Category: Interviews

Trashwire interviews the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs the World 2

Trashwire interviews the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Scott Pilgrim vs the World was getting a lot of buzz long before it screened at Comic Con in July. Adapted from Brian Lee O’Malley’s hugely popular comic, the film is about Scott (Michael...

Trashwire sits down with Arj Barker at Comedy Works in Denver 4

Trashwire sits down with Arj Barker at Comedy Works in Denver

Arj Barker is best known in the USA for his role as Dave on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, but he has also been doing stand up for over a decade and...

Pop culture meets politics: Trashwire returns to the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner 13

Pop culture meets politics: Trashwire returns to the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

The annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington D.C. can be one of the most bizarre and surreal events of the year. Where else are you going to be able to chat with Henry Kissinger and Heidi Montag in the same room? This year’s event marked the fourth time Trashwire has covered the pre-party scene and, as usual, it didn’t disappoint.

SXSW Review: 21 1

SXSW Review: 21

A special screening of the new film 21 took place at the Paramount Theater in Austin, TX as part of the SXSW Film Festival. The film is about a group of MIT students who travel to Las Vegas on weekends to count cards and win big. After the screening, members of the cast and crew did a Q&A with the audience.

One man, one interview with Pablo Francisco 1

One man, one interview with Pablo Francisco

Pablo Francisco has been doing stand-up since he was 17 when he entered his first comedy contest in Tucson, Arizona. His comedy has been readily available through the internet with recent remakes of his “preview man” voice jokes. He has been featured on Mad TV, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and recently at the Houston Improv where he sat down with Trashwire’s Wil Chinchilla.

Sebastian Maniscalo tours the ‘Wild West’ with Vince Vaughn 0

Sebastian Maniscalo tours the ‘Wild West’ with Vince Vaughn

Sebastian Maniscalo has been pursing his stand-up career for ten years now, and his role as the new “golden boy” of comedy has come through a lot of hard work and sacrifice. Maniscalo has been on many late show programs but his recent role in the new documentary Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show has enabled Maniscalo’s star to grow. He recently sat down with Trashwire’s Wil Chinchilla for an interview.

Wil interviews Team Tiger Awesome 0

Wil interviews Team Tiger Awesome

Team Tiger Awesome is generating a following that can be closely compared to many other greats of the internet like The Lonely Island, The Whitest Kids U Know, and Dax Flame. I recently got the chance to sit down with one of the members of the 13th most popular sketch comedy group, Team Tiger Awesome, an L.A.-based troupe made up of Clint Cage, Michael Truly, and interviewee Nick Mundy.

Playing “Rock Paper Scissors” with Ian Bagg 1

Playing “Rock Paper Scissors” with Ian Bagg

Ian Bagg, a Vancouver native, has had a prestigious career. He has risen through the ranks and earned the coveted Comedy Central Presents half-hour special. Bagg recently sat down with Wil to talk about blast engineering, Canada, and Carlos Mencia.

One Night Standup with Nick Swardson 1

One Night Standup with Nick Swardson

Nick Swardson has been doing standup since the age of 19. Since then Swardson has had two half-hour specials on Comedy Central, been a spokesperson for a soft drink, written/co-written three major motion picture scripts, and is currently on a “big standup tour” throughout all improv comedy clubs.