In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli", Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with actor, producer, writer, and director:
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
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