Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Sean Penn
Episode 8: Zach sits down with Ben Stiller, star of the 'Meet the Fockers' series as well as the new movie, Greenberg.
- March 16, 2010
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Starring Zach Galifianakis & Ben Stiller
Produced by Scott Aukerman & BJ Porter
Directed by Daniel Strange
Crew: Brian Murray and Paul Rondeau
Special Thanks: Mike Farah, Christin Trogan, and Liz Mahoney
March 16, 2010
Male Voice: Camera up.
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Zach Galifianakis: Hello, my
name is Zach Galifianakis, and
Zach Galifianakis: this is another edition of
Between Two Ferns.
Zach Galifianakis: My guest today is Ben Stickler,
Stiffler, uh, Stiller.
Zach Galifianakis: Ben Stiller?
Ben Stiller: Yeah, Stiller.
Zach Galifianakis: It'd be cool if you like changed
your last name to Theredonethat.
Ben Stiller: Yeah. Yeah right.
Zach Galifianakis: You get it?
Ben Stiller: I do get it. Yeah. It'd be, if I
was from the South.
Ben Stiller: You're from the south, right?
Zach Galifianakis: No.
Ben Stiller: Then it would be better, because
it'd be like been there, been.
Zach Galifianakis: Are you making fun of the South?
Ben Stiller: Not at all.
Zach Galifianakis: Because people down there, they
wouldn't like that.
Ben Stiller: No, no, no.
Zach Galifianakis: And they're stupid enough to go
to your fucking movies.
Zach Galifianakis: (sighs) Bad Start.
Zach Galifianakis: What are the things that get on
your nerves, like
Zach Galifianakis: when people ask you to do
things at interviews?
Zach Galifianakis: Because I thought it'd be cool,
because you've probably never
Zach Galifianakis: been asked this before, is to do
the Blue Steel look from Jewlander.
Ben Stiller: From what?
Ben Stiller: From Jewlander. The Blue Steel
look. Do you do that a lot?
Ben Stiller: Oh, do you mean Jew Steel?
Zach Galifianakis: Is it Jew Steel? Oh, they told me Blue Steel.
Zach Galifianakis: I haven't seen the movie. Jew Steel.
Do the Jew Steel look from Bluelander.
Zach Galifianakis: You ever been on the
Zach Galifianakis: Not like, uh, looked online, but have you been on it,
like acted on stuff?
Ben Stiller: No. It just feels to me, a lot of
the time that there's
Ben Stiller: people who are doing so much,
putting so much effort into
Ben Stiller: producing a series or a show or
something that hardly anybody is going to see.
Ben Stiller: You know?
You know what I mean?
Zach Galifianakis: What are you plugging? I don't
even know what you're
Zach Galifianakis: here talking about. You're hear
talking about Jewla...
Ben Stiller: No, no, no. I'm here talking
Zach Galifianakis: Two, two years ago.
Ben Stiller: Five years ago. Greenberg is
coming out now.
Zach Galifianakis: Well, what's Greenberg?
Ben Stiller: Greenberg...
Zach Galifianakis: So, here is a clip
Ben Stiller: Great. Okay, good.
Woman on Clip: Hey Greenberg, what are you
doing these days?
Ben Stiller: You know, I've been in New York,
but right now,
Ben Stiller: I'm really trying to do
nothing for a while.
Woman on Clip: That's brave at our age.
Ben Stiller: Where's the uh...
Zach Galifianakis: Keep your fucking mouth shut.
Ben Stiller: I don't understand what happened to me.
Man on Clip: It's huge, to finally embrace the
life you never planned on.
Zach Galifianakis: That looks good.
That looks really good.
Ben Stiller: Maybe you could get a video clip
to show too,
Ben Stiller: just because it might make
Zach Galifianakis: I thought about that.
Ben Stiller: Mmm-hmmm, and then what?
Zach Galifianakis: It's too much trouble.
Was that somebody opening a door?
Zach Galifianakis: What was that sound?
Ben Stiller: It sounded like a car door.
Zach Galifianakis: There's a car in the movie?
Ben Stiller: There is a car in the movie.
Zach Galifianakis: Cool.
Ben Stiller: Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Zach Galifianakis: What kind of car is it?
Ben Stiller: I, you know, whatever.
Zach Galifianakis: Oh cool. What movie in your
Zach Galifianakis: you don't mind me asking, and
then I'll do mine, have you been
Zach Galifianakis: in that you're not that crazy
about, that you've done?
Ben Stiller: Um, it's a movie called
Highway to Hell.
Zach Galifianakis: Mine's Night at the Museum 2.
Ben Stiller: Mmm-hmmm. I thought you
were referring to
Ben Stiller: movies that we were actually in.
Zach Galifianakis: No, the movies that you've
Ben Stiller: Oh. Okay. It's too bad, because
Night at the Museum 3,
Ben Stiller: they're casting that one now, and
Ben Stiller: role, this little lighthouse
attendant, he's about four foot
Zach Galifianakis: Can I be in it?
Ben Stiller: You can definitely read for it.
Zach Galifianakis: Do you want my email address?
Ben Stiller: Um, I'll have them get in
touch with you.
Zach Galifianakis: Don't be off-put by this email
address. This was from before I
Ben Stiller: Okay.
Zach Galifianakis: Just email me here and when
does it shoot?
Ben Stiller: Your email, this is your
Zach Galifianakis: Yeah, this is, I didn't
Ben Stiller: Your email address is
Zach Galifianakis: email@example.com?
Zach Galifianakis: Yep.
Zach Galifianakis: firstname.lastname@example.org was
already taken, so I had to add 69 at the end.
Ben Stiller: Okay, good.
Zach Galifianakis: So you're a healthy eater. I'm a
big, I like to eat healthy these days.
Ben Stiller: Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yeah.
Zach Galifianakis: For breakfast I had, guess what I
had for breakfast?
Ben Stiller: Um...egg yellows. No?
Zach Galifianakis: I had two waffles and a pancake.
Ben Stiller: Two waffles and a pancake.
Zach Galifianakis: Do you wish that you had ever
followed your parents into comedy?
Zach Galifianakis: Taken that route?
Ben Stiller: Okay, I'm done.
Zach Galifianakis: Going to the bathroom?
Ben Stiller: No, no, no. I'm leaving.
Ben Stiller: Thank you.
Zach Galifianakis: You're welcome.
Zach Galifianakis: What? Are you going to go tint
your limousine windows with
Zach Galifianakis: diamond encrusted tint.
(You can here Ben fake laughing in the background)
(crashing sound from the background set being repeatedly struck)
Zach Galifianakis: Okay, okay.
(crashing sound from the background being struck)
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