The problems: topical storms; Wears-a-Hat guy (and the uniforms of his ruthless punishers); our touchy tattooed friends; an elegant Kanji solution; John’s numerous hauntings, visions, and visitations; Angelina Jolie’s insane bubble of insanity; the ubiquity of permanent sexface; why we’re not actually that fancy; the fakeness of fake benefits; the byzantine chili-canning fan and the art of earnest butchery; and why That’s Not Funny. It’s not. It’s not funny.
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Latest Episodewith Amy SedarisTwo legends this week: first up, Amy Sedaris. Amy’s made a career playing characters - and we say this with absolutely zero shade intended - people who are kind of grotesque and weird. The weirder and grosser the better - take Jerri Blank on Strangers with Candy or Mimi Kanasis on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, too. But on her new show, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Amy pretty much plays herself. She talks with Jesse about how that’s a transition out of her normal comfort zone. Also discussed: rabbits, monkfish, and girl scout badges!
Then, the great Paul Reiser the legendary standup and actor. He’s also the creator of a brand new TV series, it’s called There’s Johnny and it’s premiering this week on Hulu. It takes place in the early 70s, behind the scene of the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Reiser knew Carson about as well as anybody could and dishes on what it was like appearing on his show almost a dozen times. Show notes