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Jeff Garlin: I'm The Designated Hitter

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Why did Jeff Garlin cancel his Rolling Stone subscription? Jeff tells Steve and Maria he's furious because of who they've put on the cover: the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect. Jeff also goes off on Twitter, the Marc Anthony backlash, and the news coverage of the story.

Oh by the way, Jeff has also written and directed a new movie called "Dealin' With Idiots"...which hits LA theaters today. Jeff talks about casting his friends for little money to make this comedy inspired by real life experiences with his son's baseball team and the parents who take part.

Jeff also talks about the future of Curb Your Enthusiasm and when the next season will start.

Fun Facts About Jeff Garlin:

  • Jeff an American comedian, actor, producer, voice artist, director, writer, podcast host and author. He has acted in many television shows and some movies, but is best known for his role as Jeff Greene on the HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm.
  • In 1984, at the age of 22, Garlin moved back to Chicago, to perform with the comedy troupe The Second City, into which he had been accepted, as well as to pursue a stand-up comedy career there.
  • Several years later, he was roommates with Conan O'Brien, who was then a comedy writer. (He remains close to O'Brien, and after O'Brien was removed as host of The Tonight Show in 2010 so that Jay Leno could return, Garlin stated that he would not be a guest on the show again.)
  • On television, Garlin is a co-star and executive producer in the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. The show stars Larry David, the co-creator of Seinfeld. Garlin co-stars in the show as Larry David's manager.

(Source: Wikipedia)

‘Dealin' With Idiots' is in theaters now.

You can follow Jeff on Twitter: @jeffgarlin

His Website: www.jeffgarlin.com

 

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