I think I did I again none none of this clear at the time wasn't a narrative that we talked about you know as I was when I was a kid I don't remember them saying like there's a path in front of you it's the create the past of the creative never ever spoken about at least not that I remember but I do have this very clear memory of going into the garage and saying yeah I got this four track and I really wanted to have a space in the garage where it was my studio and it and now I have kids and I I see them doing that like can this be my desk yeah yeah okay that's your desk so I think there's like some of it is you're modeling this idea that you go replace whether it's even just the end of the kitchen table that's like your little kind of space where you create your grownup kids do that really can't just go and play or whatever but I think if I think when I was a kid where do I come from I do think I'm seeing my parents go into their little area and their job yet the way I understood it as a kid but I now see kind of they're calling their thing they could not do and I do it probably did have an effect on me yeah I think he gives you permission to keep that part of you that you do naturally as a kid that some people like leave behind as an adult data vault is you know it's fairly simple I can kind of now looking back tell it in you know more or less two sentences which is my mother died oh and my dad wasn't freaked out about the fact that.

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

01:32 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

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"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

The Three Questions with Andy Richter

16:29 min | 1 year ago

"andy richter" Discussed on The Three Questions with Andy Richter

"I've always been interested in learning that doesn't mean necessarily good at school right because I did not like homework either. I didn't like having to prove to the teacher that I heard what they said. Yeah but tension thing issues a little bit yeah you know especially then I was. I was the only child you know so. It was my grandma like I said we had two cats and I was. I was a little Weirdo at school especially. When I was younger when I was younger I was a bully even a really oh yeah because I was. I had a lot of displaced displaced anger. Yeah Yeah didn't know where to put it. So and kids treated me like I was weird already so I just kind of fell into it until I went too far in someone's a a dad called the cops on me and then I was like all right. I am literally done with this because because you know I think about I think about the people I bullied a lot to as as adult. I go like Oh man I was so I was a mean kid but I was confused and afraid and then at some point I went and you know this doesn't do anything. I'm just hurting. Someone's not seen like you too. I mean you know it just doesn't seem in character and of course you say displaced anger that ah that's the explanation right there. I would assume I WANNA feel. A powerful new claims yeah yeah I WANNA feel powerful and in control of way so having having an effect on another child was like made me feel like I was important. Ya where I was somebody which I think is the heart of all bullying. Somebody just wants to feel feel like they matter in some kind of way and I guess I want. The cops were called on me. I was like this is not. This is not the way uh-huh even as a even as a third grader. I'm like there's gotta be a better way. thank. God you had the realization at that age. Yes exactly just because I wasn't on bullied. If that's the irony I was never. I wasn't that physical kids yeah because I was not. I was a slight child. Yes wasn't intimidating. The seems like your brain is your muscle. Yes I was psychologically terrorize to yeah other kids with my existential dilemmas in in riddles that I would throw with them and then we moved. Thank the Lord Reinvent Myself. That's great when I when my mom remarried in between second and third grade her my stepfather adopted me and my brother so that because my mom wanted to have more kids she wanted all the kids to have the same last name and she also wanted the financial stability that my stepfather now call a. my stepfather although he was my legal guardian but how old were you when I was well it was I was eight. Okay you know yeah because it was between between between second third grade okay yeah yeah yeah and so. I was Andy Richter and then when I got adopted in between second and third grade going to new school I became Andy Swanson because that was my stepfather's last name and in such a transparent transparent in retrospect such a transparent attempt at like attempting some sort of control. I decided Andy Swanson didn't sound decorate and my full name Ms Paul Andrew Richter and my mother is always called me by my middle name. Her logic was named after my uncle Paul but I don't really like my uncle Paul so she called me. Andy rate so I've been. Andy betted something. I dislike and your name. I know I know so I've been Andy my whole life and it was very handy when I had problems with bill collectors because anytime anybody called asking for Paul I wasn't there he wasn't there. It was his roommate Glen. I just tomato roommate. Glen and I even got relationships with some of the bill collectors as Glenn. I gave him the message. I'm sorry trying to help you out but anyway I I decided Andy. Swanson didn't sound good so I became Paul Swanson then so for third and fourth grade I was Paul. Swanson Been Andy Richter and then like grandfather died. My grandmother couldn't maintain this big house the big family house that my great grandfather had built yes so my mom and my Stepdad move us all back in there by that time I had a a younger brother and sister who are twins moves back in. I go back to the same school for Fifth Grade and I'm a this is the new kid Paul Swanson and it's it's all these kids are like you're not Paul. You're Andy Fuck it all right andy. So when I became an I mean I was always andy at home but I mean and I'm fine with it but it was just an opportunity for -tunities timmy it just was like it was so much like there was so much change being thrown at me and I'm GonNa. Change my first name I mean I think those is a very jarring ages meal. It's it's very it's you know those kinds of changes on a little kid. Are I think are very formative. You know I think it's I think definitely you know and I think like like just you know the thing that you you know when you said that's my mom come to walk and that that's that's gotta got to be a heavy thing that has you know will now. It's no but I mean it's got. It's got to have it had an effect of some kind of dissociation with yes this primary relationship and then also this kind of idea of I guess I WANNA say like temporarily or yeah something where it's just kind of like we're always moving. You know we're always I'm always with somebody else or something like that. I mean you know when my mom and I moved to Vegas. You know like I said it was my myself my grandmother for a really long time then I had a stepfather Victor improbably seventh or eighth grade in my brain getting fuzzy but he came into the picture and then my little sisters were born when I was heading into high school. I was happy change for you. You got along with them okay. We never really got along now. We kind of like we tolerated each other to this day yeah so it's kind of like my little sisters are thirteen years younger than my brother. Minor nine nine wins nine years younger. Yes so that's like we're very different places in our lives. You know like I was going to college yet when they were starting to make full sentences and you have a full conversation. Oh you're a human being now changing diapers and now you're like here's what I think and I'm like. Oh Wow yeah but I was in the east coast by that point so it's those transitions are always kind of tricky. I guess you could say especially when we my grandmother moved out for a little bit and then Nj move back in so it was like the me. My grandmother got a bunk bed which was super cool. Really Popular Child Hope. You made her sleep. Keep on the topic. Get up there. No she claimed she was like mine. NERD futons the bottom of the futons kind of like it turned into a couch where we could watch TV. Nice we had TV in every room and cable because we didn't want to talk to each other and luckily I got to watch all these movies yeah I guess I was talking about the whole bullying thing I transitioned out of that and then became a kid that became bullied when I moved to the other neighborhood then I was like the weird slight nerdy awkward kid with the chip to that but then also by that time I was really into comedy yeah so I didn't think think that any bully was fly. When kids made fun of me I was like that's not really that like I was like. I was like a Youtube commenter kind of lame. That's not that's not really that her formative eh funny I mean did you use your your your humor as a as a defense intellect so many people deflect bullying absolutely absolutely yeah yes yes and it was like I could make people laugh. Yeah which means that was the way then had the power instead of terrorizing children. I could entertain them. You know make them laugh and that was positive so sort of like and then if I make them laugh then maybe I'll be well like maybe when somebody wants to beat me up somebody else will be like up. Believe him alone right right Larry. You know how that always works sure sure absolutely now because of all that constant chain. Yes I mean you. You've chosen a career. That is not exactly stable now. Do you think I mean. Do you think that that was because it's what you've grown