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You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes

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Language  English
Debut  October 25, 2011
Audio format  mp3
Provider  Nerdist Industries
Genre  Comedy, entertainment, spirituality
No. of episodes  338 (as of October 2, 2016)

You Made It Weird is a semi-weekly comedy interview podcast hosted by comedian Pete Holmes on the Nerdist network since October 25, 2011. The show originated under the premise that Holmes would ask his guest, usually a fellow comedian, about three "weird" things he knew about them, but has since evolved into a much more loose conversation about such complex topics as comedy, religion, and sexuality.

While initially focusing on interviews with comedians, an increasing number of guests from other fields have appeared on the show, including musicians, pastors, scientists, and authors. Many guests comment on Holmes' unique laugh, which tends to be very loud and borderline obnoxious. Katie Levine is the producer of the podcast.

The show is usually recorded in-studio at the Nerdist studio at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, California. Since March 21, 2012, Holmes has recorded multiple live episodes of the podcast, in Austin at South by Southwest, New York, Bloomington, Chicago, Montreal, Quebec, San Francisco, Los Angeles at the LA Riot Festival, and Toronto at Just For Laughs. These have featured several guests rather than the usual one, and focus more on comedy rather than the in-depth discussion of a regular episode.

Notable guests

  • Judd Apatow
  • Rob Bell
  • Doug Benson
  • Michael Ian Black
  • Hannibal Buress
  • Bill Burr
  • Adam Carolla
  • Dana Carvey
  • Michael Che
  • Dane Cook
  • Rob Delaney
  • Jim Gaffigan
  • Zach Galifianakis
  • Noel Gallagher
  • Dana Gould
  • Jon Hamm
  • Dan Harmon
  • Ellie Kemper
  • Keegan-Michael Key
  • Jimmy Kimmel
  • David Koechner
  • Al Madrigal
  • Marc Maron
  • Demetri Martin
  • T.J. Miller
  • Chelsea Peretti
  • Brian Regan
  • Aaron Rodgers
  • Ray Romano
  • Garry Shandling
  • Iliza Shlesinger
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Brody Stevens
  • Paul F. Tompkins
  • Andy Samberg
  • In a 2013 A.V. Club interview, Holmes lists his favorite guests as Emily Gordon and Bert Kreischer. Harris Wittels described his long battle with addiction and his new found sobriety just months before his death in February.

    References

    You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes Wikipedia


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