The Moment with Brian Koppelman
Judd Apatow: 2/16/16
Feb 16, 2016 · 48 min
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Judd Apatow is a writer, director, and producer of, more than likely, one of your favorite movies or shows. Today, Judd discusses the impact of Steve Martin on his career (2:00) and the existential conflict that fuels his work (13:00). Plus, Judd talks about his role as a mentor for Amy Schumer and Lena Dunham (22:00), how he manages a writer’s room (30:00), and why he may be looking to do something different on his next big project (36:00).

Judd’s new series, Love, is available this Friday (2/19) on Netflix. And Girls returns on HBO this Sunday (2/21).

Topics mentioned:

Love on Netflix

Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatow

Girls on HBO


Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Hannah and Her Sisters

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Freaks and Geeks



Tiny Furniture


Everybody Love Raymond

The Ben Stiller Show

Cape Fear

Funny People

This is 40

Groundhog Day

People mentioned:

Judd Apatow

Adam McKay

Garry Shandling

Albert Brooks

Steve Martin

Michael Che

Bob Shad

Tony Robbins

Paul Lynde

Mike Nichols

Mel Brooks

Harold Ramis

Samuel Beckett

Paul Feig

Bill Cosby

Al Franken

Kristen Wiig

Lena Dunham

Amy Schumer

Leslie Mann

Phil Rosenthal

David Cross

Dino Stamatopoulos

Steve Carell


Twitter: @BrianKoppelman


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