David Cross on Useful Idiots


The infinitely funny and smart David Cross stopped by for a chat and we couldn’t contain our excitement. You know him from Mr. Show, Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (tip from Wilson: the best hidden gem show you’ll find), and his hilarious standup specials.

And now you know him as a Useful Idiot.

We talk comedy: creating a standup special, using audience feedback to perfect his set, and how he felt when Netflix took down an episode of w/ Bob and David for having a character in blackface.

We talk politics: why Bernie would’ve won, why (some) Hillary Clinton supporters were blinded by tribalism, and why Andrew Yang should “fuck all the way off.”

And for good measure we geek out about our favorite David Cross roles and bits.

Come back Monday for the extended interview where we take a deep dive into his new special “I’m From the Future,” politics, and more.

Plus, Joe Manchin and the crackhead daughters, military-grade snow removal, and naked but masked.

It’s all this, and more, on this week’s episode of Useful Idiots. Check it out.

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