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Funny In Failure

Oct 31, 2022

Brian Huskey is an actor, comedian and writer who has over 175 acting credits to date, he has earned "That Guy” actor status.
On television, Huskey has had memorable recurring roles as Chet, the oddball paramedic on Adult Swim’s “Childrens Hospital”, Leon West, the bitter and cutting journalist on “Veep”, Victor, the unhinged husband to Natasha Leggero in “Another Period” and was a series regular on “People of Earth” playing the paranoid sad sack, Richard Shultz. Huskey has also voiced numerous characters for animation, including the fan favorite Regular Sized Rudy, on Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers”.

Among Huskey’s movie appearances, he has been paired with the likes of Seth Rogen in “This is the End”, “Neighbors”, Neighbors 2” and “The Disaster Artist” and with Will Farrell in “Stepbrothers”, “Land of the Lost” and “Semi Pro”. Huskey has also written two feature films for Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central’s “Kroll Show”, and earned an Emmy Nominations for his work on Comedy Central’s 2010 “Night of Too Many Stars” and Adult Swim’s “Childrens Hospital”.

He starred in and co-wrote the original, fully improvised film “A Better You”. Brian also created, wrote and starred in two darkly comic television specials for Adult Swim, “Mr. Neighbor’s House” and “Mr. Neighbor’s House 2”.

We chat about his previous life as a photographer and being in a band, the benefits of improv, divorce, mindfulness, the highs and lows of show biz, the stories we tell ourselves, Al-Anon, empathy, collaboration, and the flow state.

The video footage of this entire chat is now out as well (one day after release)! So check them out on YouTube under Michael Kahan

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