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BBSScott Aukerman on the origins of 'Between Two Ferns'

Clip: 11/08/2019 | 3m 37s Video has closed captioning.

Scott Aukerman helped launch one of the internet’s most popular talk show spoofs, “Between Two Ferns.” He explains the unexpected origin of the program, what his goal is with interviewing celebrities and how it feels to play an entertaining buffoon — but don’t take anything he says too seriously. Aukerman shares his brief but spectacular take on his life in comedy.

Aired: 11/08/19

Rating: NR

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