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Video: Randall Park Discusses ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ on ‘Speakeasy’

posted by Oscar March 8, 2015

It’s been a while since we last posted another Speakeasy video but when I noticed their latest guest was Randall Park, I couldn’t pass up posting it. Randall Park stars in my favorite new show Fresh Off the Boat and in this interview we get to see him talk more and more about his experience with being on the show, his early days on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out while working at Starbucks, and his portrayal of Kim Jong-Un on the infamous Seth Rogen and Dave Franco flick The Interview.

Check it out above.

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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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