BA #137: Alex Rubens

July 3, 2016 | 9:06 pm |

Alex Rubens Podcast Interview

On the one-hundred and thirty-seventh Box Angeles writer Alex Rubens (Keanu, Rick and Morty) stops by Studio 309. He discusses going sober, growing up on the Upper West Side, attending Yale, a chance meeting with Jordan Peele, and more!


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The BA #137 Breakdown
– Box rants an idea to stop tow trucks.
– Drinking and sobriety and rituals.
– Growing up in the Upper West Side and attending an all boys private school.
– Always thinking of himself as a writer and going to Yale.
– Moving back to NYC and odd jobs.
– Deciding to move to LA and a chance meeting with Jordan Peele.
– Landing Key and Peele, Community and taking UCB classes.
– Alex describes what he does in three words.
– Alex answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Alex discusses what content he consumes and who he’d like to work with.
– Alex’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Belgian Wit



For more Alex, catch his work on Key and Peele on Amazon and follow him on Twitter @atrubens.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder thinks there should be a consumer product to stop two trucks. Follow him @boxangeles.