Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer is a SAG Award-winning actor, writer and director who has established himself as one of today’s go-to comedic artists in film and television. He was recently seen opposite Don Cheadle in Showtime’s Black Monday. He will next be seen opposite Jennifer Garner in the Netflix film Family Leave. Other screen credits include HBO’s Veep, NBC’s The Good Place, HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat, Hulu’s Future Man, FX’s The League and Facebook Watch’s Human Discoveries.
Screen credits include Happily opposite Joel McHale and Lionsgate’s Long Shot, the A24 feature Slice and the SXSW coming of age drama Summer 03. Paul was also featured in the Oscar-nominated A24 film The Disaster Artist. Additionally, he co-hosts two of iTunes’s most popular podcasts, How Did This Get Made and Unspooled and hosted the Marvel talk show The World’s Greatest Book Club on YouTube that helped raise funds for struggling comic book shops during the on-going covid pandemic. Paul also directed an episode of the Marvel anthology series, Marvel’s 616 for Disney + and is also developing an interactive comedy series for Eko and Bullitt Entertainment. He can be heard in the CBS All Access animated series Lower Decks and the Netflix series Big Mouth. His memoir Joyful Recollections of Trauma will be released in 2023. 


How Did This Get Made?

with Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas, June Diane Raphael

Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it’s amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas want to hear about it! We’ll watch it with our funniest friends, and report back to you with the results.


with Paul Scheer, Amy Nicholson

Listen up, film fans! Actor & comedian Paul Scheer and film critic Amy Nicholson want your advice as they make the ultimate list of the greatest movies of all time. In Season 1, they watched every one of the AFI’s Top 100 films…and decided they could kick off half. Now, they’re filling in the gaps by investigating wildly…

Guest Appearances

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April 4, 2023

Friend of the pod, enemy of the state, and special Deep Dive husband Paul Scheer joins to sub-in for Jessica St Clair.

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August 16, 2022

This week we have a treat for our Deep Divers and giving you all a first listen of the crossover podcast of the century. June, Jessica, Paul Scheer and Jason Mantzoukas cover the 2011 film, Love On A Leash. June and Jessica ask the same questions you expect, “do you find your dog attractive” and “what are the proper packing cubes to use”? June questions the details of using a ‘hot spot’ and her Jessica and Jason break down what we can only call “dog boudoir” photos. Remember Deep Divers do NOT sleep on Kyle. 

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November 3, 2021

As a child, Paul Scheer developed a taste for cola mixed with milk from his favorite television show. Sounds like a habit one would eventually grow out of, but as Walt Disney once said, “that’s the real trouble with the world: too many people grow up.” Featuring Paul’s dad Bill, and Seth’s parents too.

Listen to Paul Scheer’s podcast “Unspooled” wherever podcasts are found. And check out Paul’s Twitch channel at Paul has a weekly Thursday show with Rob Huebel and curates an awesome lineup of other programming throughout the month.

September 30, 2021

Michelle and Dan discuss the highs and lows of the Tony Awards, PVSD (post-vacation stress disorder), and Netflix’s SQUID GAME. Then, the always charming Paul Scheer joins Michelle to discuss the secret to aging well (always looking old?), the magic of love languages, and the one place Michelle would like to have her ashes scattered: Target.

August 2, 2021

Sorry unceremoniously dumps Stew after a roboticist attempts to repair her mainframe. Is this the end of their “Storry”? (Get it? Stew x Sorry? A ship name and a pun!) With special guest Paul Scheer!

July 26, 2021

The misadventures of Tucker and his crew continue as the team voyages into the depths of space in search of Something in order to resurrect Earth and save the galaxy. With special guest Paul Scheer!