Greg Proops sits down for a podcast about the Dr. Drew lawsuit, pampered pets, and Villaraigosa’s dating life. Teresa Strasser also comes by to make an important announcement, and go through the Parents of the Week.
Donald Glover is an actor, writer and comedian. He left a writing job on NBC’s 30 Rock to take an acting gig on Community. His sketch comedy group, Derrick Comedy, just released their first feature film, Mystery Team. He also performs standup comedy - his first Comedy Central special premiers in March.
The comedian reflects on his award-winning TV series, his relationship with other comedians and his USO appearances.
This interview was originally broadcast on December 13, 2011. The third season of Louis C.K.’s show Louie starts Thursday, June 28 on the FX network. Season 2 just came out on DVD.
Colin Marshall talks to cultural journalist Saul Austerlitz, author of Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video from the Beatles to the White Stripes and, most recently, Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy, which examines the careers of beloved U.S. comedy icons like Woody Allen and the Marx Brothers as well as more cultishly comedic figures like Albert Brooks as well as filmmakers not normally associated directly with comedy, like Robert Altman and the Coen brothers.