Louis C.K.

  • Aired:  01/28/14
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Louis C.K. claims credit for giving Steve Carell his big break in a movie that no one has ever seen. (8:27)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT ONE OF BEST.

HE DIRECTED A FILM OVER 15 YEARSAGO AND IS RELEASING IT ON HIS

WEB SITE TOMORROW IT'S CALLED"TOMORROW NIGHT."

>> HELLO, HELLO, MOM?

>> YES!

>> MOM, IT'S ME WILLIE, YOUR SONWILLIE, HOW ARE YOU DOING, MA?

>> OH, FINE.

[ LAUGHTER ]I'M A VERY

OLD WOMAN.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> MOM, YOU SOUND WEIRD.

ARE YOU OKAY?

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE PROGRAM LOUIS CK.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]LOUIS CK!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]LOUIS CK!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]WHAT?

WHAT ARE YOU ENGLEBERTHUMPERDINK?

WHAT IS THIS?

>> I WANTED TO MAKE SURE THECOUPLE IN THE CORNER GOT A

LITTLE LOVE.

>> Jon: A LITTLE LOVE FROM

LOUIE, OVER THERE.

DOUBLE GUNS, BABY.

>> I FORGOT STEVE CARELL WAS --

>> Jon: WOULD THAT BE WEIRD ONA LATE NIGHT SHOW?

COULD YOU DO THAT, YOU THINK?

IS THERE ANY OTHER HOST THATYOU -- CAN'T TOUCH HIS FACE.

>> I WOULD BE ON "THE NEW YORKPOST".

>> Jon: I'VE BEEN ON LETTERMANA BUNCH OF TIMES.

I DON'T THINK I TOUCHED HISFACE.

>> I HAVE NEVER TOUCHED HISFACE.

YOU HAVE STEVE CARELL IN THISFILM SMIGEL, ALL THESE GREAT

PEOPLE IN THE FILM.

>> I KNOW THEY ARE IN IT, YES.

>> Jon: YOU BROKE THEM INTHEIR CAREERS.

YOU WERE THE ONE.

THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: AND NOW YOU ARERELEASING IT.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

THEY WERE ALL BROKEN BY THISFILM THAT NO ONE HAS EVER SEEN.

[ LAUGHTER ]THE BEGINNINGS OF STEVE

CARELL.

IT WAS DELAYED.

>> Jon: WHEN DID YOU FINISHIT, FINISH IT?

I REMEMBER YOU WERE EDITING ITAND IT WAS 1996.

>> YOU GAVE ME $5,000 TO HELP MEMAKE THE MOVIE.

DO YOU REMEMBER THAT?

>> Jon: I DO REMEMBER THAT.

>> YOU SHOULD ALL KNOW THAT IFYOU WANT MONEY FOR YOUR

PROJECT -->> Jon: NO.

LOUIE CAME TO ME.

>> HE DOESN'T SAY NO.

>> Jon: WE MADE A DEAL.

I GAVE YOU THE MONEY AND YOUGAVE ME -- REMEMBER THAT TRUMPET

YOU USED TO HAVE? I BOUGHT YOURTRUMPET.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: YOU USED THAT MONEY TOMAKE THE MOVIE.

>> I WASN'T ALL THAT -- YES, ITHELPED.

A BUNCH OF FRIENDS GAVE MEMONEY.

>> Jon: I THOUGHT IT WAS SMARTTO GIVE YOU MONEY FOR THIS FILM

AND NOT YOUR SHOW.

I'M SMART THAT WAY.

I SAID LET ME CHOOSE BETWEEN THETWO.

LET ME PICK THE ONE THAT ISNEVER COMING OUT.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

HERE IS WHAT -- LOUIE AND IWORKED TOGETHER ON

CAROLINE'S COMEDYHOUR.

HE HAD THE BEST IDEAS BUT WECOULD NEVER AFFORD THEM.

DAVID ATTELL AND I WERE THEOTHER TWO WRITERS.

WE WOULD BE LIKE WHAT IF WEHAD FIVE SECOND SCENERIOS ANDSOMETHING

FUNNY HAPPENS.

AND LOUIE WOULD BE LIKE AND WHATIF WE GOT AN ARMY OF HESSIAN

FIGHTERS.

WE WOULD BE LIKE IT'S HILARIOUSBUT WE CAN'T DO IT.

>> NEVER, NO.

>> Jon: WHEN YOU WATCH IT NOWDO YOU THINK THAT'S EXACTLY HOW

I WANTED IT TO COME OUT?

>> WELL, I DID THEN.

I FELT LIKE I WAS SO HAPPY ANDPROUD OF IT.

IT'S A LITTLE HARD TO WATCH NOWBECAUSE IT'S CRAZY.

THE WHOLE MOVIE IS LIKE THATIT'S JUST NOTHING MAKES MUCH

SENSE BUT THE PERFORMANCES AREGREAT.

I WROTE EACH PART FOR EVERYPERSON.

STEVE CARELL I HAD WORKED WITHON THE DANA CARVEY SHOW. I WROTEIT FOR HIM AND SMIGEL. JB SMOOVEWAS A YOUNG COMIC.

STEVE CARELL I HAD WORKED WITHON THE DANA CARVEY SHOW. I WROTEIT FOR HIM AND SMIGEL. JB SMOOVEWAS A YOUNG COMIC.

>> Jon: CHUCK SKLAR.

>> NOBODY KNOWS HIM BUT THIS WASHIS ONE STARRING ROLE.

