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Video: Speakeasy with Rob Riggle

posted by Oscar October 27, 2014

Many of us may recognize Rob Riggle from his hilarious appearances in comedies like The Hangover & 21 Jump Street but his story is plenty entertaining all on its own so his appearance on Made Man’s Speakeasy series gives us all a chance to look back at the awesome road that led him to the big screen. In support of his part on Dumb and Dumber To, former The Daily Show correspondent sits with Paul F. Tompkins to talk about his time in the Marines, getting into stand up, having a life changing experience with the Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB) and more.

See that interview above.

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Video: Speakeasy with Ed Helms

posted by Oscar October 7, 2014

PFT hosts Ed Helms on the latest episode of Made Man’s Speakeasy series. The star of The Office and The Hangover franchise, Helms drinks his cocktail and talks about his time on The Daily Show with Steve Carell and how they both had to learn to be ‘Funny Dicks” and discusses how The Hangover‘s success was like getting strapped to a rocket ship that changed his life permanently.

See the clip above.

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Video: Speakeasy with John Mulaney

posted by Oscar September 29, 2014

This week’s episode of Made Man’s Speakeasy series hosted by Paul F. Tompkins, comedian John Mulaney stops by for cocktails and talking about his early love of Desi Arnaz, being an old soul, getting into stand-up comedy, the perks of getting married, struggles with TSA, and auditioning for commercials.

Check it out above.

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Video: Speakeasy with Michael Sheen

posted by Oscar September 22, 2014

Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex; Midnight In Paris) is the latest guest to hit the bar and have a sit-down with Paul F. Tompkins for Made Man’s Speakeasy series. Sheen tells PFT about meeting the Queen, his love/hate relationship with musical theatre, being on Masters of Sex, and working on The Passion.

Check it out above.

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Speakeasy with David Cross

posted by Oscar May 12, 2014

The latest edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy series features one of the best comedians of his generation, David Cross. Cross sits with Paul F. Tompkins and opens up on how there’s so many reasons to dislike Los Angeles, directing a feature film (Hits), Mr. Show, and skewering America. Coming in at 20 minutes+, this is one of the longer videos from the series but there’s so much great stuff in this that you’ll enjoy every minute of it.

See it above.

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Video: Speakeasy with Key & Peele

posted by Oscar December 9, 2013

The latest edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy series features one of the best comedy duos on TV right now, Key & Peele. PFT talked to them about how they met, handling controversy, and pushing forward in future seasons.

Check out the interview above. See them attempt 34 impressions in less than a minute and play a game of “racist or really need to tell you something” after the jump. Continue Reading

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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 about 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 Bill Hader

posted by Oscar August 26, 2013

New SNL alum Bill Hader sits down with Paul F. Tompkins in the latest episode of Made Man’s Speakeasy. Hader opens up about his father trying out standup comedy, writing on South Park, Fred Armisen’s mission to get Bill to break character during live shows, and how Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally helped get his career going.

See the interview above.

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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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Speakeasy With Jake Johnson (Nick on ‘New Girl’)

posted by Oscar April 22, 2013

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New Girl has been a success thanks to Zooey Deschanel’s “Jess” character, Max Greenfield’s “Schmitty,” and of course Jake Johnson’s “Nick Miller.” For the new edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy series, Paul F. Tompkins sits down with Jake Johnson, in which our fellow Chicagoan opens up about his new movie Drinking Buddies, auditioning for New Girl, and having fun on the job.

Much like Alison Brie did in the last video of the series, Jake also took on the task of imitating popular internet memes. He did Grumpy Cat, Strutting Leo, and Trollface. Check that one out below. Continue Reading

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Speakeasy with Alison Brie

posted by Oscar April 15, 2013

Remember how I said earlier that we love Alison Brie? Well here’s more reasons to continue doing so… The Mad Men and Community star sat down with Paul F. Tompkins to talk about playing those two very different characters in each of the shows, whether she relates Trudy or Annie the most, how she was still pretty cool in h.s. despite playing Dungeons and Dragons, being a fan of watching her own work, and her short run at acting in Soap Operas. See the full interview above.

Below you’ll find more examples to why Alison Brie is just plain awesome. Continue Reading

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Speakeasy with Rob Delaney

posted by Oscar April 8, 2013

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The latest edition of Speakeasy shows host Paul F. Tompkins sit with comedian Rob Delaney. Within the interview, the comedians discuss Delaney’s Twitter presence, his knack for memorizing Cosby’s standup bits, the car accident that changed his life, and the curious case of how he caught Hepatitis A.

The full interview is shown above, hit the jump to see them play “Internet Games.” Continue Reading