The guy's go over the life and career of Louie Anderson. Another comic who's television fame heavily out weighed his stand up career. If you want to support the show follow the link below. https://linktr.ee/blindmikeprojectListen to The Blind Mike Project, Very Good Show, and Average Nobodies wherever you get podcasts. Recorded at Vaulted Podcasts in Pawtucket RI.
Louie Anderson passed away last month at the age of 68. He was a veteran stand-up and comic actor who performed in movies and shows like Family Feud, Coming to America, and Life with Louie. When we talked with Louie Anderson in 2017, he had been starring in the FX series Baskets. We remember the life of Louie Anderson by revisiting this conversation with him on the latest episode. He talked with us about his role as Christine Baskets, who was loosely based on his mother, Ora Anderson. Louie shared his perceptions of his own career, including his comedy style and on-screen appearance. This extended interview also features material we never played when it originally aired – including one of his darkest jokes, and what it was like being the opening act for folks like Ray Charles and Dolly Parton in Las Vegas. Plus, he talked about how being able to laugh at some of the difficult moments in his life helped him heal from past struggles.
Hear Marc's two conversations with comedian and actor Louie Anderson from June 2016 and April 2018. Louie died on January 21, 2022 at age 68. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Friends, I'm sharing this in honor of my friend Louie Anderson, an extraordinary human with an enormous heart. It's the talk that sparked our friendship. Louie and I hit it off right away, as you'll see here. He came back on the show again later. We even tried out a new entertainment project together (mixed reviews on that; maybe I'll tell you about it someday). But more importantly, we became friends. I'll miss his phone calls and text messages. I'll miss him calling me when I was at the beach or running errands. I'll miss texting him every time I think about him just to say I love him. I'll miss his big heart. I'll miss his joking and his laughter, his emotions and his sensitivity. There wasn't enough time. Here's my second talk with Louie, which he liked to call "Part 2 with Lou" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xw8dd4bFkJo I'll be sharing personal photos on Instagram, when I catch my breath. You'll find them here - https://www.instagram.com/karamayerrobinson/
Louie Anderson and Bob Discuss the Therapeutic Nature of Comedy and How Louie Channeled His Mom for His Role in “Baskets”
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Actor, comedian, and former TV mother of Zach Galifianakis, Louie Anderson sits down with Bob for a hilarious and insightful conversation about comedy's therapeutic nature. The two discuss their relationships with their parents, the Comedy Boom of the 80s, and Louie reveals his childhood dream of becoming president. I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp.com/bob Go to AdamandEve.com and enter offer code SAGET at checkout to get 10 tantalizing FREE gifts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Paul Mecurio, Jay-Bee, and Louie Anderson - #2000-2
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How many guests is too many? Trick question. There's no such thing when it's the 2000th episode. We've got three more regular cast members we haven't seen in approximately 50 years. From the sound of it things are getting back to normal though. The cabbies are yelling, the TV shows are shooting, and Jay-Bee is well on his way to 2000 episodes of his own podcast. Only about 38 years to go!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
EP 106 Comedy Legend Louie AndersonAdam and the crew called his mother for Mothers day and she shares a story how she won a Mercedes in Atlantic CityFrom FX’s Baskets Emmy Award Winner, Comedy legend Louie Anderson stops by and tells us about How he picked up Eddie Murphy’s check at the Ivy and Eddie gave him the part in Coming To America. How he owed 80K at a card casino in Los Angeles so he drove to Vegas to win the money back. Not kidding.Phil tells the story of his birthday diner and how Adam and his friends stuck him with the checkADAM’S LINKs:https://linktr.ee/AdamFerraraSee my Pal Louie🔥LIVE from #LasVegas JUNE 12th https://rushtix.com/events/louie-anderson/Please consider supporting the good people who support us.https://cruzintowellness.com/adam-ferraraLearn more about your ad choices. VisitMegaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, a three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics, named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own standup specials and sitcoms and he continues to tour the country performing to standing-room-only crowds worldwide.In 2016 Anderson was cast to co-star along with Zach Galifianakis and Martha Kelly in the hit FX comedy series Baskets. Anderson plays the extraordinary role of “Christine,” the matriarch of the Baskets clan. He based the character on his mother and his five sisters who were all a major presence in his life. Anderson won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and a Critics’ Choice award for Best Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series for his role as “Christine Baskets” in 2016 and received a second Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for the role in 2017.“I’m not as nice in the character as my mom was as a person. It really is an extension of my mom,” Anderson says, adding that he always aims to make his performance “as real as possible” without affecting or cartooning it up. “It felt like it was divine intervention when I got the call to be on the show… that somehow my mom, from the great beyond, was finally getting herself into show business where she truly belonged in the first place.”Sharing the ups and downs of his childhood experiences as one of eleven children in Minnesota, Anderson crafted comedy routines that rang true for his early club audiences while reducing them to helpless fits of laughter, routines that led him from his career as a counselor to troubled children to the first-place trophy at the 1981 Midwest Comedy Competition. Henny Youngman, who hosted the competition, recognized the diamond-in-the-rough genius of the young comic and hired him as a writer, providing invaluable experience that soon put Anderson in his own spotlight on comedy stages all over the country.Johnny Carson, the comedy icon for generations of rising stars, invited Anderson to make his national television debut on the The Tonight Show in 1984 and the rest is history. Appearances with Jay Leno, David Letterman and on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comic Relief, Showtime and HBO specials followed. He hosted the legendary game show Family Feud making Anderson a household name and opening doors for him as an actor.Anderson has guest starred in sitcoms like Grace Under Fire and dramas like Touched by an Angel and Chicago Hope. He has had memorable featured roles in film comedies like Coming to America opposite Eddie Murphy, and the classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. In 2013 he took a dive on the ABC reality series Splash where he conquered his own fears while becoming an inspiration of hope. His standup special Big Baby Boomer premiered on CMT in 2013.In 1995 Anderson put his creative energies to work on the Saturday morning animated series Life with Louie. The long-running series based on Anderson’s own childhood and his life with his father won three Humanitas Prizes for writing on a children’s’ animated series, making him the only three-time recipient of this award. The series was nominated for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Anderson won two Emmys for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.His best-selling books include Dear Dad – Letters From An Adult Child, a collection of alternately touching and outrageous letters from Anderson to his late father, Goodbye Jumbo…Hello Cruel World, self-help for those who struggle with self-esteem issues and The F Word, How To Survive Your Family.Louie’s most recent book, Hey Mom (April 2018 Simon and Shuster) combines wry wit and poignant humor while sharing his journey of turning life’s challenges into joy as well as plenty of wisdom he’s gained from his late mother.Anderson has been channeling his beloved mom in his iconic stand-up comedy for decades—but she passed away before getting to see him reach new heights and win an Emmy for his breakout role playing her on Baskets. Hey Mom is Anderson’s way of catching her up on everything that has been going on in his life, including his continued struggles with food, drugs, gambling, depression and the recent spotlight for his role as Christine Baskets. Hey Mom also has plenty of laugh-out-loud stories about his incredibly resilient mother and his ten siblings.When not in production Anderson continues to tour, traveling the States doing what he loves to do: Stand-Up Comedy. Anderson again delivers to his fans his inimitable brand of humor and warmth.