Michael Herbert Schur is an American television producer, writer, and character actor.
March 3, 2022
Author, showrunner, “Mose” from the Office, and creator of The Good Place Mike Schur joins Jameela this week to discuss casting Jameela as Tahani, Jameela learning good set behavior (and not showing everyone funny porn), Mike’s “no assholes” rule, why The Trolley Problem is so complicated, what Mike learned from Lost creator Damon Lindelof, and more. They wrap things up by answering listener questions about Mike’s favorite curse word replacements and what we owe each other.
Check out Mike Schur’s new book – How to be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question
Follow Mike on Twitter@kentremendous
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February 27, 2022
Producer and writer Mike Schur feels fine about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.
Mike and Conan sit down to talk about Mike’s new book How To Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question, the culture of consequence, and striving to be better at apologizing and forgiving. Later, Conan recounts his experience assisting an unlucky fan with their marriage proposal.
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January 25, 2022
This week Jenna and Angela interview Mike Schur! Mike Schur wrote on the first four seasons of “The Office” and played Dwight’s mysterious cousin, Mose Schrute. Mike also worked on “Saturday Night Live” and created shows like “Parks and Recreation”, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, “The Good Place” and “Rutherford Falls”. Angela talks with Mike about a scene where she slapped him so hard he spun, Jenna and Mike talk about the difference between acting on a TV show vs a movie, and of course, Mike talks about his love/hate relationship with playing the character of Mose. So take a trip down memory lane and enjoy the moments of a stringy beard man who works on America’s favorite beet farm.
Check out Mike Schur’s Book, “How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question”: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/How-to-Be-Perfect/Michael-Schur/9781982159313
Follow Mike on Twitter: @KenTremendous
August 9, 2021
Writer and Producer Mike Schur joins Andy to talk about writing on Saturday Night Live, Harvard, not overstaying your welcome in showbiz, and more.