He’s spent most of his career as a literary cult figure who didn’t even own a television. Now Jonathan Ames is the writer and executive producer of the acclaimed HBO series, Bored to Death.
Will success spoil him? Ames lays it out to comedian Jordan Carlos in the latest of The Daily Beast’s interview series, Have a Drink With. An exclusive clip from episode four of Bored to Death follows.
Ames on Humping Jason Schwartzman, State of Literature
Things get off to an interesting start as Jonathan shows Jordan how he humped Bored to Death’s leading man, Jason Schwartzman. Ames also discusses two of his best-known works, one of which we can’t print the title of, the other best mentioned by Ames.
On Working with Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman
Part two of the interview begins with a discussion of proper terms to use on the set of an adult film, but somehow finds its way to Ames’ take on the show’s cast.
Exclusive Preview: Episode Four, Bored to Death
If you have seen why there’s so much buzz about Ted Danson’s role in Bored to Death, check out this preview of episode four, provided exclusively to The Daily Beast.
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