Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, Mike and Molly, Spy, Identity Thief) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer. Melissa chats with her old pal, the armchair expert, about how she found the Groundlings, tanking her Bridesmaids audition and her hatred of e-mail. Dax commends Melissa for continuing to work with old friends and Melissa talks about her love of renovating homes. The two discuss the dream of Saturday Night Live, the unifying experience of seeing comedies in a theatre and they reminisce on an old comedy show they did together in which one audience member (in a 400 seat theatre) came to see it.
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Welcome. Welcome, welcome, arm, chair expert, I'm dancer joined by Manic appeared man. I dance but I do grey today. We have a huge star, big guy off old friend of mine, Melissa, Mccarthy. I don't even need to tell you what she's from, but I will any ways you know. Of course, from Gilmore Girls MIKE Molly, bridesmaids identity of spy goes well over the party. Can you ever forgive me the kitchen? She is one too prime time Emily's she's been nominated for two academy awards. Googled gloves, you know she's, just a bad mother. Effort she really guys dissimilar, she's, also the most lovely person as you will learn choose a later my group sees alpha. That's how I knew so please enjoy Miss Malleson Mccarthy,
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and I, like you, alot, I like you a lot, but sometimes I think she's so good that it might in the end, are we gonna find out? She super shady, because it just seems too good. I couldn't agree more that bitch has secrets, because you know I've never shocked when it's the guy, like you know like bill, cause be where am I of course, I was gonna tell me with agreements. Where do we stand up and shaming LISA Monet, renewing nudity? Yes, that makes sense, and this letters I never where does rudders they're gonna be trusted by ok, so Kristen stocks, the house with very response the ball cleaning in Grady. I know I Flynn. You ever think, if I say pines are feeling since gonna kind of text mean be like you know, there's these are my eye. I use vinegar too, but today I hidden hard and, like you know what I want everybody all day to be like catch. You really clean that bad. Exact. So I wanted a little proof. Yours, I couldn't agree more citizen. I have this silly thing that happened where I had cut myself like in the afternoon, and then I had.
Is toilet paper to get rid of the blood, and then I I purposely put the toilet paper like on top of the trash cans, so that when she got home she be like Oh, my goodness, what happened to you, but then someone through, miles out in there and then I found myself rearranging the parliament. So the blood would be entitled to. So I could get attention so great, an he's walkin limping or like holding your wrist. Like all this just fine of court. I tried to play off like yeah, like I can't she found that I was trying to write. A memo came clean. I guess each Oliver see that's why you're? That's? Why you're level Give me the weirdness plus the honesty is like a wonderful combat yes, scumbag and then apologetic about areas really bad is christian and I'm u and we're all doing fine, but Benda, much much better human, a better person, then I will ever be and most people that no us as you do or like yeah, that's that's pretty accurate, the animal.
You brought it up cuz. I think that, and I was like you know, I don't know if I bring that up, she'll feed, you know it'll be met with open arms, I would say that is a really good eye. Yeah, where each other, where each other. Why, in what ways he better than you, I like him to prove it he's super patient, and I am always like had called had called me. Anything like that register. So we thought how those global, let's figure out a way to help them, but I've gotta take seven lapse around the house. Going what's gonna go, with somebody has to do something and meanwhile, by the time I'm done ranting he's. So I call and is it can really so I did that. My all I've been doing is outside swearing and, like you Does it and does it better and, unlike oh great egos, great intentions process is not always wonderful, efficient, ok, but They are in our defence, so I know bends dad he's the sweetest com is most p.
shit man, my mom, is a tornado of productivity and excitement. You know so I feel like I inherited it honestly are your parents. Is Rule in com is bends, dad they're, both really sweet and funny, but my mom's, much more quiet and just kind of like hey you wanna, go count pennies today, ah ha ok, pennies anything. You say she's, just like oh yeah, you're clean the bathroom. She was just here she left yesterday, my mom and dad stay with us for the winters left to go to a job. In my dad went home to fish in the Illinois, and my mom stayed an extra week to see me when I got home from a job and she got stuck here, why he's been with me. The last fifty days- and we literally just put her on an army yesterday to go back and MIKE it's like you, know thirty five hours and she think I'll do. My
Brussels, oh my god, but my dad's, like my sister, did the best description she's, like our dad, is like a two year old Yosemite, SAM He is like a hundred miles and now he's super funny super sweet, but he's like up at five o clock unlike, comes in it as I do on coffee. Let's go, and unlike what time is it nine o clock like you lies about the time because you just Does he get likes, be social and put it in a party for the two of them together and like well? This is what you get. This is the product of that yeah we ve known each other. Therefore, I don't now, twenty years I don't eat mass gap in so there's a couple things I didn't know about you, I discovered in bringing about you, feel funny to read about someone you ve known for years, but at any rate it is, I didn't it did you actually grow up on a farm? Was it a farm, yeah, corn and soybean? My dad was,
a farmer. He worked in Chicago, firm, railroad company, his whole career, but we moved out therein I they're my whole life and allay ass. I was I can we please. I was wanted to move to Lake a subdivision and Juliet my parents were like what, which is a Juliet sorry, but it's not like what a beautiful I shot there. I'm sure you have did you do that you do you're crazy drives. I did I drove That too we were stained and bowling Brook we shot every day at the prison in Joliet, and yet the notion of you wanting to live there is is funny he ain't. They went just laugh at me. I just I the prison every data high school because we took like the country, roads and every time there'd be all the prisoners out at states fell at my mom's John Look, them going forty five miles an hour later. It's what ever happened, she's a joke! Look at the door ride! Him up happened, I'm like theirs. There are a hundred feet away, but she's like don't rile them like I'm, not like flashing them.
Well, that's what I'm wondering was her fear that, like baby so sexually engaged by, you going on with you that they would explode or they're gonna run it you like Terminator two's dial in just one murder, you, I think the second I think the second one. I don't think she was worried that I was so alluring, but that was not dangers out. I think it was just like if you like eyes, it's gonna be like a rabid animal and they're, just gonna, be like like urging the car in heard events. They couldn't pray you on their mind when they got out, they could have the singular goal of tracking down that young lady, this ongoing catholic school driving by the chair, celebrity or first of great vehicle visa front, we'll drive. Now you were, you going to a catholic school so ready when the outfit near the White Shirt PLAID skirt, but then, like the last two years, I was pretty gothic, so it was like from here to hear with Catholic School, and then from here up was Ike, Susie Sue and Robert Smith business from
back down and partly on the neck up ended up is like a sea one, he's felons looking at you this this young girl and she's in this outfit, and she could represent like salvation to him. Nothing sexual. Just like. Oh, that's a pure creature, and if I could find and get closer that pure creature, when I get out of here, I could absorb her kindness. So good morning. I think who knows it's not over yet now having no number, I can't pitcher you and catholic School was that confining to you or restrictive, or did you dig it now? I didn't dig it at all. I predict I had done. It sends first grade the time I was really irritated, but we would have religion classes. But if you asked a question like we had our first world religion classes and take a group and the Illinois Farm was not the most cultured person like. What's there's Buddhists, all I thought it was so
kind of exciting interested to know all these different religions, and I asked one of the nuns I said fault. How did you know to become a nut like? Why are you catholic and she's, like because God would tell me if I was wrong- and I was in fourth grade yeah. But there's all these different religions sewing a billion gave other people that there are billions of other people and pretty much sounds like we're all doing the same thing you put in a different name on it, which did not go over well and then I said: why- wouldn't God tell everybody else that he's wrong or that she's wrong, but he didn't tell you and she was eight you're, nothing your sister and I That is why I was world religions? She's, like you, don't need to be asking questions and my cool you're here to receive information, not challenging? That's where a Jesuit school you're the Robber School, yes, as in the wrong school. So when we met at what's your memory of a gold mine is of becoming fast friends, I adore you. The second I met you,
I think so too, and I really like you and ban, would take like weird long walks. Constitutional, yes and like weeds Can they hit it off right away? We did to member Hausa Floyd some movie. I remember House outlawed comedy group that we we try and it was like a kind of kept thinking of his math and like ok, there's twelve of us and if false, although I think I was that girl I've just like the girl. Nobody at wanted to be in charge, and I was like I wasn't. charge except in my own brain and are now you are. I was going to say: you're, the leader of our group, I'm gonna make a whole. I'm gonna make a whole observation about. You ultimately, though, be like an overarching. Now I they need people to know. I need to people, know like you're, insanely, talented, like Freakin nature town. Did you ve? Always and but that's does does our ends united, insanely, talented and then people knock at your door. Like you're the leader of the group, you were the most engage, you were the most industrious. You made sure the flyers got to everyone, you had a checklist, we all had invite ten people and if we did, we feel that the eight hour it was
careful, didn't nominated a new game plan. Next time you are the leader in where the most engaging you work the hardest to get hired. So that's also in your recipe. People should know it. Sometimes I look at my hands and, unlike they are my dad's irish hands these things were put on the my arms to pull potatoes from the ground like I'm supposed to be, I'm a dewar point me at something, and let me do it it's like my mid west basic rights, it's like a better in motion and better doings I'm thing and so right or wrong. I just keep charging a had. Usually it's probably kind of irritating but you are also wonderful. You duality which is, and I wonder if the Catholic School has anything to do with it. You are punk rock kind of by nature, and you also like two party you like to cut loose of yours. responsible, but you like to go hard in all directions. So there is like a little we have a dual. Would you agree? I do
think I have a great middle- not x, I don't think extreme extreme makes it seem more interesting, but yeah I tend to link. If I go, I go whatever is going out doing a show, doing slink, painting clean anything's like it's all or nothing, and then just thank God. It must be nice to just be like a clock in it. I a five and a half six, I'm like a negative to or forty five. I couldn't do more and I watch Kristen during this quarantine, this kind of applaud around the house, working like thirty percent capacity, but all day in here's. What I can do. I can go like gangbusters for one hour. I'm going to war fifteen of the remaining hours. So when you sitting. What's going on when you're just sitting quarantined in the house with the debate these running around and Christian just slow, but steady. Well, it's not consistent. I can tell you that
At the same time, I'm terrified it's gonna end and I'm terrified. It's never gonna end both there have been holding I'm yeah and sometimes unlike of its awful, that in one way, I'm kind of enjoying the quarantine which I know is. I don't say that in a glib way at all, but you know I work a lot, so it is just kind of weird and I'm Georgie's geometry teacher, and I just we just made sock puppets, but we spent like four hours doing set of like twenty minutes tonight we ve been working on it, so all of that kind of nerdy stuff, I'm loving, and then you know when I met, put on masks and waiters to go, get the groceries. That's that sounds charming. Anyways back to us in our twenties yeah you're, the leader, you are also like you're with me. Your last leave the bar too me you and Ben usually yeah. The rest would often we would really hunker down into the experience Kip its funding,
never wanted to end, which is not a great thing. If you're talking about drinks at a bar, but it wasn't my college because I didn't go to college to me. It was just so fine and I just couldn't believe I think again from being from such a small town sitting somewhere with you, whose like you're, crazy, mind, you're crazy funny and could be like Jim rats. Just all these people. How did I find twenty five weirdos that I'm so crazy about. I never know. What's gonna come out of their mouths into me, just I think. Coming from such a small background, I never got over just being like look away and look at what he just said: liquid she's, my god everybody's crazy, so I just so It was like this is gonna go away and I don't want it to which just really caused us to have a lot of drinks, ensure that such a great point, because when I was in high school, I would enter my class like a beginning of the year and I'd be like scanning.
Last year my weird in here that I can see be like rich deal. Right and we would just have this friendship in that fit our classed as we were both the weirdos when I here and then I went to the grounds, and I certainly everyone there. Every one was rich deeper. Every single person was a weirdo others. Amazing, I can lay in any see now be havin fun. I loved I didn't know what I was doing, but it didn't we matter? I would have stayed, therefore. I mean I think I was there like thirteen years. I think I would just if I hadn't gotten work. You know I am so grateful. I have. I I'd still be there doing shows and people are like how much do you Make em, I know no way, you know you pay, there are going to be. you didn't ask me any other, so it can be weird politics it with any. Me that's what I'm still phobic of email because of the groundlings I worked. You know two or three jobs every day and I would get
home. It was kind of when we were first, which makes me seem a hundred, but it was kind of an email was it was relatively new, so to speak and I get home in their be like two hundred and thirty emails from people in Greece, legs anything they would have a lab coat. Your mother, ever since you left your mom's bed armor and it would be like fifty five respond all and then at some point like about about email. Thirty, eight someone's, like you my mother, passed away and I don't preach and then it would turn into an actual by and I was like wait. I just worked sixteen hours on one day. If I went through all these emails, it would be another four hours of work and it made me so like I was just like stop using rivets bar like what is it reply? All I was just stop aid and, like then now you're, fighting and it started is like ask your mother joke. I was like this bottle lab coat into this day. People
How can you not use email mail, and I might because I find it crushing Did it crashes, my soul is one way to just I'm going to disappoint you and when people star like I was just doing the whole thing in everybody starts piling on and everybody has to respond doll with a great idea. I hear you man when I know- and I get full sweats- I get super clammy. Sometimes they also can they see me? Did they know what I mean by the way? No, where's email chained beyond, then you know forty people of moved across the country to get attention other than that, the group you wanna be already person you mail in it was like. You might be only one with a job. It was then with Looking at sea Piquet, I was like a nanny and working at Starbucks and I think one point is working at the. Why would piss me off course and like I am
the early paying for my rent, which, unlike I'm Leopold, sleeping in the kitchen and a studio with my friend, I just thought- does no one s work. You might is it being linked to other people, work like animals and everybody else is just home all day like tyranny take Tiktok takes on the computer and MIKE there's realize I have two sub looking at a cost, I'm starting to like hate people just because I am I just wanted to call and be like woody well, then, how do you use your money? Come from, I haven't had a fresh vegetable and six, we have you seen. You seem fine. Well, thank God. We weren't in it during the Instagram era, because we would have been launching and people like eaten at nice, restaurants and staff going what is happening wire they broke like me. I have also just all of my twenties and think think God that there's no proof if any of it, no rock. Like other than me, I'm a liability to you really
hearing on Broadway that liability, but I guess you for this group so so was bare. Refer. It had a bunch of names right, it was very for it was your house a fly yeah cause, but I gotta say the most. Like sir, a moment I had was the year you got nominated for bridesmaids and Jim and now got nominated. And Octavia was nominated, are increasing. then Annie. It was all I what the hell is going on, people that usually are catering it you are fifty percent of the nominees. It was crazy and I remember Jim and that when they one walking down- and I just like burst out crying- and I couldn't figure out like what the hell was happy- It was like we're, not the ones like we're doing this weird thing I was like we were walking on the aisle like who there were passing. I just I could not fully get my head around what was happening.
