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Speakeasy with Jonathan Banks (Mike on Breaking Bad)

posted by Oscar September 18, 2013

One of the best characters to come out on the now-legendary show Breaking Bad, is without a doubt Jonathan Banks’ portrayal of Mike Ehrmantraut. The latest edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy series sees Paul F. Tompkins talking with Banks aboutĀ the latter’s early influences, his first big break and his character on Breaking Bad.

See the full interview above and hit the jump to see Banks read some fairy tales as Mike Ehrmantraut. Needless to say, he’s a badass dude just as himself. Continue Reading

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Speakeasy with Bob Odenkirk

posted by Oscar June 10, 2013

The latest edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy series saw Paul F. Tompkins interview unsung hero and modern comedy genius, Bob Odenkirk. PFT and Odenkirk talked about Mr. Show (a possible reunion!), his new book of screenplays (Hollywood Said No!), his characterization of Saul Goodman on the hit show Breaking Bad and some new projects.

See Bob reinterpret Ian, the role fellow Mr. Show co-creat0r David Cross played in Alvin and the Chipmunks below. Continue Reading

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The Simpsons Breaking Bad Couch Gag

posted by Oscar April 12, 2013

The “couch gag” has been a staple of the animated show, The Simpsons. The new episode of The Simpsons will feature a special couch gag, spoofing the hit show Breaking Bad and its special blue crystal meth. In the SimpsonsĀ version, instead of getting Springfield all methed up, Marge is cooking up some mean batches of special blue cupcakes while “Crystal Blue Persuasion” by Tommy James and the Shondells.

(Rolling Stone)