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Episode 163: Nerdist Podcast
Bob Odenkirk
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Nerdist Podcast: Bob Odenkirk

The hilariously talented Bob Odenkirk tells the story of his mom seeing his stand up for the first time, and talks about working on Breaking Bad when he didn’t know what was happening on the show.

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  1. Mr. Merle says:

    Also good to have the guest mixed at about half as loud as the relatively uninteresting co-hosts. It remains me of the Dash Rip Rock song Let’s Go Smoke Some Pot: EVERYBODY SOLO!

  2. Laura says:

    Bob Odenkirk is not only brilliant in everything he does, but insanely likeable as well. This was a fantastic listen, I still want more Mr Show though.

  3. ChrisT says:

    I love how much Bob Odenkirk gets British comedy, he mentioned the royale family as his favourite sitcom on another podcast

  4. buzzgirl says:

    Here’s a primer on La Negritude:

  5. buzzgirl says:

    So, you guys don’t know that “Negritude” is a real word, eh? Why am I not surprised? La Negritude was a movement having to to with arts, literature and the like…much like the Harlem Renaissance.

    So when someone says “Negritude”, they really just mean “black intellectuals (blerds?). And when you make fun of them for “making up a word” that actually exists, you just sound like dumbasses.

  6. Devin says:

    I was an extra on Lincoln and I have to say, that picture of Daniel Day-Lewis that circulated around just doesn’t do justice to how impressive he was as Abe. I know it’s not exactly breaking news, but he is such an incredible actor, it really felt like being around the President.

  7. ToddR says:

    Bob is great. Sometimes I have difficulty listening to this podcast. It’s when 2, 3, 4 people are all talking at the same time, stepping on each other. This makes the sound scape too cluttered for me. The podcasts are generally enjoyable, but I just wanted to offer some constructive criticism. In no way am I trying to be an A-hole…keep up the good work with your awesome guests.

  8. Vincent S says:

    XD! Another mention of Jolibee in the Nerdist Industry (first one was on IDK). Ohh my god, I wanted to facepalm alot for that fastfood joint… and I went alot when I was a kid. -_-…

  9. Aj says:

    @ Judy:
    Grew up watching the goodies, but appreciate them on a different level these days!

  10. poi dog says:

    I grew up listening to Rap Replinger. My Dad, older brother, and I thought he was hilarious. We had a dubbed cassette that was a constant fixture of family road trips for years. I grew up in Philadelphia and Atlanta but my Dad got the tape from his Hawaiian Army buddy.

    I used to have all of the bits and songs memorized. Since no one else in the Contiguous United States (CONUS if you like military acronyms) had ever heard of him, I was able to convince my elementary school friends that it was my original material. Of course I had no idea what “hang ten on your face” actually meant.

  11. Squirrel says:

    I was interested, but then realized it was Steve Oedekerk that is the funny one, not Bob.

  12. Nick says:

    Chris I believe the name of that SNL skit you were thinking of is Wing Tips, but I can’t seem to find it anywhere online. I remembered it because some instructor I had in college showed the class that video 2 years ago.

  13. RaphyL says:

    Not to waste my one comment on the food trunk conversation, but i guess this is happening. If you want to see some funny reviews of the food trucks in LA, check out the series Food Truck Friday done by The WarpZone. They go around trying food trucks and are very funny doing it. Check them out.

  14. EJ says:

    Can someone link that Orson Welles book? I couldn’t find it on Amazon…not sure of spelling…

  15. judy says:

    Apparently someone literally died of laughing watching an episode of The Goodies in 1975. I don’t remember the episode because it was a long time ago when I heard that but I remember watching an episode and it was pretty embarrassing.