used. I used to because you know I think I think that that kind of constant change. When you're young you can either you can go one way or the other with it and you obviously kind of. Maybe got used to it. You you know yeah I mean. That's a really it's a student observation. I think that's what I'm here for. Welcome back to the studio observations. Just GonNa keep naming in his pocket right. Yeah I mean and that's something I'm actually as an adult. You know especially as a person who is a has a career in trying to maintain it. that question you're talking about is at the heart of where everything. I need to change as far as I'm concerned really because I've been living in sort out of a I don't want to say a manic kind of way but it's always like this chaos in which I'm juggling things and I'm always trying to catch up to it and so the if you will the the stress of the survival that I had in middle school is still embedded. How in how I do things how how you work. It's how I work yeah so it's sort of like Mike. I'm trying to let those things because they don't serve me yeah anymore and they and they're in the way more than anything else where it's just sort of like. Do I need to it. Just fully hate myself for three months to get a new ten minutes. Is that really that useful so those things are like still will. I guess you could say they're Kinda. I'm still kind of morphing that more or trying to sculpt them. How much did becoming a dad effect like impact that I think a lot yeah. I I think a lot because the moment my son was born. Just the thought of it's just not all about me anymore. it was my sister-in-law said now you know who the real baby is. That's a great way of looking at where it's yeah. It's definitely like okay well. I'm officially a grownup yeah so it's like Jake. It's now my job to address a lot of things that you know. I'm still stuck on so that way. I don't just pass it to him. You know like I can hopefully I don't give him all my bad habits. You know in all my all the ideas especially about how I feel about myself that he you know he's he's already pretty confident as far as I could and I'm just like I just gotTa maintain that yeah because I was kind of an inside kid you know how hot it was in Vegas just kind of socially awkward I was more interested in TV and stuff like that and then that was also where I was like refilling the creative well to be able to take material title to school entertain everyone that could have believed in me with yeah yeah so it's Kinda like now I'm like Oh. There's still this stress of being judged or or being what's the word. I'm looking forward kicked out which show Biz does rejection. Yes show Biz makes you feel like there's one hundred hundred people behind you and if you don't do what we say we will just pick. Somebody else. Looks exactly like you and we'll do what we ask so ah that's stressful yeah. That's one of the craziest thing help you create one of the craziest things about show business and I mean because there's a lot I mean there's a tremendously industry fucked up psychology loest people in show business and one thing that I have always noticed is that so many people in show business are are so much more affected by susceptible to being hurt by ruled by rejection they are it's defines like their inability to have a rejection defined so many people so many talented professionals that I know and they go into the fucking doc in rejection business go into the business. That's just rejection after rejection after rejection and not only that the thing that's always struck me like the one that blows my mind. It is awards shows. You got a room full of rejection junkies who now who have now made it to be like joke. He likes to the top of the fucking mountain. They're all wildly successful beyond what they're probably. Their wildest dreams were yes. They still have have to get to a point where out of ten people nine of them feel like shit. nine of them get to be rejected again like it's like a tooth a tooth that they get to push on again. Yeah yeah so weird and so crazy that we just can't it's. It's probably a good thing because if people started if people in show business I started really loving themselves. Everything would suck well. You know I kind of I kind of think that a lot of us are drawn to this because of dealing with rejection or or wanting that validation you know that something happened to us some sort of way where we need validation and can't deal with rejection and then we get into a business that is built around all that stuff so it seems to me that the people who usually do the best are the people who realize these things cannot be is this now this is now untenable to be a rejection junkie and then it'd be in this business so it's almost like we choose a profession that feeds off also those bad feelings kind of it kind of like a monster that feeds.

