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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: WWE Writer Matt McCarthy

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to comedian Matt McCarthy about his job of working for the WWE as a creative writer. They talk about how he got the job, the demands of putting together a live wrestling show, and what it's like to work with Vince McMahon.

“It's SNL in a different city every week, no re-runs and no off-season. The monday show is three hours live, and then there is another hour for the audience, and then on tuesday they do four hours.” – Matt McCarthy on the demands of writing for WWE.

“This year is WrestleMania 29, and I [...]

The Fuck You Board Game

They really go for it with the profanity and young children, right? It's pretty great. I wonder how many stage parents they had to talk to before they found one who would let their 8-year-old say "Dad fucked Jimmy, Dad fucked Jimmy!" in an internet video.

Pete Holmes Isn't the Batman We Want, He's the Batman We Deserve

CollegeHumor's summer series Badman features Pete Holmes as Batman and Matt McCarthy as commissioner Gordon, continuing the adventures they've had in a number of previous videos. The first of the five new episodes came out today and is up above. If there ends up being some version of The Dark Knight Rises on the DVD/Blu-ray release in which every scene with Batman in it is reshot with Pete Holmes instead, I would pay like, twice as much than a normal DVD for that. Just keep it in mind, Nolan!

Matt McCarthy on Stand-Up: "You Got to Do What Will Make What's Inside You Work"

Comedy Central Insider has an excellent interview with comedian Matt McCarthy, who kicked off his new stand-up show Marking Out last month. In addition to riffing on pro-wrestling and 19 Kids And Counting, McCarthy also makes you verklempt about your unused fart jokes: "You need some sort of kick in the ass. Even if it's you know, the negativity from the day job or the anxiousness from feeling like your wasting your life. As much as the drive to be creative, to put your stamp, to let people know you were here." We are such noble beasts!