Paul F. Tompkins and Jerry Minor Talk ‘Mr. Show,’ ‘SNL,’ and Dumb Men in Commercials

Here’s the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins’s web series Speakeasy with his old Mr. Show pal Jerry Minor. The two talk about Minor’s early improv days at Second City, moving to Los Angeles when he was cast in Mr. Show, his one-year stint as an SNL cast member, and more. There’s also a pretty in-depth discussion about TV shows and commercials that condescendingly cater to women by making men look dumb and helpless, and later in the episode Tompkins reveals that he irons all his shirts by himself, which proves just how wrong those commercials are.

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