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Ask Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito Something on Reddit

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13:  Giancarlo Esposito attends an after party for the Broadway opening night of "The Mountaintop" at Espace on October 13, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Giancarlo Esposito, best known as elegant megabadass Gus Fring on Breaking Bad, is doing an AMA — that's "ask me anything," for the uninitiated — on Reddit right this very moment. So far, he's talked about admiring Edward James Olmos's performance on Miami Vice and has admitted to snagging a Pollos Hermanos mug and a pencil eraser from the set of BB, which just goes to prove that actors always play characters close to themselves. If you're a set-design/prop-master aficionado, Esposito says the actual chicken served at Los Pollos Hermanos is from a place called Twisters, and the photos in Gus's house are actually of Esposito's real family.

Louis C.K. did an AMA a few weeks ago, which means FX and AMC are now covered; someone from an HBO show will do the next one, and theirs will inevitably be fancier, but not necessarily better or more popular.

Photo: Andy Kropa/2011 Getty Images