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Brian Huskey on UCB, Improv, and Being a Character Actor

Brian Huskey might have once been "that guy," recognized for his work in commercials and film and TV, but the actor and UCB-trained improviser has built a career as a quick-thinking talent able to sink into a role — often a soft-spoken or buttoned-up character — that Huskey makes his own and twists into something more complex. Huskey played an empty-headed panelist in Onion News Network videos before he began appearing regularly as the unbalanced EMT Chet on Childrens Hospital, and he's been popping up in shows and movies all over, including a memorable scene in This Is The End and on shows like Workaholics, Parks and Rec, Bob's Burgers, [...]

Crashing and Burning on a Roundtable Show, Both on TV and In Your Head

Today on the Onion News Network we've got an especially out-there episode of "In the Know":Is Pundit Duncan Birch A Worthless Idiot? Featuring the always-great Brian Huskey as Duncan Birtch, it goes inside the head of a pundit crashing and burning on a roundtable discussion show. Obviously, the inside of his head is also a roundtable discussion show.

Rob Corddry and Brian Huskey Get Mad About Shrimp in a New Guided by Voices Music Video

Here's a music video for "Bad Love Is Easy To Do" by Guided by Voices starring Rob Corddry and Brian Huskey as '60s folk duo Pollard & Sprout, whose music career success slowly falls apart due to something involving a woman wearing sunglasses and shrimp cocktail.

'Kroll Show's Second Season Evolves Into "Sketch-uational Comedy"

As far as character showcases go, it doesn't get much more elaborate than Kroll Show.

When Nick Kroll's sketch series on Comedy Central returned for its second season in January, it was clear that he had set his sights firmly on the pseudo-celebrity culture of reality television, with a lineup of characters inspired by the most despicable monsters that crawled out of the Jersey Shore and Real Housewives muck: the Guido womanizer Bobby Bottleservice, the psychopathic publicists of "PubLIZity," the man-child toilet-baby C-Czar, the self-destructively vain Rich Dicks, etc. But if the first season served to introduce the freakshow, the second season unleashed them out into [...]