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Video: Speakeasy with Sarah Silverman

posted by Oscar November 10, 2014

Sarah Silverman is the latest artist to guest on the Made Man series Speakeasy series hosted by Paul F. Tompkins. The hilarious comedian talks to PFT about what it was like winning an Emmy, her obsession with babies, working for the Obama campaign, and her early days in comedy. You can see that full interview above.

Silverman also played a game with Tompkins called “Baked or Faked,” to see how well she knows strains of weed. Check that out below. At least according to this, there’s a lot of weed out there and she knows of ’em! Continue Reading

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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 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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Video: Speakeasy with RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad’s “Walter Jr.”)

posted by Oscar August 19, 2014

RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad) sits down with Paul F. Tompkins to talk about about getting started in acting, moving to Los Angeles, working with non-profits, the success of Breaking Bad, trying to get his hand into music, and his upcoming role in Who’s Driving Doug.

You can also see RJ play “Breaking Breakfast” with PFT below. Continue Reading

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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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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 Ben Schwartz (Jean-Ralphio on ‘Parks and Rec’)

posted by Oscar July 8, 2013

The new edition of the Speakeasy series, Paul F. Tompkins sits down with hilarious actor, Ben Schwartz. PFT talks to the Parks and Recreation & House of Lies star about his tough early days interning and then as a page for Late Show with David Letterman, how pitching jokes helped the rise of his blog (RejectedJokes.com), and how intimidated he was to work with Don Cheadle after seeing his Oscar-nomination performance on Hotel Rwanda.

See the interview above.

 

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Speakeasy with Michelle Rodriguez

posted by Oscar July 1, 2013

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The latest edition of Speakeasy, hosted by Paul F. Tompkins, features the toughest lady you’ll ever have a crush on, Michelle Rodriguez. The Fast & Furious and Turbo star talked to PFT about her years as a class clown tomboy in Jersey, rewriting many of her scripts to create a strong, respectable character and the importance of being an independent Hispanic woman in the entertainment industry. Michelle dishes on the famous cast of her upcoming movie, Machete Kills, including Charlie Sheen – and the “convenient timing” for Charlie to change his name to Estevez. Continue Reading