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Awesome Interviews

Marine Biologist Rates Movie Sharks

Marine Biologist Rates Movie Sharks

Marine biologist and shark expert Amani Webber-Schultz sat down with the folks from Insider to watch footage of sharks from movies and TV shows. With scenes from Jaws, The Meg, Finding Nemo, and more, find out which sharks are the most realistic and which took the most artistic license. What, no Sharknado?

“Weird Al” Breaks Down His Biggest Hits

“Weird Al” Breaks Down His Biggest Hits

With hits like White and Nerdy, Amish Paradise, and Like a Surgeon to his name, “Weird Al” Yankovic is considered by many to be the greatest novelty song creator of all time. Al breaks down his most iconic tracks in this GQ interview video, which reveals a far more accurate history of his career than his biopic.

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Interview with an Art Forger

Interview with an Art Forger

They say, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” but if we had to guess the profession of this distinguished British gentleman with a brass duck head cane, we would have gone with an art forger. LADbible interviewed Max Brandrett to learn about how his rough upbringing, life in the circus, and artistic talents led to a life of crime.

Christian Bale Breaks Down His Characters

Christian Bale Breaks Down His Characters

If you haven’t read the recent interview that GQ did with actor Christian Bale, you should definitely check it out. He also sat down with the magazine to talk about many diverse roles over the years and how he gets deep into the minds, bodies, and mannerisms of his characters, from Patrick Bateman to Batman.

Kevin Smith Explains the Jedi and Sith

Kevin Smith Explains the Jedi and Sith

The battle between good and evil – the Jedi and the Sith – is at the heart of many a Star Wars story. In this video for WIRED, filmmaker and superfan Kevin Smith offers his take on all of the Jedi and Sith characters in the Skywalker Saga and its associated movies and TV series.

Corn Boy Gets a Song

Corn Boy Gets a Song

During an interview with Julian Shapiro-Barnum of Recess Therapy, a seven-year-old boy named Tariq charmed the entire world with his enthusiasm for corn on the cob. Now this viral video has been transformed into a song by schmoyoho, aka The Gregory Brothers. We can’t imagine a more beautiful thing.

Hairy Pouter

Hairy Pouter

After 98-year-old Lillian read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, filmmaker and creative director Chris Carboni interviewed her to ask some questions about the book. He then used interpretive AI technology to create images to accompany Lillian’s amusing and endearing descriptions of the story and its characters.

Marvel Superhero Mental Health

Marvel Superhero Mental Health

If you’ve watched even five minutes of The Boys, you know that superheroes struggle with their mental health. GQ enlisted the help of Psychiatrist Dr. Eric Bender to look inside the minds of MCU characters like Thor, Deadpool, Iron Man, and Loki. Watch, and you might learn a thing or two about your own situation.

Mark Rober vs. Hot Wings

Mark Rober vs. Hot Wings

Engineer and all-around good guy Mark Rober stopped by First We Feast’s studio to take on the spiciest of wings. After chugging down a dose of Pepto Bismol, he talks about his new Discovery show Revengineers, his experiences working at NASA, his best builds, and how to always win a coin toss.

Paleontologist Breaks Down Dinosaur Movies

Paleontologist Breaks Down Dinosaur Movies

It’s obvious to most of us that Hollywood has taken some artistic license in its portrayal of dinosaurs in movies. Paleontologist Mark Loewen sat down with Vanity Fair to explain some of the major inaccuracies with the Jurassic Park franchise and other dinosaur flicks.

Little Vader Interviews Hayden Christensen

Little Vader Interviews Hayden Christensen

During the press junket for the Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, actor Hayden Christiansen was interviewed by an unlikely journalist. A young boy named Inati stopped by dressed in full Darth Vader garb to ask the fallen Jedi some pointed questions. This kid has a serious career ahead of him. (Thanks, Rob!)

Mike Myers Revisits His Classic Roles

Mike Myers Revisits His Classic Roles

Vanity Fair sat down with Mike Myers and asked him to rewatch scenes from three of his most memorable movies: Austin Powers, Shrek, and Wayne’s World. Along the way, he talks about how he came up with his comedy bits and characterizations and acknowledges the creative teams who helped bring them to life.

Toxicologist Rates Movies and TV Realism

Toxicologist Rates Movies and TV Realism

From snake venom to bad foraging to intentional poisonings, characters in movies and TV shows are often exposed to toxins. Insider asked medical toxicologist Dr. Cyrus Rangan to evaluate scenes for their accuracy. The video includes scenes from Game of Thrones, The Princess Bride, The Hunger Games, and Breaking Bad.

