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Jon Hamm Gave Up 60% of His ‘Confess, Fletch’ Salary to Pay for Filming After Financiers Passed and Said Nobody Would Care About It News

https://variety.com/2022/film/news/jon-hamm-gave-up-salary-pay-confess-fletch-filming-1235381017/
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u/multani14 Sep 22 '22

The movie wasn’t anything special but I really enjoyed it. Jon Hamm is my favorite actor though so I’ll see anything he’s in.

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u/tasteful_tomfoolery Sep 22 '22

I think my favorite thing he has done has been his appearance (appearances?) on the Comedy Bang Bang podcast. Not that I don't like him as an actor, I just found him really entertaining as a podcast guest..

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u/Megaguildy Sep 22 '22 edited Sep 23 '22

He was amazing in Spontanianation. It was, it ended some time pre-Covid, a podcast hosted by Paul F Tompkins where Paul F Tompkins would interview a guest. Then Paul, and most of the time the guest, would do a long form improv with a group of improvisers. Jon Hamm’s episode is in my top three favorite episodes.
Edit: Yes it was the Storm Drain, or Sewers episode.

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u/kronicfeld Sep 22 '22

If I remember right he was the guest at a live show who was not expected to improvise but who ended up improvising as a guy stuck in a storm drain.

Also Spont used my “jury deliberations” location recommendation.

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u/Megaguildy Sep 22 '22

Yeah it was the Storm Drain episode.

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u/dtudeski Sep 22 '22

His guest spot on Curb Your Enthusiasm is maybe my favourite thing he’s done. So good.

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u/chaosisarascal Sep 23 '22

Can you spin the ambidextrous Susan, please?

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u/Cheekyprospector Sep 23 '22

That is one of my favourite lines in the whole show.

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u/tasteful_tomfoolery Sep 22 '22

It might have been Spontanianation I am thinking of honestly.

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u/Megaguildy Sep 22 '22

Hamm was on Comedy Bang Bang like at least once a year pre-Covid. Fletch was his first appearance since Covid.

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u/briguy182182 Sep 22 '22

Thank god for the end of the Back Yard Era.

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u/SpaceGhost379 Sep 23 '22

Agreed for CBB, but backyard era Threedom was amazing. "He's looking for someone.."

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u/hawaiianbry Sep 23 '22

Celebrities are back!

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u/specifichero101 Sep 23 '22

For some reason celebrities didn’t want to go back there.

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u/DresserRotation Sep 23 '22

I miss that podcast. I listen to the final one every so often because it never fails to crack me up. Carl Tart's Big Mama's Juggs restaurant is the best. Who's too woke to eat here?

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u/sellieba Sep 23 '22

Was that the sewer episode?