Fred Armisen is on this week's episode of Alec Baldwin's podcast, Here's The Thing. It's a fun conversation about Armisen's career and features a particularly touching moment when he calls Carrie Brownstein his soulmate. But the best part might come at the end, when Alec Baldwin reveals that the whole interview was just a ploy to get a cameo on Portlandia:
Baldwin: Can I play a customer on Portlandia? Can I come to a restaurant?
Armisen: Any time.
Baldwin: Can I come and just do something? Order a–
Armisen: Any time.
Baldwin: Who would I play? What would I order?
Armisen: I think you would come from Southern California and you’d order all [...]
Are you totally psyched for the Super Bowl this Sunday? Who are you rooting for? The Giants? The Patriots? Or maybe the Giant Patriots with their star QB, Paul Bunyan Revere (sorry/you’re welcome)? I heard Tom Brady doesn’t listen to music to get pumped (athletes still say, “pumped,” right?) for a game — he listens to podcasts, comedy podcasts at that. Seriously, look it up. Ok, don’t look it up because I’m lying but what if I wasn’t? Wouldn’t we all feel cooler to know we share a hobby with that human action figure of a man? What do you think he’d listen to? Who talks about their hair [...]
Alec Baldwin has a new radio show where he'll interview artists and policymakers. Here's the Thing will explore "what motivates his guests, how they feel about what they do and what keeps them up at night." On the one hand, it's a absolutely awesome to showcase more honest conversations that explore topics beyond the usual interview fare.
On the other, more cynical hand, it kiiinda feels like Alec Baldwin is "preparing for life after 30 Rock" (the Associated Press said it! Not me! 30 Rock will never die!) by copying Marc Maron's WTFPod and applying it to a broader group of interviewees. On the third hand, [...]