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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 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 Robert Kirkman

posted by Oscar October 15, 2013

The latest edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy with Paul F. Tompkins features The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman. In the interview, Kirkman talks about Marvel Zombies, the 10th anniversary of The Walking Dead comics, his struggle to survive while creating his project. See the full interview above.

During a segment called “Zombify This,” Robert imagines how a zombie apocalypse would be incorporated into non-zombie shows including: Sesame Street, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Mad Men. See that below. 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 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

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Video: Speakeasy with Tony Hale (Buster on ‘Arrested Development’)

posted by Oscar June 4, 2013

In the latest edition of Made Man’s Speakeasy series, Paul F. Tompkins sat with Tony Hale, better known for portraying Buster Bluth on Arrested Development. Hale goes into his times on the set, the character of Buster, and his thoughts on the new season on Netflix.

See Tony Hale play an extra creepy improv game about mothers as Buster Bluth in the video below. 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

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Video: Speakeasy with Russell Peters

posted by Oscar March 19, 2013

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On the latest installment of Speakeasy with Paul F. Tompkins, Russell Peters talks with PFT about hanging with the King of Jordan, how boxing compares to stand-up, and his experience on Source Code.

See Paul F. Tompkins play some drinking games with Russell Peters after the jump. Continue Reading