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"andy richter" Discussed on Bunny Ears

Bunny Ears

14:19 min | 2 years ago

"andy richter" Discussed on Bunny Ears

"I did a movie called semi pro. I did a basketball movie Eddie where I played the manager of the team and we shot basketball for over three weeks in which I have to be courtside because I'm at the scores table. I'm actually like the score and was me Andy Daily and an and will Arnett. You're probably in every shot because your scores save a very very many of them and there were days where you'd have to come to work because like like a chef needs everything chopped. You gotta be ready to go in and case they decide. We're going to turn the camera over this way and we're going to see you so there were days where where I'd go in and I'm may be there for hours and it'd be like you know what we're not. GonNa see so and you've got to you've gotta just kind of go okay. Hey that's that's in the check. That's like that's built the same way the you know like whenever there's a big sale it's like it's not really a sale. It's built into the price of all the other all the other ends in you know so I totally understand depending on your temperament too. I got really pissed off. Yeah I got. I didn't leave it but it they kept on calling me in early and it's one of the things I'm sitting around. five or six hours in strangers close like in makeup watching a fuzzy television yeah fucking banger thing and it was I eventually started giving the second dirty looks yeah and then eventually they just said your calls at eight. AM Go my calls at noon Magadan. That's I know Michael's noon. That's like no matter how much I'd love to sit around your set. Yeah like six hours. You're not doing anything. It's like. I'm not being diva. I'm not your extra a little bit of left and right but it's also looking at the schedule to when you got miles on you you start to learn. Certainly my temporal minutes not Hollywood yeah. I mean I've learned. There are things that I've said no to that. I mean not a huge things not like anybody's Dick or anything but just like this fire just like but just like Oh you you're the second it'd be on fire. Fest Khanna Choices and things that they want like for acting wise and I'm like no. I'm not going to do it that way because that was shitty and bogus and the and I would never have done that earlier on but I you know there's been enough time that I'm like. I don't want to do that I want. I don't want me doing that to be on film somewhere. Yes because you always know when they say do it. This way and it's a way that you and I'm also like I trust myself. I'm not like some just Dick gets back like I am. I always have I always have the quality of the project project regardless of what it is in mind I guess and and I don't believe me. I've looked like a fucking idiot a million times also it makes the Prajit August yes if it fits if it fits the contraption that's I'm going to do it but if they want me to do something that's like that's demeaning or humiliating gating. I'm just for the sake of just like you know or like. I don't know if I've ever told this story in public but one of my I was on arrested development a number of times and terrible show. Don't watch awful awful irony on this show is friends of mine and Oh you know Jason Bateman Jason Bateman will okay thank me and I see him next. I do not not no Liza Minelli starring concert once but no I do not know I I knew 'cause others. I I know Carl weathers I shot with Carl weathers for days and days and I'll tell you what's funny is because Mitch Hurwitz and I knew there's a writer on the show Jim Valley and they they Jim and Mitch were sort of. I don't know if they were like the main ones but they where the guys I knew most and I and will our nets very good friend of mine. I used to go and Tony hails a good friend of Mine Lego Batman Lego Batman Voices. GMC trucks which that's still fucking kills me when I hear him on GNC trucks because I'm like that in of itself is a nice life in what I mean like just being the voice of GMC trucks is all you have to do to raise your family. You've made it had a nice place to live and he's been doing that for twenty years. I'm not envious but I I was on a show called quintuplets that I wasn't thrilled to be on and I mean it was. I was thrilled to have the job thing still on the air. Yeah Yeah it was I. I shouldn't say I wasn't thrilled to be on. I was glad to have the work but it wasn't. I didn't really have a lot of creative say in it and I didn't so I wasn't like crazy about the material it was and I mean it was. There were plenty of people that loved it. It just wasn't to my taste and I go over because they were shooting very three babies. No Oh you dummy when Toplitz it's five. Oh never mind triplets. I never ever saw the show never heard of that show taxi cab ah but so I wouldn't go over and hang out with those guys because I was like now. This is the kind of show that that is in my ballpark like my sensibility and seven I go hang out with them and I got to know Mitch and the problem with those guys loving you is that they write you windass something they will make. You look like an asshole. That's hard of them. Loving you is too so I played quintuplets because they knew that I was. I was like quintuplets and they were like okay. Hey how about you come over here and play quintuplets body high wind up what's over here so I went over there to play quintuplets but in like in one of the episodes the reason I bring that up one of the episodes there was a scene where I was playing me not going to the school where Michael Sarah went and my brother which was me was the director of the school and I wanna see my brother or something something and I see Bateman and Bateman asks me to be at a choper charity thing and I'm Mike and I say like okay. I was like how much money is in it and he's like none. It's a charity thing. I'm like all right well. There's zero dinner and he's a guest all right. I'll