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    Inside the Universe of Adult Swim’s Childrens HospitalBaboons, vape pens, and a sepia-toned Jon Hamm.
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    Werner Herzog on His Unique Career, Clowns, and Getting Punk’d by Mel BrooksA super-long, in-depth discussion with the German director.
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    Jon Lovitz on His New ABC Show, SNL, and LorneThe Saturday Night Live alum is on ABC’s Sing Your Face Off.
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    Carrie Brownstein on Comedy Versus Music“I’m less interested in music that is novelty or jokey or ironic.”
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    Fred Armisen on Writing Sponsors Into PortlandiaSeason four premieres tonight.
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    Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant on 11 Classic Reno 911! ScenesThomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant select their favorite improved bits from the cult Comedy Central show.
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    David Wain on 9 Great Childrens Hospital Scenes From Season 5We asked him for five and he gave us four extra. How generous!
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    Afterlife With Archie Creator on Zombie Jughead“The fun of it is seeing characters that people have known for 70-plus years turn into zombies.”
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    Nick Offerman on Break Dancing, Newcleus, and How He Got So Fresh“This is not Nick you see before you. This is Tick-Tock.”
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    Rob Corddry on Rewrites, Tattoos, Time TravelAlso, he got ordained to officiate Bell’s wedding.
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    10 Die Hard Tidbits We Learned From Its Biggest Scene-StealersTopics discussed: Road House, Demi Moore, Alan Rickman’s accent, Twinkies, “The quarterback is toast!” and more.
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    Read Two Poems Jack Handey Wrote for His Pet Rat“Squeaky was the sole survivor of an owl massacre.”
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    John Oliver on Hosting The Daily Show“I definitely need to have a little less Cowell in the host’s chair … I need to turn down the innate singing-show judge in me.”
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    David Cross on His New Apocalyptic Brunch Movie, It’s a DisasterAnd a tiny bit about Arrested Development.
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    Mel Brooks on His New Box Set and the 1 Million Great Stories That Come With ItFiguratively speaking.
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    Monty Python’s Terry Jones on Graham Chapman’s BiopicIt’s animated, voiced by former Pythons, and features a penis rollercoaster.
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    Penny Marshall Explains Her Tense ET Appearance“I just went berserk. (A) I was tired. (B) It was a child that was interviewing me.”
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    Russell Brand on Why People Love Cat Videos“Cats seem to think they’re better than us, but when you see them try to get into increasingly small boxes, you think, Hmm, we’re better than you.”
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    Lake Bell on Directing Childrens Hospital“I came from f*ckin’ drama school conservatory training in London. I was doing dramas and sh*t like that.”
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    Lizz Winstead Debuts Her Book Trailer“I just wanted to have an uninterrupted time in my life where I could say something and nobody would change the subject.”
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    The Vulture Transcript: Terry Gilliam Gets Real About the Making of Monty Python and the Holy GrailAnd shares his thoughts on movies and comics these days.
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    Rachael Harris on Her Timely Drama Natural Selection, Evangelicals, and Sex Shame“I come from the place of thinking, ‘Whatever works for people’ and if you haven’t been exposed to anything else, you really don’t know better.”
  23. Veteran Oscar Writer Buz Kohan on Infighting, Coddled Hosts, and Stiff PresentersHe’s done twenty Oscars since 1976, so we talked to him about how the jokes really get made.
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    Ben Schwartz on Parks and Rec, House of Lies, and Cute Animals on the Internet“Anytime you want to be happy, you can click on a video of a puppy farting in another puppy’s face.”
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    Jon Heder on Napoleon Dynamite, Avoiding Raunchy Roles, and Fellow Mormon Mitt Romney“Obviously there’s the Mormon connection and yeah, good for him.”
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    Dane Cook on His Serious New Movie, Sandra Bullock’s Influence, and Making Up With Louis C.K.“I was never angry. I kind of understood that a lot of people were very frustrated at my success.”
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    Wayne Knight on His New Sitcom The Exes, Being a ‘Tertiary’ Celebrity, and His Defense of the Laugh Track“I have a laugh track at home in my bathroom, which I use frequently … I like to punch up moments in my life that I feel are just a little thin, you know?”
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    Kristen Schaal on Her Grotesque Mini-series, Capitalism, and Picking Men Up ‘By the Throat’She can do it “with one arm.”
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    Patton Oswalt on His Methlike Mini-Series, Reteaming With Diablo Cody for Young Adult, and Improv Overload“I think right now there is an undeserved sort of fashion and fad for improv … sometimes the script is awesome, and you will look really good if you read the f-cking script.”
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    Kevin Clash on His Documentary Being Elmo: a Puppeteer’s Journey“When people watch this doc, it’s not just seeing a puppeteer enjoying and loving what he’s doing, it’s all of this nostalgia for growing up.”
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    Hank Azaria on Crying After Sex, Going Topless, and Playing a Simpsons Character on His New Show, Free Agents“All I know is that very often, Hollywood has asked me to be some version of the naked foreigner. Naked and accented seems to be the image they expect me to assume.”
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    The Vulture Transcript: Joe Piscopo Dissects His Career, From SNL to the Buff Era and BeyondA candid chat with a comic who has been laughed with and laughed at — and is surprisingly upbeat about it all.
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    Joan Rivers on Her Louie Appearance, Casey Anthony, and Why a Hitler Joke Is Funny in ContextAnd she thinks Louis CK needs a “fashion makeover, but that will come later.”
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    Louis C.K. on the Importance of Acting Like an Asshole“Likable just thins you out.”
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    Dapper Comic Paul F. Tompkins Keeps His Wardrobe ‘Just This Side of Cedric the Entertainer’He dresses the way show-biz folks should, damn it!
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    Comic Andy Kindler: Why Leno Jokes Never Get OldThe comedian explains himself and tells why making fun of Leno never gets old.