Years was I'll, be watching it together to then right sketches for Wednesday. That will make fun of the whole thing. Just the whole process was like my card, and I just remember it likes. It was too emotions for me. One was Oh my god. This is amazing. This is a miracle and I'm so happy for everyone. It's so beautiful that all these little people came together and they tried really hard and then and then their here. So that was a real big part of it, but then the other part that was a little bit perceptions shattering was, oh all, those heroes I had were just people like me there is also something that got disillusioned by the process. Processing. I'm saying, whereas, like others, people I had been watching for twenty years work just like everyone aiming its funding. Is your like, oh they're, like my friends, we d kind of, but also there's some kind of magic like, oh, maybe,
there's a magic thing that that's how you get there and yes, there's a million different ways to finally get jobs or get to do what you love, but I find sure people get lucky, but I don't really have the whose friends I have friends like you worked your bought off. I worked my in a thick everybody? I know they're like yeah, we're doing six free shows we're going to class were doing. This were self submitting for every single thing. We're not They re I made we can afford. Do you remember the one one other shows we did an eight and ten, because I was I, not only can we fill a theatre welfare twice at night. I don't know, I thought we were like Springsteen or something, but I can't just The math works I'm just saying you have is the math works? If we all invite twenty five people and one lies showed up, and I had to go out envy like I'm so sorry, but we we just can't do show for one person and we rented Mr Hannan so sick of four hundred see
theatre. We were just trying to get people to read like hoped it off the one guy six thousand four hundred seeds and she got mad at me, and I remember, I think, please come back- will refund your money. You can come back with friends. Whether seeds cycle, I showed up and you're not even get a bother to do this. He gets oh man at me and I was like it will be. I guarantee you more awkward for you, then. even if the awful for us we, at your show for one person, but he was just he was soap. It was an impulse impulse ticket by for him? knows. Maybe I need a play. I think maybe you need to get out of the elements. Maybe it was like windy or sought me is in general, because nobody claim them. Also everybody groups like we have no idea and we have no idea. How do I get a modern like somebody knows what? Ben sent me like a picture of that flyer. He found it recent items like oh, my god, you remembered
this is the shower. One person showed up, ok, so tell you about your life from the outside? Ok, ok, but you were the first. person among us that got full time employment, you a regular on a tv show which was the Gilmore girls yeah, and it was so thrilling. I mean it was really really thrilling for all of us. It was like, oh my god, so while this really then happens- or it could really happen, but then for me, it transferred for years rose like man. This is tricky because she's got gainful employment, I'm so happy for her, and yet I know she S, Bill Murray and she's, not getting a b Bell Murray, it felt crazy to meet that was like. I was like. Oh, it's kind of a gilded cage in that she's got employment, but she's, not doing this thing she can do, and everyone needs to see this thing and for me, was his years of that until bridesmaid, and when that happened in Amerika was like. Oh, my god, you
Do that I'm like yes, she's been able to do. Every twenty yes answered, she doesn't back that's what she does. First and foremost in the other thing is impressive. She can do, but now the things you can do is this in for me- I just remember thinking- oh my god, there's justice in the world you got to show this thing you could do, but me on the outside. I was just a gay she's, great great, but no she's great great. When did you get to show them and I just wonder what your ride was like over- that period It's like you knew you had this gear that you weren't really engaging. I was just so shocked to have an actual job. That's the first time that puts him was like what do you do? I actually said I'm an actress which remember there's like probably a good six months were it was kinda.
When you first get married and then you have to say like beyond, say, and you feel like you're, suddenly sang with a crazy word or your husband, and I remember really struggling with by earthquakes bet a person is like I'd like a colossal MIKE. Don't you but I just remember the first time actually being able to say, like I'm an actress, because I always thought I wasn't I'm trying to be, but I shouldn't say that, because you don't get to say that until you really are- and it was wild, because I learned so much on that show, but I still did shows every single weekend at groundlings cuz. I think I was like I love doing this job, but it's I didn't feel like it was a way to express myself or even comment on the world, because I was like the other they're really good scripts, but I think
I enjoy not being the thought of it. I don't know. I think I just like stranger people like firing on further fences like yeah others. There is like a thrill. They're going to the line. its leading role at all you now here and to play somebody that your link yandah surface they're kind of awful, but I kind of love them. I don't know I have a real weird thing with characters: a fall in love with them quite a bit. The end is somebody like, ah there, so you know abrasive papa, but it's like I wait for somebody be like, but I really liked her it somehow like a person, remove that, like I like her too she's obnoxious but she's like that, such a good heart and I really feel completely responsible for them. So playing someone more middle of the road like Anna Gilmore, I was like you, ve had no stakes and there's no
wait. I push that boundary of year either gonna leave hating this person and myself by proxy or because of me or I can try to turn you and I think, that's the whole funding. Also. I finally stopped husbands like your you're gonna get in trouble, but I'm such a weird people watch her used to go to that. There is a big lots and vine. Laws, that's gonna? U, and right and vine by over towards endless we less- and I would just that was like my fair appear- would go three times a week and just Lily push a cart around their cost. it was always like a woman in there and all purple and leopard, and she was like. I ain't worries Mary and I was like ok having just follow. I would follow people for like forty five minutes and then, if they leave, I just somebody else would be amazing in there. let's go benzene, oh you were mining characters, a big lots now
even intentionally I just actually I I love them so much because I love anybody whose like cut forget. This is what it is I wear per. and I'm gonna throw down for batteries as I just wish. I didn't. I think it's what what other people feel about sports. They want to watch it I want to watch those people, and I I literally loved them like I'm so smitten with them, and then, when I became aware more recognisable, I couldn't do it because people would recognize me. Oh my god. What do I do now? Yeah yeah well, I heard you, I remember I headed in exact moment my life, where I at a Fuddruckers rockers. In the accuracy and just slowly realise that many of the patrons were staring at me and I, just thinking. No, no! That's what I do. I stay her hit. You unifying Europe of Maternity leave,
look at me. Thou in here. Look at you also. Now that movie doesn't even seem late. Is that so like played under now, Durham Ruddy went right like nobody designed and now I'm like it's all real and now it so please, that's not the worst of it. I remember but you and I had a sketch that Fredo from idiosyncrasy was in an you yeah she's at the store, and I like was a bag or at the store, and we fell in love in the scene and I felt butterflies from the Sea like I was so happy. Fredo was finding some hooks in that be lonely. I actually would like somehow take in that those love, butterflies, I'm that you were back. You were the bagger. I was the better and I wanted to play a c b for you and my truck really mad. Later I did take that's the exacting I'm talking about that character. You did you not making fun of them, which is a really fine line. You love him you make
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So I was wondering, as I was thinking of your life in totality, I went to the growing solely to be on Saturday night live. I feel like that. Was your objective. Two wasn't it? No, you know I. I was in New York for six years. It started with stand up and it wasn't the room for me. I just it. I didn't like the combative quality also like how many times- and I can almost the same guy go shows you do take your shoe love every word. Seeing that everyone, I'm not kidding every single time. I was like bar you, the same guy is it one guy or is it unlike? Do you think what you're saying is original? Are you sitting in the tail all alone, and you wonder why maybe rise
forty one year old woman walked upon stage in you screamed from the back from your solo table. Take off your half of what I mean, I'm not kidding like every single club. Even when I was like the Duke you really. This is like a gay club right. If you ever win the Mark TWAIN Prize, would you certainly will I am going there and I'm going to fucking scream with a megaphone Hit me. One knows I mean there is now would be like y know. I went there. My sister's sent me like, because I didn't know anything about allay. I just realized is doing all this theater. I was always and putting on a new play and Pauling folding cheers up to.
