Sasheer Zamata is an actor and comedian living in New York City. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live between 2014 and 2017 and currently serves as a celebrity ambassador for women’s rights for the ACLU. She is currently the host of the Spotify original podcast The United States of Music.
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, comedian and actor Sasheer Zamata is in conversation with her former Saturday Night Live castmate Noël Wells, whose debut feature as writer-director and star, Mr. Roosevelt, is out now in select theaters. Zamata and Wells, who shared a dressing room at SNL, talk about a diverse range of subjects, taking in everything from political activism to internet addiction and social media use, from Zamata’s stint on The Talk and Brad Pitt’s photography and sculpture work to their experiences returning to 30 Rock and Wells’ fledgling music career. 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 engineered by Mike Tierney and edited by Mark Yoshizumi. The Talkhouse podcast producer is Elia Einhorn.