I admire people who make it a point to be great talk show guests. They don't just half-ass it, they try to make their appearance an actual moment.
Old school guys who were great at this: Charles Grodin and Super Dave (both relied on fake animosity with the host that was a great change of pace from typical interviews). Norm Macdonald is always terrific.
And Adam Carolla is another guy who always comes out swinging. Here's a fun clip of him on "Talkshow with Spike Feresten."
Totally sounds like a conversation you'd hear at We're All Friends Here.
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Talk show guests who really try
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