Two stairs because the math works. I can fill it with another people, sure you know the man volume man you're like it. I can show you later: a map does work out. It just doesn't connect to humans. We get six, people a night. I guarantee system easy, but I was like I can't figure out the business of it, so I did six years of So many plays image like acting classes, and so I think it was so busy doing stuff when I didn't quite know how to play the game of getting you. I just what that wasn't me thing so moved to allay. Ok, there's so much more work here. Surely something will happen? but I had never been there. I just like bought a cheap ticket and when it may sister sent me one page at her for his ripped out of people or some something, and it was like there was a tiny blurb
about groundlings and I literally was like oh. This sounds fine, and so I went there. I think I lived in Santa Monica and I took a bus and saw Cathy Griffin might Mcdonald, Patrick Bristow, and I couldn t figure out how it was in written yeah. What they're saying it's improvise, but clearly it's not so I was like what's the but then somebody would do something if in the audience, would gel it out, and it felt like everybody was like. I dont know on something who read all been never break out like a weird pill going in this seems crazy, but I'm watching it happen, and I just love really quick, ear hitting on something we have in common. Just a nice doses, cynicism right. So, I must say I am someone for me, a video. That's really funny someone follow my answer now. Did they really feel like I've? I've just kind of you to Never first stop, in my mind, is a dick kind of, and I'm wondering what is your sister older she three years elder,
guess I was always getting outsmarted by my brother, who was five years older than me, and you like tricked out of the box a serial. I picked up You name it. I was ass. He ran me up and down the flag, he outsmarted making and I think that's where it comes from where I'm always like a year. No it's gettin over anything on me or I think it's a little bit of like if I'm always doing something weird and trying to convince someone. I'm assuming everyone else's is shady as I am You know thinking somebody you, my family, think I was really her being like get ya. You know when their life really upsetting and attended like I drove home from work because this whole thing not like. That's not funny, and am I, oh god, I'm really sorry. I really think it through Ogilvy didn't really knows you weren't set on as a now then. I never audition and then it's funny when I started doing it, I've done it. You know, I think I've done it sixty five or six times and
this funding is now they're like? Did you not do a lot of shows? There are like no, I they're like four things ten years. I said you guys, you start seeing everybody does it mean nothing I would have gotten pick, but, unlike in thirteen years they're like we saw everybody there, my ip almost every show who, for thirteen years like it here, Oh my god. Oh no bids, you didn't really want Maya went right out of Sunday company right whenever you in this under company, whether I was in Sunday company when she got it, and I was like. Oh my god, like cassettes, this person I knew that was going. I mean I knew other people before us can happen in real time. Ryan happened. Somebody I know that site appear crazy YAP. Here I was just like. Oh my God was so my assumption was oh, it must have been because you were on Gilmore girls that they never asked you cause. You are you in a contract, but that wasn't the case. Now I never got not dish, and I just didn't
and I can't say that I I mean who no liking would have had to say it for you. You would have been an event like welfare yeah. I remember when Kristen we got in there groundlings they just remember everybody's, like yeah, you know hopefully, she'll do shows, and I was like you guys. She's, like you shows in their life. she's going to get in and not to show some like she's going to be on SNL with in four and one slash two minutes. She'll never really do a show here. I can't she got? You send a company and they rely she's. Gonna do shows here and I would like- and I think it was within the beginning of her very first show, She came back. Was a guy's gonna leave her New York tomorrow, unlike not surprising, as remember some people, like. I don't know you never know when they're gonna want am I I, guarantee, I dont know a lot, but I know that that lady is not sticking around here for more than three minutes
you are a long were you on your more girls are good like six. Seventy seven years in that time he developed a hobby that I've tracked has stayed with you, which is you, bought this really cute house by what was then Mayfair market, which is now aggressions, Yellow house right yeah I went to us like my god, our friend owns a home. This is not possible. Someone on the home, in LOS Angeles, and then you made the homes so fucking Q It is a great sense of style, Then you sold that house. It was like a project in these sold it and they need well, and then you burn others new redid. That house like now. You just called you love that in your great at at I love it while things I love it in a way that so all encompassing Ben is just always like. Hey we're done you get something get something redo it and sell it, and they can all just be somewhere else, because all
wanna. Do as I or what, if that wall comes out, do you think I I feel like my own one superpower is which Ben is like? not super excited, just look at walls and they look through a house in like all of it, goes away and I see possibilities he's like yeah, but every We open a wall, it's like our you're, the stuff, your maid of styrofoam yeah, we're gonna, take it out like it's it's really bad. I've, never the cholera there like we just open up the ceiling in the fucking trust, looks right. We're not gonna do a thing that calls never come in. My four is tat? The first house it must feel is it was like. Oh, I knocked down a weird plywood wall. Like teach you know, there was a beautiful old, like molded out casement there there Ok, that's not. What happens in ITALY turns out
I pulled up the carpet like there are beautiful Douglas FIR like their original and my contractor. I came home one day. He was such a nice guy and I remember I would use like. I have a surprise for you. I hope it's ok and he came in in these, like, I just thought your bedroom needed moulding. It was the only room in the house, it didn't have it and they put in, like beautiful, moulding, is like. Like a surprise. and literally people that have gone through it, we're like yeah, but I had such experienced the first time and then every other. How sense, then? It's just it's just shit. You like as early as like shit. You basically one on your first trip to Vegas, and then you just can't stop going back. Ok now you went from several tv shows where you weren't doing the thing that we know you're capable of had you at that point,
just before bridesmaids Adieu, readjusted your expectations or were you just as hell bent on being like a comedic lead of movies? Are you starting the settlement? like? Ok, why made a living at this and that's great? I should be grateful. What like, where were you at mentally? When that came out, I mean for someone who struggle as long as I did and I didn't grow up, you know you're having that kind of stuff easy grow up, bidding grow up with a lot of money at all and so just have having a regular job. Where I didn't a steady job, I should say where I didn't have to call you know as hard as I worked in as many jobs. It's that thing of like if you're engine blows on your nineteen seventy two square back and you have read, I never had any
straw and to have a job or am I I don't have to call my parents anymore, but every four months is being like, I'm so sorry, I swear to God I to any links. Seventy two dollars and they were always so nice about it, and you know they didn't have a lot, but it's the roofs like it's fine, it's fine. We know how hard your working, but there is also a time or irish member. I paid like my cable bill or something and I was I I don't know how much was right right right right, I wrote a check and am sure was forty. Two it wasn't like. Woe gave no Thousands, but before I do know I may have thirty eight in the bank. I don't know if I have forty two and I just like wrote the check for forty two dollars, because I had a steady job for the first time and I was like who got link. Is this how this works there. I remember when any increasing called me to come in for it. I almost didn't go because it is such a big deal that they doing the like they were writing a movie for Judd
my god, that's a finding out of when the loaves, you were just like this possible, like I've, really just remember being like I don't even know what to say. I don't know how to like say enough. I was so nervous. I gonna go in and do something stupid and it would reflect poorly and because they wrote it for you right. So let knew not a known, I think like seeing people a bunch and they are about. I threw back till I get rid of the part and I, I, like one of the last ones to come in, there's like you want to come in. I was like. I don't want to ruin this for you and I, and I had always thought if I could get a line in Nepal, feed or a jot appetite thing like just one. If I could do the one Where am I coffee, sir? Now I've made it because I always thought that camp it was so funny, but it was all kind of ground did in life seems so much more might style, the other they
