So honey now, take episode fifty-five into your loving arms, kiss it under the light of a thousand stars! On the fifty-fifth Box Angeles actor Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show) stops by Studio 309. He discusses doing stand up as a pre-teen, Lisa Kudrow’s personal advice, finding success in LA, and more!
The BA #055 Breakdown —
– Box rants yogurt containers.
– Drinking and rituals and unemployment.
– Growing up in New Jersey and being an asshole as a child as a result of being bullied.
– Emulating Richard Jeni and doing stand up for Bar Mitzvahs at age 12.
– Lisa Kudrow’s personal advice and beginning to audition in Manhattan.
– Booking first audition that didn’t air and landing voiceover work.
– Financials of a child actor and adding the second ‘M’.
– Landing Freaks and Geeks after four auditions and moving to Los Angeles.
– Living at Oakwoods Apartments – the Sherman Oaks one – and finding successes in LA.
– Considering college, avoiding commercials and getting back into comedy.
The BAQ —
– Samm describes what he does in three words and gives his logline.
– Samm answers why Hollywood and his favorite thing about LA.
– Samm discusses who he enjoys to watch and who he’d like to work with.
– Samm’s favorite thing he has done and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.
Guest Beer — Angel City, Winter Vanilla Porter
Mike ‘Box’ Elder is an aspiring actor. He hates yogurt containers and thinks they need to be re-designed. Follow him on Twitter @mikeboxelder.