David Cross On “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”

David Cross On "People's Party With Talib Kweli"

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with stand-up comedian, actor, director, and writer:


Here’s what they got into:

  • David and Talib first meeting each other 12 years ago in Manhattan’s East Village
  • His most recent special, “I’m From The Future”, filmed at Brooklyn’s Bell House club
  • Shooting “The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret” in London
  • Talib and David’s shared love of collecting baseball cards growing up
  • The comedy of Monty Python being a perfect escape for a difficult childhood
  • Enjoying being able to challenge audiences while on the road in different areas
  • A security guard that took a dramatic exit during one of David’s sets
  • Why David’s singing in “Mr. Show” reminded Talib of Eddie Murphy
  • Meeting Jean Grae and being blown away by her stage presence
  • What David thought after visiting Anne Frank’s house in Amsterdam
  • How David knew Bob Odenkirk would be perfect for “Better Call Saul”
  • His experience starring in the iconic series, “Arrested Development”
  • Will Arnett learning to embrace the personas he gets typecasted with
  • Making 20k while sleeping during most of the shoot for “Scary Movie 2”
  • Playing Cassius’s White Voice in Boots Riley’s film “Sorry To Bother You
  • How his avocation for Palestine has impacted him being raised Jewish
  • Talib’s cancelling a show after he heard Neo-Nazi’s would be playing there
  • What’s next for David Cross?

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