also very and some, as opposed to like the traditional here's. Here's your comedic star, everyone else is going to support this person moment to be funny that was collaborative, which is very great, wholly sketch comedy and when I went in and I thought I tanked like on the way home. I was like you idiot, I'm talking about like I think, a sexual encounter underwater with a dolphin and a litter love is driving home. Just sort of you, John me, you jump me varies christian in any. What the hell are you talking about? First of all, like you can have sex with a do. I'd like. Oh, my god, they! Never! I never thought in a million years I'm gonna get it and then dead and then only overnight, you're gonna get to be the leader of movies like in the that same learned. All these people. You know that we looked up to that happened. Yeah
Ben and I are always like you know. We start anew new if we cannot sell something, it there's still a look like afterward through like how John, in eight years. I was running game of. We expect somebody like God We just figured out who you gotta go. Sorry Is it got it sweet? You know your id got switched with someone else's, but we're on to you now and we want to get the hell out of some other president, some studios, that this is a big clerical error. They should have urban, let in I kind of always think that I'm like I've had of such a fund ride like when it happens and manipulate you. got it. A new one is to clean up our snacks. Or could you just get out? Ok. Can I
Take my chair back! No okay! Is it so nice that you guys have been on the ride from day, one together, like that's so cool that you kind of also can't really get away with anything. Cuz he's a part of your history and not just like the Melissa, Mccarthy, Melissa, Mccarthy, yeah. It's like the best! That's how we met you know me. We met being stupid and doing these crazy characters and he was my fav person to write with. So it's like, I have so many people are always, ah you how what's it like spending all day with with your husband then coming home like why kind of married. So
and I'm crazy about so it's kind of. Also now did you feel the pressure of like when you came out of bridesmaids, like oh shit. Now I gotta chewed like it's such a shift in thinking like I just want to be in this stuff analogous, unlike I gotta choose responsibly as Sonny. I just talk him at this Bateman called me Jason long. I called, and I wanted to talk about something, and I was like Is this? They cause is really guy just there's a there's, a thing in its written for two guys, both you and I could do it. You want to meet for luncheon and like this is tied up I couldn't wait process, but I think it sounds like Bateman. going in listening to someone be like here is a great idea. What do you think yeah, I was used to like you now us doing stuff. We all talk about it, but it wasn't used to someone so establishing a successful being like what do you think
it was a moment of like because it at that moment I was like. I may only get one more yeah yeah his. It mean how many people you're wanted done or two and done you know better than I talked about it. He seems nice, it seems like it'll, be the kind of silly and find somebody over thought it at all. I was just like my supposed to be doing like pros and cons a graph, I'm supposed to be making everything. He seems really fun. Are you doing? your due diligence as anyone know how to do that. Like you, I didn't know what I was doing. Of course not, I may mean then why are you against a red, curly wig, do you think. It's kind of have gonna have to get my order in order, because what show what, when we start young and am now to this self, an army and pick outside. Did I think, like you know, I have some red wigs there like we. Can you have someone do whatever like how cocoa yeah? I knew that identity theft
in you guys were so great together. Just worked. Here's what I'm curious about! I have come through this whole thing with some knowledge now at forty five that I couldn't when I was twenty, eight God, yes I wanted money and I want it to be recognised. And I want and all these things- and I was certain that if I got those things I was going to feel a certain way that it was going to fill us. Certain hole in me. and then I was lucky enough to get a lot of those things and in discover, oh shit, that they didn't really the thing I was expecting and I'm just wondering if you ve had bad experiences. Well, I mean, I think, for me, I always think of it is staying steady and they ve stayed steady with my friends. I've saved steady with Ben, I dont live any differently than, but then I would have if I still was at groundlings and still you know being a appear doing other other jobs. I love what
I do, but I think, as I got it's so much later, I was already like I'm kind of fully cooked. This is this is what you're going to get, and it's been so many years trying to even get an agent trying to get dad one. One commercial commercials just hated my guts and I was like I was told I don't. I don't come as a neighbour that was a common I got once it am. I I m a neighbor. I am crying and actually a neighbour and what she s doesn't seem like a neighbour and like because they had me What does that mean? I seem crazy like. I live in a dungeon. Now, there's we're lives in a car. Then there, one's neighbour, maybe someone park seconds rarely their neighbours, but I think I went through all those kind of. If I was this, maybe it would work
I was taller younger pretty years. You know maybe any two b b harsher a member for a day. I was doing something and someone who is just very, very difficult. Kind of got everything handed to them and I literally tried it for a day and other than lead only getting like weird rashes, and I felt awful Ben came to set that day and he was so grow stout. He was told asshole. What's the matter with you and I might, well, I'm just trying to stake my claim because it works first I went so music uses snapped at somebody about coffee, and you didn't someone that, like you really really like- and I was like I'm trying something out and it literally spent like the rest of the day. I did it for probably four hours until Ben was like you're, disgusting and you're. Like I don't know who you are and then the rest of the day it was like.
Lying in like telling people like. Oh, no, I'm trying Erin Cumnor moving and I will love it and they haven't been see it. It's like it's just awful. I was I'm alright with it? hu. I am I've gone through the can now everybody has such, in a will have weird and securities obscene you as the leader on the set of the movie, you got Greenland, as Christian was in it, and I got to see you and you're just a beautiful kine patient you. and a nicer, more benevolent person raw forgot. What you ve done brilliantly is like now resale rights, shit younger, ran, plan, interact stuff you're in you seem to have recognised. No. The gift of this is like doing in this group and then it's just joy. I have to say that, like we gonna work, there's all these people that we ve been doing this for so long and let you came to do something
quit it's like you, do just search, I think really early on. I thought, like you, ve, never break into these things, because it's all lake, these clicks Ababa and I realize we yeah and you get like twenty five people. Tat are just absolutely wonderful and their great at what they do and their beautiful lovely human beings. Why would you not go back to the same well and the next time you bringing new people, but like it's such a nice thing to death like I love going to work, but you do have to set it up. So it's not like. Oh by the way you know you're going to spend four months with someone who's a screamer, I'm like nope. Yes, sometimes it work. I just This is my job like I'm, I'm literally doing what I did it like three years old, like I pretending to be an old lady Somehow. I feel like,
conning everybody. I still played make believe, and it's like stupid bit through your friends and that's our professional job like Octavia, and I just did something together and we have these insane superhero suits on where I have huge boot like it was all the suits had gone wrong shaking up and down trying to see what body parts we could make bounds and for the camera, and I would say we are being completely perfect all right now. This is like our rights, very, very professional Savior, but we're standing there trying to see like what parts of your body can you make balance and we're like. Yet this is the job the notion that Europe in your delivering what the bosses wanted by doing the thing you got in trouble, foreign school, is what I heard a nation. I've directed a couple car cheesy things and have cops. Watch me
was stunt in a crowded, downtown area and then give me the thumbs up as I drive by oh, my, oh, my god, how do I figure out how to get in this situation? This is credible, is I think, a fever dream. So the only person that you ve really got to be with that I'm still in deep jealousy of is of course Bill Murray yeah, I guess for me, is the just the number one of all number ones he's a unicorn. What was it like a weed, I'm really well, I was so nervous to meet him. My was like Jesus Joy say, MR, like I got jacked up with like do I don't say bill here, just walk in and say how bill so Mr Murray and I was like practicing Belle Murray and getting more and more shake was getting sharper and stranger sounding and I was I was revving up. I was getting sweaty and embedded in hammer my aim Marie and, unlike you, don't call a Marie
So am I, what do you put in? I don't I'm bored steam together now, obviously, and all of a sudden, I had lost any ability to just be like high nice to meet you. I was like that I was in New Harry Makeup trailer and he walked in, and I just remember I like really super got sweaty and I just locked up and I didn't look and then find May, I looked over and he walked down to me and I did a very awkward like. Maybe I'll shake your hand, but it was a little weird height. So he just started. He started Turn me around a couple times is a pretty good hygiene. Ok, and he would not shouting out like a car, One point here: pull up, might be and was a kind of adjusting. My almost like he was shoeing me and then he met like bent hold up, Annie and like kind of bent my leg out, hey that seems to be working in it.
