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Seth Green On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Seth Green 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 actor, producer, writer, and director:

SETH GREEN

Here’s what they covered in this one:

  • Growing up in Philadelphia and being the only kid in school interested in acting
  • Seth’s Jewish heritage giving him empathy to identify with the struggles of others
  • Radio being a unique medium in the way it uses sound effects to create mood
  • “Robot Chicken’s” use of sound and timing to create it’s signature humor
  • Early challenges of the “Austin Powers” franchise getting funded
  • Having to choose between taking the role of Scott Evil or to star in a Carrot Top movie
  • Tyrese Gibson representing the audience POV in the “Fast” franchise
  • Lorne Michaels and Donald Trump’s comparison to Dr. Evil
  • Fun times shared with Verne Troyer who played Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films
  • Seth and Talib first meeting each other at a Beastie Boys concert
  • A hilarious re-enactment of a conversation between Seth and Mos Def
  • How much truth there is to the rumor of a fourth “Austin Powers” film
  • His experiences working on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and “Angel”
  • Playing the character of DJ James St. James in the film “Party Monsters”
  • Working with Macaulay Culkin and his journey as a child actor
  • “Family Guy” and it being created for the fans of pop culture
  • Chris Griffin’s voice being an improvised Buffalo Bill from “Silence Of The Lambs”
  • Seth’s fanbase being a six degrees of separation situation
  • His close friendship with Seth McFarlane and watching his career evolve
  • Seth’s take on why only Brian can understand Stewie and why Stewie hates his mom
  • What’s with the beef between Chris and the closeted monkey
  • “Robot Chicken” having one of the best “Star Wars” parodies of all-time
  • Seth’s experience working with one of his idols, George Lucas
  • How Peter Griffin’s diss of “Robot Chicken” came from a running-joke
  • Seth being chased by a six foot taco at the Zoo
  • Playing Howard The Duck in “Guardians Of The Galaxy”
  • How his film, “Changeland”, was inspired by Seth’s experiences traveling the world
  • What Seth currently has in the works

“People’s Party With Talib Kweli” is also available to give a listen via Spotify | SoundCloud | Google Play | Apple | Luminary

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