Comedic renaissance man Bob Odenkirk joins Media Mayhem to talk about everything from sketch comedy and political satire, to his unlikely inspiration for playing shady lawyer Saul Goodman on Breaking Bad.
We get into the pitfalls of comedy in the politically correct internet age and how his own comedy is off limits to his kids.
Bob Odenkirk is a comedian, actor, producer, director and writer. Bob has been a writer for “Saturday Night Live,” “Get A Life,” “The Ben Stiller Show,” and “The Dennis Miller Show.” He created the Emmy award winning “Mr. Show” along with fellow comedian David Cross which aired for four seasons. Odenkirk produced the TV series “Tom Goes to the Mayor” and “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” He has also directed three films, “Melvin Goes to Dinner,” “Let’s Go to Prison,” and “The Brothers Solomon.”
He has appeared in such shows as “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Entourage,” and can currently be seen playing “Saul Goodman” on the current season of AMC’s “Breaking Bad.”