one. He is just such a wonderfully weird credibly, talented cool guy, but I also think like when you see people like I was doing when they see him for the first time people's wiring goes weird. I got feeling, instead of making me stumble through Michaelmas marry Mister Murry, Mister Murry bilbil them. I think he was like I'm just gonna totally be myself, but also be we're, did not that you don't have to do. when evening as it was, it was like a form in a thing that, by the time you ve done, I was laughing so hard. We just did an introduction, but so weird and so funny and also working with him. I have to say he's tethered in it in a way that I don't think I can explain like fur is loose in a theory almost as he can be, there's something so rooted to the ground
You feel it. You really really feel it and it's it's amazing what he's at someone he was being interviewed by Letterman Letterman. So you know you recognize that you've created an entire genre of comedy like starting with you. You can trace all these movies currently to you he's like. What's the secret and bill goes, you know Dave, I just try to breathe and be calm and know that at all all happen- and I like- oh, my god- isn't that the fuckin best advice ever just like your good yield be funny. You'll, be great, just trust that that'll just arrived in show up. Yet I remember him seeing something hemorrhaging seemed Vincent Affright. We want to be trying to do something right. Meanwhile, MIKE I was up all night working on this, but
Only because I was always like I gotta show up ready for bill, but yeah it. There was always a sense of it'll, be whatever it is right. The biggest presence about him, I would say, is his energy in a calm way, somehow its infectious without ever losing energy or his intention he's a tree in my head- is just so tethered in the ground or something to it. Yeah, that's phenomenal he's also so weird, and I say that very complimentary and very lovingly also, I don't think that's new information. I would just fine of doing things that are MIKE. What were we doing is literally a picture of him and I were screaming into each other's mouth and adjust all this. I dont know what started it, but I have a whole series of pictures were our mouser as wide as they could and he's got a big bandage from the movie and his hair and for some reason, some music. How did that start and, like I don't know
No, I don't know, but we're just screaming into each other's phases MIKE. Ok, I could stop working now and I just had the greatest day so yeah. Ok, my last question: what is your thoughts about the film business like that. the notion that I mean our. Do you have granted like? Oh, I got to do it right when you could still do it. Just the fact that comedy and General Kommeni features has been so hard for any of them to really drive. I guess I can't get my head around it because I dont know what we do. I don't know what I would do without comedies and when I like meat people suffer like you, don't keep do what you're doing my god. We need to laugh now more than ever, but somehow is it just because people keep saying comedies, don't work if it's like, Oh, like mine genes, are so out right now. Why, like a mom Jean, because I dont think as humans, people don't want comedies, my god, if that's the case, Jesus the pandemic. Just
beginning the others say that, like I don't wanna laugh, I don't want people that it's like a Christ, that's me or that someone I know like you want to. about two just release that there's something cathartic and I think my comedies work is like you, you are the person that's being the ass or your very close, the persons being that there is always something relate above all the time, and I think that collective feeling, when you're in a theater in your laughing with all these people, does remind you like. We all are this person? are all the same thing in it. I don't know I think it's just become. I also think it's not apples to apples. I think people keep saying like you know the comedies don't work like the app. Stuff. I'm like well, the comedy get thirty million to make, which, yes, that seems crazy, but it's really like four. in dollars to make a movie and Europe comparing it to movie that cause a hundred and fifty
million dollars and had seven huge people when it and like music and special facts, and you go and the ferrari if they were both this praise, it seems they. People want the Ferrari, unlike It's not the same thing. Let's go further, so that the product itself- and I think, one videos, your short or We wanted rather movies like two to three hundred million. That's only half of the equation of the other part is what are they gonna spend to promote while those spend three hundred million to protect their three undermine our investment, but we're not going to spend three hundred million to protect their thirty million dollar investment, so you're, not even in the same room of advertising either I would be heartbroken if that went away cause. There's so much there's so much dark staff in her, so much dark stuff that I think to see how people consume entertainment. Now
yeah they're, just their guzzling at the I of it there ended so much of it is so dark and I think it has a cumulative effect. I don't think everything has to be comedy. I love a lot of weird dark stuff, but I can only watch that and I worry that in everything cyclical I'm sure it will. It will come back around, but I think everybody who has a voice. This listen too has to stop saying that reviewers and that's an ongoing bashers reviewers, but it's like Every single marvel movie- God bless him. I'm available. But every single member of a movie is like one hundred percent every single one like I love a lot of em like not a ninety three and then anything, that's a comedy there like. I give it like a thirty.
Well, the thing is I particularly Bristol about in Danny Mcbride and I had a nice bitch session about. It is the total failure to recognize how hard it is to make a comedy work versus. I can push in a camera and I can play Peter Gabriel and guess what you're going to feel an emotion, there's, no cheating comedy and there I'm not even acknowledge that is frustrating like you could go. I wasn't my brain accompany, but I could see that it's well may and I could see everyone's laughing around me like that, the unwillingness to even recognize the architecture of it in respect. It is what I wanted to say. No. You don't have the like something, but as a reviewer, you should be now double enough to recognise the mechanics of it. Yes, it is sometimes him just like you can't be a fool. critic. If you like, I only like peanut butter and white bread, everything else is terror
Really you my friend should get a different job like if you, if you're saying I can look at everything with an open opinion, and it doesn't have to be my thing, but this is very good at this was done well or I think people will but I also think a little bit of it is like Instagram. Like you school, Skelter Instagram, you see the guy light, a fire work and his ass any kind of chuckle right you get a little chuckle. You can scratch your comedy. It's me, you can't really scratch your drama sure I can only see something in a thirty second, video that fulfils you, that desire for drama needs. A part of it is like. I feel like we're competing with this immediate thing, but the thing that scares me as the thing you just mentioned, which is that, aside, the shared experience of being at wedding, crushers opening night was so profound compared to vignette watched it on my phone and that's a hard thing to convince younger people of that. Maybe don't huh those fun memories of going to see the Bill Murray Movie when it came out in that.
