On the one-hundred and thirty-eighth Box Angeles actor Michael ‘Mookie’ Blaiklock (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23) stops by Studio 309. He discusses growing up in Massachusetts, attending Emerson College, starting early at UCB, and more!
The BA #138 Breakdown
– Box rants “from downtown” in sports.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up the only child in Massachusetts and being a ‘shitty’ kid.
– Doing a little of everything and playing in a band.
– Attending Emerson College and getting involved in sketch / improv.
– Spending the last semester in LA interning and starting out at UCB’s Not Too Shabby.
– Working as a runner, nanny and getting a commercial agent.
– Landing a movie, negotiating with the union and writing for Comedy Bang! Bang!
– Michael describes what he does in three words.
– Michael answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Michael discusses what content he consumes and who he’d like to work with.
– Michael’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.
STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Belgian Wit
An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder thinks deep threes are ‘from the suburbs’. Follow him @boxangeles.