Mike, Max and Shane discuss Shane being excluded from plans, Max’s trip to Cleveland to see Jay Z and Beyoncé, LeBron James’ “I Promise” School and Mike and Shane’s trip to the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal that featured a surprise set from Dave Chappelle, John Mayer and more.
Chris Redd (“Saturday Night Live,” “Popstar”) tells Mike about pitching “Come Back Barack” to Chance The Rapper, his process, a comedy pilot with Mark Little, “Popstar,” auditioning for “SNL” and getting the call from Lorne Michaels.
Mike O’Brien (“Saturday Night Live,” “A.P. Bio”) tells Mike about his festival experience, getting into comedy, improv at Second City, auditioning for “SNL,” Canadian humour, being hired as a writer by Seth Meyers, a failed pitch to Betty White and Lorne Michaels.
For dessert, Shane describes the highs and lows of shooting Digital Desserts in Montreal and his attempt at redemption with Vanessa Grimaldi of “The Bachelor.”