The Three Questions with Andy Richter

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Host Andy Richter asks the same three questions to each guest: Where do you come from? Where are you going? What have you learned? These three simple questions, when answered honestly and thoughtfully, are enough to provide a pretty complete picture ...Show More
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1:46:11 | Dec 10th

Comedian Tim Heidecker talks with Andy Richter about making demos with his high school band, being plucked from obscurity by Bob Odenkirk, propmastering on low budget horror films, and immersing himself in the comedy of real people with Tim and Eric ...Show More

1:24:24 | Dec 3rd

Actress and comedian Janet Varney (The JV Club, The Legend of Korra) talks with Andy Richter about dealing with parental separation, her first jobs selling Australian goods and high-end miniatures, tricky toilets from abroad, being a showbiz pragmati...Show More
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1:11:09 | Nov 26th

Author and comedian Josh Gondelman chats with Andy Richter about giving the best apologies, laying the groundwork for a writing career, and the most important $40 he was ever given. Plus, Josh talks bridging the gap between stand-up and teaching, sto...Show More

1:33:50 | Nov 19th

Actress and comedian Michaela Watkins talks with Andy Richter about a hereditary love of math, her first stage role as a British maid, how to stay invested in the material, bidding farewell to Portland for a career in LA, and the boom of female-led p...Show More

1:29:21 | Nov 12th

Comedian and UCB co-founder Matt Besser talks with Andy Richter about wild improv parties from their early days in Chicago, foraying into stand-up via a college contest, humiliation as a driving force, and overcoming the inertia of being unknown. Plu...Show More
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1:11:49 | Nov 5th

Author and Jeopardy legend Ken Jennings joins Andy Richter to talk about growing up in Seoul, how his Mormon upbringing has shaped his life, and the behind-the-scenes story of his famed Jeopardy run. Plus, Ken discusses how he’s made a career out of ...Show More

1:11:32 | Oct 29th

Actor, director and author LeVar Burton joins Andy Richter to talk about transplanting from West Germany to Sacramento, getting cast in Roots right out of college, and engaging kids with literature on Reading Rainbow. Plus, LeVar discusses his work o...Show More

1:20:43 | Oct 22nd

Actress, comedian, and writer Andrea Savage (I’m Sorry) talks to Andy Richter about overachieving academically, using nervousness as a driving influence, terrifying prop babies, and her new podcast “Andrea Savage: A Grown-Up Woman #buttholes”. Plus, ...Show More

1:03:09 | Oct 15th

Animator, writer, and director Loren Bouchard (Dr. Katz, Bob’s Burgers) talks with Andy Richter about growing up in a family of blue collar artists, why bartending is perfect preparation for working in production, coming alive through gratitude, and ...Show More

1:19:29 | Oct 8th

Actor, producer, and director Seth Green sits down with Andy Richter to discuss discovering a love for theatrics during summer camp, pulling public pranks, and acclimating to fame. Plus, Seth talks about Robot Chicken’s journey to the airwaves, how a...Show More

1:19:08 | Oct 1st

Comedian and actor Baron Vaughn talks to Andy Richter about his “scandalous” birth, finding his performative self in Las Vegas, trying not to pass down bad habits, and the timeline of his showbiz trajectory. Plus, Baron discusses finding permanence i...Show More

1:32:17 | Sep 24th

Comedian, director, and host of Comedy Bang Bang Scott Aukerman talks with Andy Richter about his first public access program, launching from Mr. Show to Comedy Bang Bang and the founding of his very own podcast network, and behind-the-scenes scoops ...Show More

1:51:05 | Sep 17th

Actress Jane Lynch sits down with Andy Richter to talk about growing up the funny kid in Dolton, IL, being too classical for a Shakespeare company, performing together in The Real Live Brady Bunch, and coming out organically. Later, Jane shares what ...Show More

1:22:22 | Sep 10th

Actor and comedian Scott Thompson sits down with Andy Richter to talk about having heart to hearts with his dad about concrete, his biggest childhood literary influence, and learning to look forward to retirement. Plus, Scott discusses the writing go...Show More

1:29:57 | Sep 3rd

Actor Dax Shepard talks to Andy Richter about being raised by a single mother, feeling the need to win every interaction, casting what-ifs, and the pitfalls of having a public marriage. Plus, Dax breaks down why he considers himself bad at picking wh...Show More

1:03:28 | Aug 27th

Comedian and actress Nicole Byer chats with Andy Richter about knowing your therapist too well, special details to include in your will, and the little details that separate good and truly great actors. Later, Nicole talks about her future goals and ...Show More

1:22:26 | Aug 20th

Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan joins Andy Richter to talk about using comedy to survive being the youngest sibling, generational gaps and the importance of civics, his wife Jeannie’s inspiring recovery from a brain tumor, and more. Plus, Jim shares h...Show More

1:10:16 | Aug 13th

Comedian Joel Kim Booster sits down with Andy Richter to talk about controversial theater school productions, having his parents discover he was gay by reading his diary, and how he used live theater to launchpad into stand-up comedy. Plus, Joel shar...Show More

1:02:03 | Aug 6th

Comedian Ron Funches joins Andy Richter to talk about forming a complete picture of their parents as adults, raising a son with autism, dealing with “fatness barometers,” and throwing vision board parties. Later, Ron shares self-improvement tips he’s...Show More

55:10 | Jul 30th

Comedian, actress, and writer Amy Sedaris joins Andy Richter to discuss Girl Scout-level ambition, what she loved about performing with Second City, and her fondness for rabbits. Later, Amy shares some of her entrepreneurial passions. This epi...Show More

48:16 | Jul 23rd

Actress, author, and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik joins Andy Richter to discuss growing up working on the TV series Blossom, raising a child while in grad school, and the anxiety of live theater. Plus, Mayim looks forward to designing her own neurosci...Show More

1:00:05 | Jul 16th

Actress Natasha Lyonne joins Andy Richter to discuss working with Marlon Brando on Scary Movie 2, the difference between east and west coast therapists, and being more fit than people give them credit for. Plus, Natasha talks about her experience ove...Show More

1:05:36 | Jul 8th

Actor, author and showrunner Abbi Jacobson joins Andy Richter for the series debut of The Three Questions with Andy Richter. They discuss Abbi’s upbringing in an artistic family outside of Philadelphia, the complicated process of discovering what’s b...Show More

01:24 | Jun 14th

Host Andy Richter asks the same three questions to each guest: Where do you come from? Where are you going? What have you learned? These three simple questions, when answered honestly and thoughtfully, are enough to provide a pretty complete picture ...Show More