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Pete Holmes on Conspiracies, Humor, and ‘Crashing’

The comedian and actor joins Bill to discuss his start in comedy, the premise behind his HBO series, and much more

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Bill Simmons is joined by comedian and star of HBO’s Crashing, Pete Holmes, to discuss his start in comedy, his favorite conspiracy theories (11:00), why roasts are therapeutic (22:00), the art vs. the person (28:00), the premise behind Crashing (33:00), New York’s stand-up scene (46:00), recording with Garry Shandling (55:00), Aaron Rodgers’s UFO obsession (1:03:00), the power of boredom (1:12:00), and finding the weirdness with podcasts (1:20:00).

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