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The Scott Aukerman Interrogation Part II: Podcasts and the president
The Scott Aukerman Interrogation Part II: Podcasts and the president

Thursday night is once again, and for the next many weeks, "Comedy Bang! Bang!" night on IFC, with sweater-wearing host Scott Aukerman and bushy-haired "bandleader" Reggie Watts your guides to a world in which most anything can happen. Last week, to coincide with the (20-episode!) third-season premiere of this strange and deceptively ambitious talk-show-shaped meta-sketch-comedy, in which each character (some representing themselves, some not) seems to exist in a private parallel universe, I interviewed Aukerman, whose long-running namesake podcast was the series' inspiration. Not only a comedian but an organizer of comedians and a creator of occasions, having staged...

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