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Humor Me : Evan Gore, Children's Television Writer

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Uploaded on Aug 31, 2011

Very few people can say that they've written for shows that range from The Mickey Mouse Club to Futurama, Evan Gore can. Besides just being very funny, Evan started out as a performer at Second City in Chicago and told us about how that led to writing for all kinds of Kids TV, even though I interrupted him 100 times. He's also performs, teaches Improv and helped me learn how to hold a gun in a scene; something every American should know.

0:00-0:30: Opening titles
0:30-5:48: Ed's opening monologue. Ed talks about his fondest childhood memories.
5:48- 8:00: "The Nelsons" video
8:00-9:16: Ed starts his interview with Evan Gore, specifically his shirt.
9:16-11:11: Evan talks about his writing partner, his wife.
11:11-16:06: Evan talks about his first writing job, writing for the Disney Channel. Ed and Evan also accuse their water glasses of failing at their careers. Evan also talks about his experience teaching improv comedy.
16:06-19:01-: Evan gives Ed some of his best improv comedy tools, they talk about the best things one picks up from improv comedy.
19:01-23:10: Evan talks about writing for "The Mickey Mouse Club."
23:10-26:13: Evan talks about his other jobs writing for children's television, mostly for Nickelodeon. He also discusses the advantages and disadvantages.
26:13-27:31: Ed talks about his disappointing "Star Search" audition.
27:31-30:18: Evan talks about when he "made it" in L.A., and his proudest moments as a writer.
30:18-:32:02 Evan talks about his family, specifically what he explains to his children, and what shows they watch.
32:02-34:33:"My World" video, one of Ed's favorite shows as a kid.
34:33-38:58: Ed talks about the difference between modern kid's shows and the ones from the good ol' days.
38:58-43:03: Evan talks about how writing for children prepared him for dealing with having children.
43:03-45:33: "Fast Five!"
45:33-46:30:Ed wraps the show up.

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