Henry Zebrowski was so happy to be calling a station in Chicago, fatherland of “his people.” It was a very funny chat about getting the part of the best friend/wacky neighbor, comedic timing, the pitfalls of producing a pilot, and alliteration.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Melissa Fumero plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox’s Golden Globe award-winning series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. SPOILER ALERT! She gave some vague hints and thinly disguised innuendo on what may or may not happen on the season premiere. SPOILER ALERT!Follow @bigwakeupcall
Either we woke Reggie up, or he’s so brilliant he did the whole interview in character as a guy who just woke up.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Comedy veteran Bianca Kajlich plays Leslie Burton on NBC’s hit summer series “Undateable.” She dished the dirt on what makes a successful ensemble comedy.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Todd Glass was promoting his new book, THE TODD GLASS SITUATION: A Bunch of Lies About My Personal Life and a Bunch of True Stories About My 30-Year Career in Stand-Up Comedy. He mentioned during the course of our conversation that this was the best interview he’d done all day. Was I that good, or was every previous interview with a pair of wacky morning zoo guys? You decide!
Tom Green has a new show on AXS TV (Mark Cuban’s network), Tom Green Live. If you’re only familiar with Tom through the old MTV show or his stand-up, you might be surprised to discover he’s a skilled interviewer and really gets his guest to open up. We talked about the show, cell phones at comedy shows, and the future of ensemble comedy.