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May 30, 2012

Movie Meltdown - Episode 177

This week we sit down with special guest co-host Orlando Jones! The man was basically an entertainment prodigy. I mean how many other people do you know started their own production company in high school only to then be writing for a top ten network sitcom within a few years?? This is all BEFORE his years of acting on TV and in the movies even began. He is a fascinating guy and this turned out to be a terrific conversation!

Listen as we touch on such nerdy tendencies as... Tony Hawk on a skateboard, Roc, Ivan Reitman,The Avengers, law school, bat-shit crazy in the early days, W.C. Fields, A Different World, creating a character, Monty Python, Hatfields and McCoys, Office Space, Arvell Jones, Battleship, you can’t parody a parody, Lars Von Trier, writing jokes for Jay Leno, Kim Kardashian, Shirley Maclaine, The Time Machine, Homeboy's Productions, Peter Sellers, Liberty Heights, H.G. Wells, Men in Black, paralegal work, MadTV, Henry Miller, Bulgaria, Harold not Kumar, Jon Bogdanove, stand up, 25 million viewers, living with Artie Lang, Barry Levinson, Evolution, Joss Whedon, How to Live with your Parents, Gene Hackman, The Replacements, everybody hated everybody, Paul Thomas Anderson, the roles for teenage black kids, Markie Mark, peeling the onion, Frank Miller, Laurence Fishburne, chemistry major, Katie couric called me out on The Today Show, Tainted Love, Kubrick, I’m a big believer in disruptors, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, Enemies Closer, Othello, how stupid the press is, Seconds Apart, Superman, the stand-ups are trying to do what you are doing, hijacking a bus, Cuncle, movies that take on iconic roles on television and barbarian or geek?

“To be honest with you... I couldn’t believe they let me do it.”

Go to: http://orlandojones.com/ for everything you need to know about Orlando’s upcoming acting roles and stand up performances.