>> Jon: DO YOU REMEMBER HOWYOU SOLD THE MOVIE TO ME WHEN I

CAME?

>> NO, WHAT DID I SAY?

>> Jon: YOU CAME TO ME ANDSAID I HAVE AN IDEA FOR A MOVIE

ABOUT A GUY THAT GETS SEXUALGRATIFICATION SITTING IN A BOWL

OF ICE CREAM.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: SO I NEED $5,000.

I ASKED YOU, WHAT FLAVOR?

>> Jon: WE WERE SO IMPRESSEDBY YOU THAT YOU EVEN HAD THE

WHEREWITHAL -- WE NEVEREXPRESSED THAT BECAUSE WE'RE

LOSERS WHO CANNOT EXPRESSANYTHING BUT WHEN LOUIE DID

THAT -- WE'RE JUST A BUNCH OFSCHMUCKS THAT USED TO SIT IN

DINERS LATE AT NIGHT.

HE WAS CREATING THIS FILM ANDPUT IT TOGETHER AND SHOWED

INITIATIVE IN A ROOM FULL OF POTHEADS WHICH WAS LIKE WOW.

>> COMEDIANS ONLY HAVE TO WORKAN HOUR A NIGHT SOMETIMES.

AND THERE'S A LOT OF -- YEAH,YOU JUST SIT AROUND.

I WANTED TO MAKE A MOVIE.

I WAS DYING TO MAKE A MOVIE.

I KNEW I COULDN'T GET A JOB MAKING A MOVIE BUT I THOUGHT IFI

CALLED TOGETHER A FEW DOLLARS ICOULD MAKE TECHNICALLY A MOVIE.

SO THIS IS A MOVIE.

IT'S A MOVIE.

IT'S LONG ENOUGH TO BE A MOVIE.

IT'S ON FILM, PEOPLE TALK IN THECAMERA.

>> Jon: YOU JUST WROTE YOUROWN AD IN VARIETY.

THAT SOUNDS TO ME LIKE -- LOUISCK SAYS THIS IS A MOVIE.

>> YES.

EVERYBODY IS VERY FUNNY.

IT'S A WEIRD RELIC.

THE HARDEST THING TO WATCH ISTHAT PEOPLE DIAL ON ROTARYPHONES AND YOU

HAVE TO SIT THERE AND WATCH THEMDIAL.

I TOLD MYSELF YOU HAVE TO REALLYDIAL ALL SEVEN NUMBERS ON THE

STUPID PHONE.

I'M LIKE PLEASE GO BACK IN TIMEAND CUT THE (bleep) THING IT'S

A NIGHTMARE.

>> Jon: WHERE ARE YOU HOLDINGTHE WRAP PARTY?

>> OH THAT WAS A LONG TIME AGO.

HALF THE PEOPLE ARE DEAD.

THERE ARE A COUPLE DEAD GUYSIN THE MOVIE.

THEY WEREN'T DEAD.

>> Jon: THAT WOULD BE A WEIRDCAST.

>> IT WOULD BE CHEAPER.

>> Jon: WHAT ARE THE UNIONRULES?

>> I'M GOING MAKE A WHOLE MOVIEWITH CORPSES.

IT'S MY NEXT THING.

YOU PUT PEANUT BUTTER IN THEMOUTH BECAUSE DEAD PEOPLE LOVE

PEANUT BUTTER.

>> Jon: THAT WOULD BE THEMOST INSTANTLY CLASSIC MOVIE IN

THE WORLD.

TOMORROW NIGHT WITH DEAD PEOPLEWILL BE AVAILABLE ON LOUIE'S

WEB SITE LOUISCK.NET?

>> OR .COM DOESN'T MATTER.

I LOST LOUIS CK.COM FOR A LITTLEBIT.

SO I HAD .NET SO I HAD TO GETIT. ANOTHER LOUIS C.K.?

IF YOU HAVE A WEB SITE THAT HASANY TRAFFIC AND YOU LET THE

OWNERSHIP LAPSE IT'S PORNNEXT SECOND.

IT WAS PORN FOR LIKE A WEEK.

I HAD TO GET IT BACK.

[ LAUGHTER ]

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: I SAY THIS AND I SPEAK

FOR EVERYBODY, COULDN'T YOUSHARE?

>> SURE, SURE.

THIS IS THE NEXT THING ON THEWEB SITE.

I'M RELEASING TOD BERRY

TODD BERRY IS A GREAT COMEDIAN.

GREAT COMEDIAN.

PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY TIME WITHHIS APPLAUSE THOUGH.

HE DID A CROWD WORK TOUR WHEREHE ONLY TALKS TO THE AUDIENCE.

HE DID A WHOLE TOUR OF HOUR LONGSHOWS WITH NO JOKES JUST

CHATTING WITH THE AUDIENCE.

SO WE -- I SENT A CREW OUT.

THE FIRST THING I FUNDED THROUGHMY WEB SITE.

I FINANCED IT, WE PRODUCED FORTODD CALLED TODD BERRY CROWDWORK.

IT'S GOING TO BE RELEASED ON THEWEB SITE. YOU ARE THE DON

KERSHNER OF COMEDY.

BOY AM I OLD.

NOBODY KNOWS WHO THAT IS.TOMORROW NIGHT. IT'S AVAILABLEON LOUIE'S WEB SITE LOUIECK.NETOR .COM,

GET IT NOW BECAUSE TOMORROW IT'SGOING BE PORN.

LOUIS CK AS ALWAYS.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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