Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer, Comedian, Actor and Creator of Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV::: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Paul Scheer, center, as NTSF's Trent Hauser
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Paul Scheer

Our guest host this week is MaxFun's very own Jordan Morris! He's a host and producer on FuelTV's The Daily Habit and of course, co-hosts our own podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go! You can also see him performing comedy at numerous venues throughout Los Angeles.

He'll talk to Paul Scheer, who last was on our show with the members of his MTV sketch comedy series, Human Giant. Paul is the creator and star of a new Adult Swim series, NTSF:SD:SUV::, a send up of police procedural shows like CSI. Paul explains that the show does not exist merely in parody, but comes from a place of love. He'll also talk about why having a giant budget can be a death knell for a project, fashion choices from his character Andre on FX's The League, and more.

You can see NTSF:SD:SUV:: Thursdays at 12:15am on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, catch Paul on The League on Thursdays at 10:30pm on FX.

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JORDAN MORRIS: This is The Sound of Young America, my name is Jordan Morris. Our guest today is the actor and writer Paul Scheer. He's been seen on TV in shows like 30 Rock, The League, and the cult classic sketch show Human Giant. He's been seen in movies like Piranha 3-D and its forthcoming sequel Piranha 3-DD. He's the star and creator of the new Adult Swim series NTSF:SD:SUV::, which airs on that network Thursdays at 12:15am. Paul, welcome to the program.

PAUL SCHEER: Thank you so much for having me.

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Jordan Morris on "How Did This Get Made?"

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Jordan Morris is the guest on this week's episode of "How Did This Get Made?" For those who haven't yet heard it, "How Did This Get Made?" is a weekly podcast featuring the skillful dissection of a bad film by hosts Paul Scheer (Human Giant), June Diane Raphael (Flight of the Conchords), and Jason Mantzoukas (The League). This week's target is Skyline starring Eric Balfour. This movie is available on Netflix Instant if you want to drink in its defects before you listen to the show.

The Alumni Newsletter: December 1st, 2010

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  • Paul Scheer, the embodiment of the values of MaxFun, has announced that his show National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle, a parody of "police procedural" shows we've come to know so well, will be coming to Adult Swim next summer. Be sure to check out Paul's recent contributions to The Sound, including his reading on this show with Judd Apatow and this AWESOME piece with Seth Morris.

  • Flying Lotus produced the track "BNG" for LA rapper Blu, which now has a pretty cool new video.

  • Kyle Kinane, Chelsea Peretti, and Reggie Watts are all on Comedy Central's Hot List of 2010, which recognizes some of the up-and-coming talent in the world of comedy. Chelsea and Reggie have both appeared on The Sound in the past year and a half, and Kyle is included in our own upcoming Best of 2010 Comedy Special. Look out for it!

  • Yo La Tengo kick off their annual lineup of Hannukah shows tonight, and the speculation on their special guests begins...

  • And we just can't contain our cheers for Al Madrigal, who just announced that he's developing a sitcom with ABC revolving around a family business of running a food truck -- drawing on his own experiences of working with his parents' business.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 152: Wonderful Terrific with Paul Scheer

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Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer joins Jesse and Jordan to discuss fantasy sports, the etymology of "boner", and more. Tune into FX and watch Paul Scheer on the The League.

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Comedy: Simon Rich: God and Moses with Paul Scheer and Seth Morris

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Bullseye
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Simon Rich
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Paul Scheer
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Seth Morris

Simon Rich imagines the conversation at Mount Sinai. Featuring Seth Morris and Paul Scheer. Simon's new novel is Elliott Alagash.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 135: Excerpts from the MaxFunMarathon with Andy Richter, Sarah Thyre, Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer

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Andy Richter
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Rob Huebel
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Paul Scheer
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Dave Shumka

Two selections from the MaxFunMarathon comprise this week's Jordan Jesse Go. Jordan and Jesse are joined by Dave Shumka from Stop Podcasting Yourself, plus special guests Andy Richter, Sarah Thyre, Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer

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