68 - Brian Huskey Interview
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Lee Hutchison (@Lee_Nostromo) is joined by comedian and actor, Brian Huskey (@TheBrianHuskey) to discuss his incredible career.
Brian looks back at the comedy that inspired him on his road to becoming a stand up.
Making his breakthrough by working on the Conan O'Brien Show in the early 2000s and with the legendary, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.
Starring in cult comedy movies like Step Brothers, This Is The End, Bad Neighbours and Superbad.
Brian shares his experiences working on projects such as The Newsroom with Aaron Sorkin, People of Earth, the challenges of working on the return of Arrested Development, the viral sensation that is What If Google Was a Man?, acting with Karen Gillan in Selfie, auditioning for and then starring opposite Larry David in Curb Your Enthusiasm and starring in the American adaptation of the The Inbetweeners.
Brian talks about working on VEEP and the excitement of working with a comedy legends like Armondo Iannucci and Chris Morris. The two also wonder why shows like VEEP and The Office which have been adapted from a UK comedy have resonated with American audiences and shows like Peep Show have failed.
On Bob's Burger's, Brian voices the highly popular, Regular Sized Rudy and talks about the exciting world of voice work and his favourite Rudy moments.
Brian recently starred in The X-Files and tells us his reaction to this very uniquely scripted episode from Darin Morgan. The two look at the challenges of writing and working in comedy in an era of larger than life politics.
You can follow Brian's work on instagram.com/thebrianhuskey, twitter.com/thebrianhuskeyand on www.facebook.com/thebhfanpage/