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07/07/2014 | Filed In: Reggie Watts | Comedy Bang Bang | Richie T | X96 | Radio From Hell

Richie T interview with Reggie Watts

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Reggie Watts

How did you get involved with the Oddball Comedy Festival?

I’ve had a good relationship with Funny or Die and when they were formulating this tour they started grabbing people that they know and people that they like. That was pretty much it. It was pretty mellow. It was just like, “Hey do you want to do this thing?”

Did you start in comedy?

No, I had actually started in music and was very serious about it for a very long time, but I had done some comedy, drama, and improv in grade school and high school. It was definitely part of my upbringing; I just didn’t make it more formal until I moved to New York in 2003.

How did you get involved with Comedy Bang Bang?

I was involved from the beginning. I had done Scott’s LIVE show and Podcast, as well as written the Comedy Bang Bang Theme song when it was a podcast, so it was a natural evolution from there.

You were part of ‘America’s Next Top Model’ last year as a fake director and nobody knew who you were. What was that like?

It was a surprise to me too. It was really, really fun wearing a stupid disguise which I improvised before getting on camera since they didn’t have a wardrobe for me. I just told them to grab me these few things, so I grabbed a woman’s sweater to wear.
 

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