BA #023: Chris Thayer

April 29, 2014 | 8:33 am |

Comedian Chris Thayer Interview and Background


Been around the world, don’t speak the language, but episode twenty-three’s booty don’t need explaining! On the twenty-third Box Angeles podcast, comedian Chris Thayer (The Pete Holmes Show) stops by Studio 309. He discusses the recent passing of his mother, how he reached out to his comedy idols when he was starting out, a wild night in Atlanta and more!


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The BA #023 Breakdown —
– Box rants hair products and their lack of protective layers.
– Not drinking and growing up across the Southwest.
– The recent passing of Chris’ mother and its influence in comedy.
– Moving to San Francisco and reaching out to his comedy idols.
– Coming to Los Angeles and working on the Pete Holmes Show.
– Chris describes his favorite part of LA, what he does in three words and gives his logline.
– Chris discusses who / what he enjoys to watch and who he’d like to work with.
– Chris shares his favorite night out partying with Pete Holmes at the Clermont Lounge in Atlanta.
– How Chris defines success.
– Closing line / sign-off.


Guest Beer — Stone, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale



For more Chris, check out his website for shows and follow him on Twitter @ChrisThayerSays.


Mike ‘Box’ Elder is an aspiring actor. He worries about the credibility of his hair products. Follow him on Twitter @mikeboxelder.