Shared like. Oh, we all were when that audience sieges just role and that laughter would happen. You do you leave with a bit more of like humanity, not just laughed, but you I got in a room with a bunch of strangers, which God knows when that'll happen again, and we had this like share and experience, you feel it a guy's. Someone to be like didn't affect me at all and transfer you could we sit next to a guy? from Texas, with a cowboy hat on. You can be sitting next to a rabbi to your left. When Owen Wilson says, we only use ten percent of our heart to see all of us laugh you're like oh There's some mean a fine beauty to this thing. Here it does. It brings people together. That would never normally you're right, be in the same room, have the same opinion on something yeah, there's a power to it. Yeah I just feel, like its fur, believes, fallen out of fashion. But when people like the comments I get, I get more people just being like. Please keep making the movies you make
because we need it. I need to go home at the end of the day and and laugh and that's not so everything you're doing is great. I just mean, like that's the comment I get all the time. It's like just keep it out, because we need something yeah, but then I don't feel like that sentiment gets through may be to the people kind of choosing and in commenting on. The brass yeah, ok, will listen. America I was on the outside and I saw the beginning- I'm not ban, but I'm the next best thing. You're gonna hear that this gap I was around for most of the ride and I saw at the pinnacle on the boss in she was his kind I'd even say your kinder than you were, here at the groundlings. I was indefinitely mare equations you're, telling me about the volume versus ticket price. I'm just so happy that always the way it when that a mayor? I've got to see the thing I had been seen for free for years. It is one of my happy
examples that I've been around in the fact that you stayed so beautiful in nice and kind and generous, and you stayed in your pod, your real is fuck. That's my conclusion real real, see, Mccarthy well ear, as swedish peaches everywhere. I hope a little better, even better that way, even better than you always were. Witches is saying something, I will I adore you and I look forward to my thing being over in us to go for a swim in your pool Dan. our general line, you ok by love you baby, stay to arm chair, diffused air
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pages of people's aim. Yeah yeah mine says saved for an app yeah yeah any are really broke. My heart is the seventh grade. Page that was saved was a full page. It was so beautiful and then a great. The innate grave we are starting to break up here and I was not as a kind of heartbreaking archaeological record of it. He pied uncle I can look at it very often sets ok, I mean for me. Yes, a big joke about air, and I especially when we drank six nights a week that yearbook was out you ready. that is all we would get drunk. Hisself adhere to those yearbooks out end. Just read all the things from all the different people and look at kids from our collapse. We are obsessed with junior high wages. The relevant that yearbook Callin. I would be rough,
draft. Oh you yeah, oh wow. I want to read it. I think I have some of them here. I ve been slowly trying to bring them over from my parents, us but they're, so heavy those Highschool ones are like of archives. School those are two big. Everyone got one eyed on single high school. I like us, but that's where your most popular if you are most welcome and junior high, you pray have your junior. Those do. I love that bothers does if, in the end, I feel like one fifth, the size now for the listener. I know that they I like to have a mental image of my head. When I listen to people talk in you're wearing this wonderful palette of soft gray. Today ban. Bottom, I'm wearing a Mickey mouse share, sure miniature mouse, but Mickey Mouse could have five and many MAO shirt. That of my liking than the ripe palette yeah, I'm getting a pallet you're gonna get that most palette, this one's a nice light gray, as you said in the pants Mass Joe,
incredible. It is incredible. Well done, thank you, yeah now, mankind to get out my ear, but where is the worst school picture you there had primates grave year. One was backed by two shaved head. Oh in back me in my starting to get back. It was not a really well hail from seventh eighth grade, one from my God and a nine to us six. Now I know I wasn't a nine in eight to a six hundred and fifty what's your worst year. That picture of you is a baby in the she looked pretty ugly like you, so you that's why I can make that joke theirs, one year that I had a mushroom cut. My mom made. Oh, my god, my mom is cutting hair now in the quarantine, Osiers, yes, she cut my dad's hair and she is bringing about it and then she cut her sisters, hair and she is bright
about it. So much she's is watching you do very goes to learn, offering layering quote: wiring, unquote normal, and I have something more to bond about, as were bold. I beautician these old love to come here with up to cut here. By the way, did you getting feedback from the today show there today? it s today. Yes, I did all stared small thing on the today show an air this morning so protein I said: how excited are your parents that you're gonna be on the today show? And you said why didn't tell them, and I said what is wrong with them, so I text your mother. He out your baby daughter is gonna, be today and she's a jerk and your mom was appreciative yeah than she like gap Let me go no good luck to you. You make me, like a brow, a lot on here and now I'm self conscious about. I'm sorry- and I don't think that's a readiness, I think that's insecurity, yeah
so it is that it be pinned. Is this thing I did tell them like? I didn't do anything to them. It was a three minutes, thing on the today on on the today show your on television. The today show bein ass your opinion on stuff. That's so wonderful! It is I'm great full for it very nice, but I didn't Guy did a great job and I didn't really. Why would we want to see you yeah? I wait. I never invited anyone. I knew when I did stand up people common I'd, be mad, I saw relate ok yeah I'm on both sides among your mom, citing on your side. I wasn't arrests and then as soon as we started, They got kind of nervous and then I felt surprise that I was sure that your viceroy yeahs and then the that I think that maybe a little more in my head or something for thy. Like oh no, this knowing going well cuz. I must be visibly nervous where you like shook by the technical,
limitations of the ex me now It wasn't that, like a delay thing we're like oh fuck, I can't just talk now. I wasn't that I think it was oh. This is gonna be more of a skilled, and I was expecting because it was short, it was very short and I knew was gonna even get cut down even more any. He was a pro crag. Craig was my interview or creed what was really charming and cool but but like he was moving, really quick. He knew all your move, queer yeah and I was like I'll fuck like there's no time to like be you in Chad, like kind of have to get to the point, but I still want to be. You yeah so down you're one of younger motoring through exactly that just telling, because I was giving my opinion podcast set up listening and there were different categories. Besides I like you, I don't want to just like be listing them and then saying
one thing about why liked it like. I wanted to give it all very aware, yeah of views, little embroidery exactly, and so I got law in my has it. That was a happening in any help. I have few people texted me this morning. They had caught it yeah. Do you remember? Last summer I hosted the today show with gentle Bush, aha so I had been there and that studio as the person getting asked a question several times what a fucking experience it has to be on the other so I bear because I only too but my segment, but you have that experienced twelve times over the course our words so accelerated. Like I fell like real time. It took eleven minutes to record that our yeah so that was this morning, but seeking to save a further or Europe giving haircuts. Oh yeah, yeah yeah, you love to give haircut yeah
and I gave Erika Erika yeah really nice, one I'd say: you're! You give nice here tat. His is very hard to cuts of silk Hurley I've, never cup hair, and it's hard to pull it up to see the length because all the top pieces, just all over, your fingers is really hard to get us and on a man yeah, but on a woman, that's less of a problem has longer. Still is removing your hands down to pull it out. You want to see if there's any, you know you want to be strategy, but it's just a folded or even of this piece. Is this long? You don't look at nine, then no employers are really levy no way these fine, it's when it actually curls Aubrey fingertip eyes. You got basically pull each hair, it's impossible. but my mom think should be able to handle it. She's very Eric, about our hair cunning skills. You know, I think about it, I guess the move would have been pulled all the way up and then cut from the bottom, which I've never done. But that actually is how I pop up many ways: I'm realizing
applause there maybe watched me to videos I mean I know, I'm a skilled nutrition, Moors, Melissa oh well. This part is confusing because she was a recording at the view. Very, very talk as we were just bantering, but then she mentions Pine Saul. Ok and I just wanted people to know. We were talking about her cleaning, her bathroom with pine Saul before we started early delicate as I'm, she brings up the bat and cleaning and pine saw it was in reference to something we had spoken about, Cobb earlier. It was a call back. Ok then she's when her dad dad would wake up and five and then tell Renault is mine, oh, I am merge them. Wonder like. If you had your drugs, what time did you wake up? left to my own. I would I would go to sleep at one end and wake up at nine. That would be the perfect schedule for me. That's what
like at one actually wanna, falsely nine. I wanna get up like I'm ready get tat like any other hours enforcing myself to go to sleep in enforcing myself to wake up. Guy, see that or we should say, I'm not gonna have to do that as much bless us Muscat, cancelled today, I'm so sorry. I feel sad for everyone, its work so high hard on it over the last couple years lake and lies in the caste, and it's a great show it's a great children. really funny. I love watching it with the girls, but I talked everywhere One seemed pretty good about it that dear, oh yeah, no one seems suicidal anything. That's good! I am sad Cosette was did go there and do fact. You kind of fun there was phone, always ready, cookie from the one yeah unless those appeal to wound sorry when and how can we allow our time, your Georgia body, but maybe I'll, do another project with her? Ok I'll, never know. She.