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An Interview with Conjoined Twins

An Interview with Conjoined Twins

We can only imagine that being born as conjoined twins has its challenges. The guys from Jubilee sat down with conjoined twins Carmen and Lupita for a candid and engaging “ask me anything” style interview covering topics like how they date, their career plans, and how different their personalities are. (Thanks, Rob!)

John Goodman on His Career

John Goodman on His Career

Actor John Goodman has had so many great roles over the years, from Dan Conner on Roseanne to Sulley in Monsters, Inc. to Walter Sobchak in The Big Lebowski. Vanity Fair had the opportunity to sit down with Goodman for a look back at his many iconic characters.

Giants by Moog: Herb Deutsch

Giants by Moog: Herb Deutsch

Electronic music trailblazer Herb Deutsch invented the Moog synthesizer with Bob Moog. Their genius propelled synths into the mainstream, changing the sound of music forever. Deutsch tells all in episode one of the Giants documentary series, which invites legendary electronic music innovators to share their untold stories.

Jeff Goldblum Reviews Jeff Goldblum Impressions

Jeff Goldblum Reviews Jeff Goldblum Impressions

Jeff Goldblum has some very distinctive mannerisms and speech patterns which have made him a frequent subject of impressionists. Vanity Fair asked Goldblum to review the quality of impressions by performers from A-list actors to TikTok comedians. In typical Goldblum fashion, he can’t say a negative word about anyone.

Tom Holland vs. Hot Wings

Tom Holland vs. Hot Wings

(PG-13: Language) Supervillains take note: if you want to shut down Spider-Man, feed him the spiciest hot sauce you can. Actor Tom Holland stopped by Hot Ones to talk about playing Peter Parker, give Sean some golf tips, and eventually calls for a doctor. And to think, he almost started with the spiciest wing.

Animal Tiny Mic Interviews

Animal Tiny Mic Interviews

Animal lover and trained zookeeper Maya Higa of the Alveus Sanctuary introduces us to some of the many non-releasable exotic animals they help care for. But rather than just look at them, she interviewed them using an appropriately tiny microphone. Watch episode one here.

Surviving a Shot to the Face

Surviving a Shot to the Face

Committing crimes can get you into a world of trouble. Take, for example, this man, a career criminal who got into an altercation that resulted in multiple gunshot wounds, including one straight to the face. LADbible sat down with him to hear the story of his exceedingly rough life and his road to recovery. (Thanks, Rob!)

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Conan’s Exit Interview

Conan’s Exit Interview

It’s hard to believe it, but Conan O’Brien’s late-night TV career has drawn to a close. As part of the final festivities, Homer Simpson was brought in to conduct Conan’s exit interview for TBS. Surprisingly, it was way less awkward than that time Zach Galifianakis interviewed him on Between Two Ferns.

Just Passing with Dr. Zussman

Just Passing with Dr. Zussman

Before we watched this animated short film, we thought Between Two Ferns was the most awkward talk show ever. But Anat Efrati & Yannay Matarasso’s graduation film sure got us feeling more uneasy than Zach Galifianakis ever did within seconds of Dr. Zussman’s mystery guest arriving on stage.

Former Bank Robber Rates Movie Heists

Former Bank Robber Rates Movie Heists

Before turning his life around, Cain Vincent Dyer used to rob banks. In fact, he robbed over 100 of them in two years. Now, Cain is a motivational speaker and life coach. In this video from Insider, he watches 11 bank heist scenes from movies, and breaks down how realistic or likely they each are.

Adam Savage Hates Duct Tape

Adam Savage Hates Duct Tape

During his 14 seasons on MythBusters, Jamie and Adam tested more than their share of myths involving duct tape. So when asked what his favorite brand of the sticky stuff was by a follower, you might be surprised to learn that Adam can’t stand the stuff. Watch and learn why and what he recommends using in its place.

Steve-O Returns to Hot Ones

Steve-O Returns to Hot Ones

(PG-13) Self-proclaimed professional idiot Steve-O returns to Hot Ones for another round of butt-burning sauces. For the season 14 (yep, that’s right) finale, the daredevil and comedian is back to outdo himself while he talks about his most ill-advised stunts, his love for skateboarding, and immortalizing his exploits on video.

How to Defuse a Bomb

How to Defuse a Bomb

The closest we’ll ever get to defusing a bomb is Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. But badass Chris Fuller has gone face-to-face with countless real-world explosives. UNILAD interviewed the former British Army Bomb Disposal Officer, who now does humanitarian work in the Middle East defusing bombs left behind ISIS.

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