Baron Vaughn

Baron Vaughn is an American comedian and actor, known for his portrayal of Nwabudike “Bud” Bergstein on the Netflix television series Grace and Frankie and Tom Servo on the 2017 revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Guest Appearances

January 18, 2024

Joyeux vendredi, con-gregation! We go back to our episode with Baron Vaughn on ze podcast. We discuss ze French imposter who scammed his way into millions.

December 21, 2020

Bonjour, con-gregation! Baron Vaughn is on ze podcast today to discuss ze French imposter who scammed his way into millions. Très wild, non? Hon hon hon. Stay schemin!

September 30, 2019

Comedian and actor Baron Vaughn talks to Andy Richter about his “scandalous” birth, finding his performative self in Las Vegas, trying not to pass down bad habits, and the timeline of his showbiz trajectory. Plus, Baron discusses finding permanence in fatherhood and creating the artistic space he wishes he’d had with his show “The New Negroes.”

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp ( code: THREEQUESTIONS) and The Hilarious World of Depression.

May 16, 2019

Cam talks whittling, Mothman and grandparents. Sets from Erin Lampart, Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino and Baron Vaughn.

May 7, 2019

Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn of The New Negroes join Andrew and Tawny to discuss caller questions about a theatre group looking for actors of color, a white woman looking for advice on her racist family meeting her black boyfriend for the first time, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

This episode is brought to you by The Sun is Also a Star.

April 14, 2019

Comedian and actor extraordinaire Baron Vaughn joins Scott to talk about his new Comedy Central series The New Negroes which he hosts with Open Mike Eagle. Then, Denny Simpson from Alabama Pest Control stops by to talk about ethically capturing animals. Later, automobile salesman Gregory Smith drops by to tell us about selling experiences and stories. Plus, a game of Would You Rather!

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