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Ep. #816: Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr. discusses headlining a coast-to-coast Just for Laughs tour across Canada in November, the World Series, being on the road and learning a lot about Canada, why he left his correspondent role on The Daily Show and whether he’s still interested in hosting it, the fragile state of late night TV and other ways comedians thrive these days, his work on Better Call Saul, performing at the 2023 White House Correspondents Dinner and what President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris said to him afterwards, the CFL, talking to regular people, other future plans, and much more.

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