she said. Email was kind of relatively new and shows up our links, so I'm gonna give you a timeline about a male can organise word: ok, nineteen, seventy one of trees. He up broker Re Tomlinson Computer engineer working for Bolt bear a neck, and new men in Cambridge Massachusetts developed a system for sending messages between computers that use, at somebody identify addresses. He now can't remember the first message he sent or the exact date he scented Tomlin system gain popularity by linking up users on arpanet, the? U S, Department of Defense system that became the basis for the internet, Ok, so that's nineteen, seventy one who would mean Borneo. Now, nineteen, seventy two Larry Roberts also at work on arpanet rights, the first email management programme that develops the ability to list select for
read and respond to messages. One thousand nine hundred and seventy six Queen Elizabeth II send an email message on arpanet becoming the first head of state to do so. One thousand nine hundred and eighty eight Steve Doerner in Eudora and application that gives the popular face to email by providing a graphical user interface for email management, one thousand nine hundred and eighty nine, the first release of Lotus notes, email, software. Thirty, thousand copies are sold in the first year. Ninety six ochre Microsoft releases, internet mail and news. One point: no a feature of its third release of internet explore. This is later renamed outlook, love delegates who I love, that one so glad you watch. That document are in you, love em. Now like I have read a lot because I've been on my own for, like the last seven months, having seen it and wanting you B as interested in him as I am in your finally here I love it.
love falling on best follow on Instagram cuz. You always were diseased cute stories about the books. He's reed He read seven books, we God he is innocent, whose full time job is to stack his book fag, in a heavy and everything is ruining this hard ban nervous about his back the heights. His. or I'm excited about how strong must be he's carrying around thirty pounds of books are everywhere yeah, that's to how about how many fucking die. Cosi drinks when they show him at his desk at his house, like seven empties only count Eric and I've been saying of the smartest man the world during so mainly because what we have now, that's a good point. Ninety seven about ten million users worldwide have free web account real groundlings and ninety seven, your move to an amendment. Ninety five to allay nine, six indefinitely within the first year I had started, I had started, the our eye
Ninety eight Microsoft buys Hotmail for four hundred million. Dollars. She a thousand and one email, celebrates its thirtieth anniversary with virtually every business in the developed world signed. Oh, how regulations email I know I just wish. I could be a person that, like invents email, do yeah I totally disagree like when you, if you're just picking skill set like you're gonna, be out and about and in public in at parties in have friends in to be the person who invented email versus the person whose, like a fun, provocative, conversationalist, I'm never picking that accomplishment like this. Is there he invented email and then I just shut the fuck up for the next three hours lying on a ride on that and pick your skill, sir. Oh thank you, but I'm saying I could be me and elsewhere than email mail. You just your eyes. bigger than your stomach can be everything you go. You wanna be a comedian and invent email, yeah, Andy, Michael Jordan, Neeoka. Well,
we don't do all those? Ok, you You said that you too had a sketch. The Fredo was in from what you'd understand. I don't know that you made it clear that Fredo is from idiosyncrasy he's the country you played an idiotic seed, but fewer people don't know is in lots of these movies. They take existing character, so you that was a character you had in the groundlings at then. You brought today, through the old one that I had in high school, their weekly than I and took to the groundlings that then I owned and then yet took to write. But I mean like lots of care, produce Yon ESA, now our characters that people have created in the groundlings or you c B sketch shows, and then they move those characters overt these platform, yeah. I don't think men. I tell you something: really: entry even deeper dive on that which is interesting. This is one of the reasons I was in the guidelines and I liked it is so if you he would answer really live
There's some number. I think if you do a character twice or three times then Lorn owns the character and so, if you want to go, make a movie night at the Roxbury, he owns those right, now you invented even you invented it in so I know: that's like Myers had saved a couple. Characters he didn't once the workshop, I'm on the show, but didn't do him the second time so that you would own but anyways exists in the comedy theatre world as well. So second city, they pay you yet too to perform their but what they get for. That is day on your shit to an growlings. They don't pay you, but you own everything you create right. Amity city yes, oh, I always was like why, rather all my shit not make money and power up her very much for ash per, shall no I mean you think you can let you can live as proclaimed. Yes, you that can be your full time, job any hip. Sal, that's some background phone background.
So she said, she's an essential five or six times she's hosted five times and been nominated, a five tat, five and why is every time, but I dont know, is counting leg when she comes on as by sir, I don't think so. So I think she's going like probably another five or six re appearance. I tried a few turban. Haven't, have this most Mccarthy anesthetize? It just comes up with our whole stature You have to go to her, I m d b page and then go to the essential thing and see how time taken to Oakland real time. Now. Although it should be noted, while making this up and people should now, we ve been trying to get Melissa on since day two of this pod Castro and she's the busiest person I've come across its benefits. Ass, a boy chill Blair, never you never quit file. You wanna applaud you publicly for keeping up fine. Thank you thank you. I would have given up all long before. Ok,
Sorry, I lives so she Sean's baser. Three times now but maybe she was Plates Sean's by her when she holster may be. No, no, no, no! No! No cause. It says here. Shines baser Jimmy found, Sash Harry Styles, Sean Spacer, outlaw on such at Shiro regimes by disaster. It says a lot about your car ass, a minimally eight time, she's been on the right through her hosting duties in her shown spacer exactly. I wonder if Lorn I'm sure he looks back on some people, especially like her and as just psych I fucked up were and Michael's was a producer on baby, Mama right and we're doing re shoots and I'm sitting there talking the Lorn and we got along really well and at one point he goes I'm sad that we never got you to serve your time on the show its good tab, Elsie
That was such a silver lining. The here considering I had only July in and get on that show for eight years and my why tat S so they have been wanting that for eight years, never getting it and that they have the godfather say we wish you had served your time on. Sarah live felt, really awesome, yeah, it's the closest I could get to not feeling like. I failed at that goal yeah so interesting has by then you hadn't, you were done caring right, or did you still? It was, what thing I it's literally dedicated like I was going to become a doctor yeah? You know like the most significant chunk of my life of were pursuing something here and not getting it yeah.
yet always kind of smart. So that's it yeah, that's kind of funny cause. I feel I do those things tend to come to fruition once you stop carrying at that point, I wouldn't have preferred to be on us and Alex those man like good money, and I was travelling for movies in those over these fond expert. I was doing baby Mama working with Tina and Amy yeah, I'm doing I'm living the dream, I'm in a two hour, long sketch with those two exactly so in that way I didn't want to at that point join the cast in MAC ten the amount of money and be there for seven years, but it does it is this. Residual scabbard injury and have just felt very nice to have the person who I was dying to notice me say that to me now it helped him budget that it yeah, maybe even if he didn't mean it. I thank him for saying had helped. I'm shriek meant. I would you say if you didn't mean, but back to what you're asking I doubt he thinks that
because there's somebody they get away like it. It is the volume of people over the last forty years of him producing that shall yeah the people that have just become Hugh Carry is embodied in Get Jim carry so many that have found their way will not so many. some men actually does the thing like. I bet he does, because here Identity is based around me alive. You find them, plenteous be blonde He did for forty years. He has found the funniest people yeah for the most part, and so, if a few like Melissa, is he who is she so she's, not the shutters that she so funny she's so men to beyond, ass an hour. She so character where you normally Jack would have been, will fare exactly yes, I agree with you and to miss on someone like that. I think probably hurt him. We should ask whether I would love to have them anyhow
Well, that's, that's all less! Well, I love you want. We should say because Kristen brings it up every time and I think it's worth repeating moves. It just happened in a vacuum. Is a few years back, I went and did an improv showed the growlings. I was tat Well, that's a side! No, but I was in it to hand scene with militia and that's it Question was: where are these people and they said on a first date, a blind date, and we go right and then the lights come up and realistic immediately. Her first line was couple: things you need to know about me. I'm six months pregnant and I am between job our first date, six regnant screen. and I am between jobs. Are I well? I love you. I love you great gray on grey