ago and then I say you know. If you see my brother. Tell him in the cafeteria and I did the lines like that. I'm such a fucking loser that I'll show up for a hot meal area yeah because the whole point of me being me was that I was a show Biz loser that my career was in the fucking toilet and why they pick you then I I know I mean Wiley. Pick me the the guy that's constantly confused with Brad Pitt. Tom Hanks Yeah. Tom Brad Pitt thanks thanks but so and you just got to put up with it and this way when you say Carl weathers the bit with Carl weathers and I we worked with him on Thursdays. Taes the thing with him is that everyone went is that Cuba gooding junior and then they go now now. It's car weather's. He's GonNa never mind. They're all everyone's disappointed that he's not. Cuba gooding junior and I said to him like how are you with that. Because it goes there's bit attribute of it and he's like he's got to laugh. Also prints was going to say one. It's funny and to also. He's also seemed like he was doing anything else. See now I will also look honestly. It's what a whole generation of people remember. Call weather's yeah yeah yeah. This is like Oh to go to craft service. You get some get some carrots Harris. Get some celery. Take that ribohn yourself to eat. Well all yes yeah. We're GONNA one day she yeah and then that's it memorable. Has You have a requires a good sense of humor about your yes require sensibility to go. It'll be on that June and especially when you're playing your fucking south version or so he was playing call. No I was Wayne me two or you're playing Andy Richter Andy Richter and his four brothers. Gosh you're right. I watched that show so yeah. Actually we watch the new seasons right. Watch them all my Mitch hire me say in the senior saying Oh is there a meal okay. I'll show up and tell my brother in the cafeteria and they kept coming up to me the director first and then the rector. I give me notes like you've got to really hit the meal. Okay I thought I was hitting it just fine and in the and also to like when you're going to the cafeteria hit that to them that well. It's kind of like okay you know. Is it going to be a meal L. OR IS GONNA IS GONNA be a meal hit it this this I finally was like I finally because I director explained it to me and I said Oh you mean like fatty loves to eat. Is that is out angle. You're going for fatty fatty fatty so crazy about eating. That fatty can't like if there's food fatty will do anything to get there and that if he's going to wait for his brother he's going to go to where the food is because he's fatty exempt. What you're looking looking for in the director went well. I mean yeah and I said no again. I said I'm not gonna read it like it's more kind of like. I'll do anything for a hot meal meal yeah yeah. I'm sorry not GonNa like just wasn't GonNa do that because a I mean it's humiliating because fucking funny exactly you can humiliate yourself if it's fucking funny but if it's just for the sake no looking DOC gooden like okay I'll be. I'll be a failure for you but I'm not going to be like a food obsessed. Fatso yeah so and like like the onset writer came over and was like trying to explain it and I was just like yeah yeah I get the first three times yeah I mean the and but no I'm not GonNa do that and and that was just but I don't think that well well. The director himself said he goes. I've never had an actor Tommy. I know and I was like well yeah. Sorry just I mean truly I will do. I've done really really profoundly. Humiliating gross like fake nudity kind of thing she hung around said in a dance belt which if you don't know what that is. It's basically strap strap. goes up your ass. It goes straight up your ass and it looks. It's flesh tone. Yes so you Kendall. You look like it can. I did party monster so yes. There was also used to be dancer so I'm very good with the award. I'm great with the dance. Billy wore them in situations where it was like where it was like. Fake pixellated new me which is which is like. It's it's delving into prop humor humor like my body being the prop but you know I would. I'll do that event calls for works. I mean there was a time because we used to do as a bit on the CONAN shown. Actually there's kind of like a a bit that is it is well remembered of Conan and I we're in robes after the gym and he says like Hey. There's a new steam room at NBC. It's like a prank or something and he shoves me onto the today show set where Matt Lauer's bedding down you know yeah yeah but I have pixellated out yeah yeah. No No. It's me no. It's a good bit and it's like okay. That's a good bit but after we did that did a couple of times when riders needed an ending to bits it would be like and and it had to be like none that's a that is a that's like the Alpha Omega bomb beneath the planet of the save that for the they can't just fire in that thing off all the time it loses its power exactly okay. I guess we're GONNA. Take another break right now. Because that's what we do do on the show sorry about to sell shit yeah time not shit excellent product line to make the fucking donuts old. WE'RE BACK SO MR richer you pick up your children soon yes. I'm my child or my daughter. My son is my son is at college right now. He's going to AH Parsons School of Design New York City. Is he going to do a project runway. When no you sure. Are you sure I don't he's not not like a clothing designer. He's a painter and he's there for product design. All it's okay yeah. He actually a graphic designer something something right. That's how you make money. Graphic design your pain on the side well. I also can see him because he he likes clothes and he's into fashion and especially being in. La Kid he's like he's you know he's had friends with much richer parents that'll be like do you want this eight hundred dollar cashmere sweater..

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"andy richter" Discussed on Comedy Bang Bang

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