The Milking Cat is honored to have been given multiple opportunities to interview world-renowned comedians! Exploring their experiences in high school, pathways to success, methods of creativity and advice to teenagers, The Milking Cat dives deep into the lives of the comedians you love!
David Cross is a comedian known for his roles Tobias Fünke in Arrested Development, "Uncle" Ian Hawke in Alvin and the Chipmunks, Master Crane in Kung Fu Panda, the creation of the sketch comedy series Mr. Show, and his own stand-up comedy. David currently has one comedy special on Netflix.
Brent Forrester is a comedy writer, producer, and director. Brent has written episodes for The Simpsons, The Ben Stiller Show, Mr. Show, and served as a head writer on The Office (U.S.).
Sebastian Maniscalco is a stand-up comedian and actor who has performed four sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden. Sebastian currently has three comedy specials on Netflix, has appeared in interviews with Jerry Seinfeld and Joe Rogan, and had roles in the films Green Book (2018) and The Irishman (2019).
Broti Gupta is known for her work writing on the shows Carols Second Act, Friends from College, and Speechless as well as for her frequent contributions to publications like the New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. She most recently was hired as a staff writer on The Simpsons.
A Q&A about humor writing and publishing hosted by the teen comedy publication The Milking Cat in conjunction with the editor of McSweeney's, Chris Monks. McSweeney's is a highly acclaimed comedy publication that has been publishing high quality anthologies, parodies, lists, and satirical articles since its establishment in 1998.