This week actor, comedian, and podcast host Paul Scheer joins Rhett to talk about creative ways to gain attention as a young artist and discusses some of the major shows he has worked on, including Veep and Parks and Recreation. Paul explains why new experiences validate his artistic growth, digs into some of his performance philosophies, and tells Rhett why authenticity is of the highest importance. Paul Scheer is an actor, comedian, writer, and podcast host from Huntington, N.Y. He is best known for starring on the FX series The League, and as the co-creator and one of the stars of the MTV sketch comedy series Human Giant. He is also a co-host of the popular film discussion podcast How Did This Get Made?, and has appeared on television shows including Veep, Parks and Recreation, Bob’s Burgers, and Workaholics. Listen to Paul’s podcasts: How Did This Get Made? and Unspooled Wheels Off is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and produced by Rhett Miller. Co-produced by Kirsten Cluthe in partnership with Nick Ruffini (Revoice Media). Editing by Justin Thomas. Production Assistance by Matt Bavuso. Music by OLD 97’s. Episode artwork by Katherine Boils. Show logo by Tim Skirven.Revisit Season One of Wheels Off with Rosanne Cash, Rob Thomas, Will Forte, Lydia Loveless, Allison Moorer, Ted Leo, Paul F. Tompkins, Jen Kirkman, and more. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also ask Alexa to play it. Please leave us a rating or review on iTunes.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Big Trouble in Little China with Jason Mantzoukas & Paul Scheer
Blank Check with Griffin & David
You know what ol’ Jack Burton would do on an episode like this? Bring back Jason Mantzoukas and Paul Scheer, of course! The HOW DID THIS GET MADE? guys make their triumphant return to Blank Check to discuss yet another Kurt Russell masterpiece, and lament the lack of Russell-esque stars in today’s Hollywood landscape. There’s some John Landis slander and a shout-out to Kit Fisto - this episode TRULY has everything! This episode is sponsored by: MUBI (mubi.com/check) 3Chi (CODE: BC2021) Purple (purple.com/check10 CODE: CHECK10) Join our Patreon at patreon.com/blankcheck Follow us @blankcheckpod on Twitter and Instagram! Buy some real nerdy merch at shopblankcheckpod.myshopify.com
Michelle and Dan discuss the highs and lows of the Tony Awards, PVSD (post-vacation stress disorder), and Netflix's SQUID GAME. Then, the always charming Paul Scheer joins Michelle to discuss the secret to aging well (always looking old?), the magic of love languages, and the one place Michelle would like to have her ashes scattered: Target.
Paul Scheer was in the "graduating class" at UCB a few years before we started there, so besides making a lot of cool stuff we like (How Did This Get Made?, Black Monday, Human Giant, The League, Unspooled, Crash Test and so on!) - which would already make us nervous to talk to him - there's also an extra aura of "freshmen talking to a senior" that made us ANXIOUS before we started recording. HOWEVER, it couldn't have been more fun and natural chatting with Paul, and a discussion about the perils of carpooling leads into talk about this DISGUSTING industry we all work in which leads into some REAL TALK about relationships, and gosh darn, we couldn't have had a lovelier time! PLUS, of course, we answer YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on IG or Twitter! Also, support the show on Patreon or with a t-shirt (or a Jewboo shirt) and watch us every once in a while on Twitch or check out clips on YouTube!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Haley is joined by actor, comedian, writer, and podcast host Paul Scheer to talk about the Clippers, comedians, which industry fits which fanbase best, and Jerry West's shortcomings. Then, they play the Spinsters' favorite game: Six Degrees of Kevin Love. Spinsters fans! We want to learn more about you! If you have time, it would mean a lot if you could fill this quick survey out. Everyone who fills it out will be entered for a chance to win some Spinsters gear!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Episode 72: Paul Scheer & Andrew Guest Interview (Voice Of The People After Show)
Dead Pilots Society
We caught up with the writers of Voice Of The People this week! Andrew sat down with Paul Scheer (The League, Black Monday) and Andrew Guest (30 Rock, Community) for their after show interview. They talked about the development process for Voice Of The People and where they saw the series going. They go in depth about the notes they received from HBO and what it was like to work with Adam McKay and Owen Burke at Gary Sanchez. A deep dive into news pundits and Paul realizes that he actually was a pundit on Best Week Ever! They also discussed things to look for in a writing partner and the reason why some shows go to series and some end up on Dead Pilots Society. Paul told us about how he got his start performing at UCB to creating The Human Giant for MTV. Andrew talked about his experience working on the 30 Rock pilot as a writer’s assistant and the ups and downs he endured as a writer after that. It’s an enlightening conversation about creativity and comedy writing. Enjoy it!Get the video for the table read of Voice Of The People for as little as $5 by going to https://maximumfun.org/joinFor more Dead Pilots Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast!Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, and Twitter, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com
Episode 71: Voice Of The People written by Paul Scheer (The League) & Andrew Guest (30 Rock)
Dead Pilots Society
We’re kicking off summer with a hot pilot! It’s called Voice of the People written by Paul Scheer & Andrew Guest. It’s a behind the scenes look at the cutthroat world of cable news punditry, where people treat the news like entertainment, in which one woman slowly loses her integrity as a journalist on her path to becoming an “expert.” It was set up at HBO with Adam Mckay’s company, Gary Sanchez attached to produce.Voice of the People stars Sasheer Zamata as Lucy (Woke, Saturday Night Live), Paul Scheer as Frank (The League, Black Monday), Marc Evan Jackson as Brett (The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Nicole Byer as Vanessa (Nailed It, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates), Kate Mulgrew as Kate (Orange is the New Black), Vella Lovell as Dottie/Wanda/Vivian (My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), John Hodgman as Jon Meachum (Coraline, The Daily Show), Gary Anthony Williams as Carl/Roger/Jeffrey/Server (Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle), Jaime Moyer as Eddie Johnson (Modern Family, AP Bio), Eugene Cordero as Donald Liu/Mathew/Reporter/Suited Person (Kong: Skull Island, Tacoma FD), Carlos Alazraqui as Ricardo/Driver (Reno 911!, The Fairly Oddparents), John Clarence Stewart as Greg (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), Eric Edelstein as Ron/Congressman Davis/Manager/Nandi/Commercial VO/director (Jurassic World), and Andrew Reich with stage directions. Thanks for listening! Enjoy it!Get the video for the table read for as little as $5 by going to https://maximumfun.org/joinTune in next week for our interview with Paul and Andrew. Thanks for watching and supporting our show! Enjoy!For more Dead Pilots Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast!Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, and Twitter, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com
Comedian and actor Paul Scheer (The League, Black Monday) and Nicole chat about how his proposal to June Diane Raphael went terribly wrong, how June's wedding ring was stolen from her finger, and shares good wisdom on the importance of relationship building. Plus, June sits nearby, fact-checking Paul's stories. May 25th See Why Won't You Date Me LIVE featuring Drag Race S11's Miss Congeniality Nina West! Get tickets at live.nicolebyerwastaken.com. Follow Nicole Byer: Upcoming Tour Dates: linktr.ee/nicolebyerwastaken Twitter: @nicolebyer Instagram: @nicolebyer Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964 Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746
The Wrath of Khan with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson
Star Trek: The Pod Directive
Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson (co-hosts of Earwolf's Unspooled podcast) kick off season two with all things "Space Seed," Ricardo Montalban, and Qanon in space?!, as they discuss the cinematic classic, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan with our favorite hosts Tawny Newsome and Paul F. Tompkins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices