Judd Apatow: 2/16/16

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Judd Apatow is a writer, director, and producer of, more than likely, one of your favorite movies or shows. Today, Judd discusses the impact of Steve Martin on his career (2:00) and the existential conflict that fuels his work (13:00). Plus, Judd talks about his role as a mentor for Amy Schumer and Lena Dunham (22:00), how he manages a writer’s room (30:00), and why he may be looking to do something different on his next big project (36:00).
Judd’s new series, Love, is available this Friday (2/19) on Netflix. And Girls returns on HBO this Sunday (2/21).
Topics mentioned:
Love on Netflix
Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatow
Girls on HBO
Stripes
Waiting for Godot
by Samuel Beckett
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Hannah and Her Sisters
The Purple Rose of Cairo
Freaks and Geeks
Philadelphia
Roseanne
Tiny Furniture
Metropolitan
Everybody Love Raymond
The Ben Stiller Show
Cape Fear
Funny People
This is 40
Groundhog Day

People mentioned:
Judd Apatow
Adam McKay
Garry Shandling
Albert Brooks
Steve Martin
Michael Che
Bob Shad
Tony Robbins
Paul Lynde
Mike Nichols
Mel Brooks
Harold Ramis
Samuel Beckett
Paul Feig
Bill Cosby
Al Franken
Kristen Wiig
Lena Dunham
Amy Schumer
Leslie Mann
Phil Rosenthal
David Cross
Dino Stamatopoulos
Steve Carell
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