Paul Scheer is an actor, writer, producer and director who has established himself as one of today’s go-to comic actors in film and television. You can currently see him on the sixth season of Veep. He also appears in the hit ABC comedy Fresh Off the Boat and was on the FX hit The League. He also co-hosts one of iTunes’s most popular comedy podcasts, How Did This Get Made?.
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, comedian and actor Paul Scheer talks with his friend and former collaborator Ken Marino, whose directorial debut, the very funny How To Be a Latin Lover, is currently in theaters. In a fascinating and often hilarious conversation, the two discuss Marino’s work on his new film with Mexican comedy star Eugenio Derbez and Salma Hayek; their roots in sketch comedy (Marino found fame with The State and Scheer with Human Giant); doing diverse work as writers, directors and actors; professional competitiveness; their comic histories; Pixar bloopers; Ken’s love of dance, and much more. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at talkhouse.com/film. Subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop about future Talkhouse Podcasts.
The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. the Giant Red Phase of the Sun” – Iced Ink
Episode recorded at Bedrock Studios in Los Angeles and mixed by Mark Yoshizumi; the Talkhouse podcast producer is Elia Einhorn.