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


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.


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.


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.


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.



Speakeasy with Michelle Rodriguez

posted by Oscar July 1, 2013

Michelle Rodriguez Speakeasy

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

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Recap: Just For Laughs Chicago at Stage 773 (6/13)

posted by Oscar June 14, 2013

Just For Laughs Chicago_ jflLast night we went out to Stage 773 again to check out some more hilarious shows and it turned out to be a great night of comedy once more. On our list of acts to see were standup and podcaster (The Champs) Moshe Kasher, Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net, and The Combo curated by Team Coco and not one of those disappointed. Continue Reading