Adam McKay is a screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay is most famous for his partnership with comedian Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through their production company Gary Sanchez Productions.
May 31, 2023
Adam McKay (director of Anchorman, The Big Short and Don’t Look Up) joins Paul & Amy to discuss his Top 3 films, including a gonzo comedy classic and an early masterpiece from an Italian legend.
April 4, 2021
Writer/director/producer Adam McKay feels old-fashioned-twelve-year-old-about-to-have-a-sleepover excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.
Adam sits down with Conan to talk about birthdays in Worcester, MA, famous pranks from the early days of UCB, the challenge of adapting The Big Short to film, and exploring the untold narratives around basketball players who lost their lives with his new podcast Death at the Wing. Later, Conan demands his assistant Sona explain her reasons for not owning a microwave.
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March 16, 2017
Adam McKay and Neil Casey join Matt Besser for a special improv3humans! They perform scenes about a gourmet cook who uses Chef Boyardee sauce in his recipes, a boy with a talent for hiding and complaining, and a skydiver who is concerned about his vintage shoes. Plus, a Home Shopping Network agent is excessively judgmental, and the race for the title of World’s Youngest Record Holder gets heated.
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV).
November 21, 2013
Warning: You are tuning into some muther-f-n unapologetic improv from Matt Besser, Adam McKay, and Mike Still on a special improv3humans! Things get mad crazy as they travel from unpronounceable camps to the trenches of the Pacific. Plus, Adam addresses being called out by Jim Breuer over his departure from SNL in another edition of Case Closed. You can now get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!
December 19, 2012
Welcome to the first episode of Owen & TJ Read The News! Every month Owen Burke (Funny or Die) and TJ (Adam McKay) read the news and get into the culture of Jacksonville, a.k.a J-Ville. On their first episode they discuss the looming fiscal cliff, Papa John’s raising their prices due to Obamacare, and the Hostess bankruptcy. New episodes of Owen & TJ Read the News drop monthly on Earwolf and iTunes. Make sure to subscribe!
September 20, 2012
We took to the Earwolf Forums and asked YOU which were the best scenes in the past episodes of improv4humans and had so many to choose from that we split them into two very special sampler episodes. Enjoy this pu-pu platter of some of your favorite scenes from an all star cast of improvisers and stay tuned for Volume 2! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.