Behind the Curtain takes us inside the organized chaos that goes into the making of the Adult Swim hit Rick and Morty. Combining interview clips from creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, you’ll learn about how they come up with ideas for characters, stories, and scripts, then how the animation process is intertwined.
THE BEST Interviews
Simon Pegg is best known for his roles in Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End, but he’s been in blockbusters too, from Star Trek to the Mission Impossible franchise. In this interview with Vanity Fair, Pegg walks us through the timeline of his acting and writing career, with thoughts on his many projects.
Military flight scenes in movies can be incredibly thrilling. But are the actions that movie pilots take realistic or tactically sound? The guys from GQ enlisted the help of former Navy fighter pilot Matthew “Whiz” Buckley to evaluate the veracity of scenes from movies like Pearl Harbor and Top Gun.
“I do have a very active ulcer right now, so I don’t know if that’ll be an issue.” While on tour to promote his new film Downhill, Will Ferrell dropped by the First We Feast studios to enjoy (or not) some wings with Sean Evans. Can the man who ate spaghetti with Pop-Tarts and maple syrup survive the hottest of hot sauces?
From Taxi’s Louie De Palma to Batman Returns‘ Penguin to Frank on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, actor Danny DeVito has a long history of playing crazy, over-the-top characters. He recently sat down with GQ to talk about his illustrious career, and the background behind some of his many memorable roles.
In their fascinating series The Gap, LADbible connects old and young generations who share similar life experiences. This time, two men who experienced homelessness meet face-to-face to interview each other. It’s a sobering reminder that just a single misfortune could result in a similar fate for any of us.
Between Rise of the Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and all of the buzz surrounding the launch of Disney+, it’s a good time to be a part of the Star Wars franchise. That is, unless you’re an Ewok. Glove and Boots reporter Fafa the Groundhog sat down with an Ewok who has some very strong opinions on the subject.
LADBible’s fascinating video series The Gap puts together people with shared experiences, but of very different ages. In this episode, Noel, an aging former bank robber, meets Cornai, a young former drug dealer, to discuss their lives as criminals, both on the streets and behind bars.
She’s faced down everyone from Walder Frey to the Night King, but can the hero of Game of Thrones handle her hot sauce the way she handled Needle? Tune into this episode of Hot Ones, and find out as Maisie Williams faces one of her deadliest foes – spicy vegan wings.
(PG-13: Language) Actor and performance artist Shia LaBeouf certainly has had his share of struggles and crazy moments. But in his spicy interview with Sean Evans, he comes across as surprisingly charming, down-to-earth, and relatable. We’re really looking forward to seeing him in Honey Boy.
(PG-13: Language) Actor, comedian, impressionist, and musician Jay Pharoah made a big splash on his earlier Hot Ones appearance, so he couldn’t resist a return to the spicy interview table, where he brought along guest stars Keanu Reeves, Kanye, Nic Cage, and Idris Elba.
(PG-13: Language) “When you’re born in this world, you’re given a ticket to the freak show.” Back in 2007, comedian George Carlin sat down with the Television Academy Foundation, and talked about humanity’s failings, and why he saw himself an observer rather than an agent of change. Watch the full interview here.
(PG-13: Language) Kristin Bell dropped by the First We Feast studio to take on some spicy sauces while sharing stories of her career, growing up in the Midwest, her love of Big Boy and sloths, the philosophy of The Good Place, and more. Like most things Kristin does, she makes the Hot Ones challenge look easy.
(Spoilers, Gore) Stranger Things creators Ross and Matt Duffer sat down with Wired to walk through some of the many references to 1980s science fiction, horror, and adventure movies peppered throughout the series. While some, like E.T. and Alien, are obvious, others, like Altered States are a little more subtly integrated.
(PG-13: Language) GQ asked Silicon Valley and The Big Sick star Kumail Nanjiani to drop in on some popular websites to reply to reader comments and questions about him. He talks about his computer science degree, the culture shock after moving from Pakistan to the U.S., and weighs in on the nachos vs. pizza debate.
(PG-13: Language) Sean Evans sits down for a meal with notoriously stonefaced actress Aubrey Plaza to talk about her ghost cat, Chris Pratt and Nick Offerman’s farts, bat at invisible flies, tear up, and snort milk bubbles out of her nose. We love how they scored Tums as a sponsor.
(PG-13: Language) Actor Pedro Pascal is best known for his roles on Narcos, The Good Wife, and his all-too-short run as Oberyn Martell on Game of Thrones. In this GQ interview he speaks about what made each character tick, and proves to be as likeable as we hoped.
(PG-13: Language) NBA and broadcast legend Shaquille O’Neal dropped by Hot Ones to talk about his relationship with Kobe, learning to manage his money, understanding sports press from both sides of the fence and more, while trying to finish the hot wings challenge.
(PG-13) While Hot Ones gradually ramps up the pain with its interviews, Jujimufu’s Ice Bath Chat cuts right to the chase, dunking its subjects into a bathtub filled with ice water. In this clip, bodybuilder Antoine Vaillant attempts to fend off the effects of hypothermia.
Artificial intelligence isn’t just powering robots, it’s already making decisions about our credit, work, insurance, safety, and other important aspects of our lives. Dress Code and HPE interviewed experts about some of the issues raised when algorithms wield such power.
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