The Problem With Jon Stewart

Judd Apatow on George Carlin

May 20, 2022

Jon talks to his longtime friend Judd Apatow about his new documentary, George Carlin’s American Dream. They delve into why Carlin’s groundbreaking comedy feels more relevant than ever, Judd’s obsession with cataloging comedy history, and their formative experiences writing together for Garry Shandling’s The Larry Sanders Show.


Hosted by: Jon Stewart

Featuring: Judd Apatow

Executive Produced by Jon Stewart, Brinda Adhikari, James Dixon, Chris McShane, and Richard Plepler.

Lead Producer: Sophie Erickson

Producers: Caity Gray, Robby Slowik

Assoc. Producer: Andrea Betanzos, Zach Silberberg Sound Engineer & Editor: Miguel Carrascal

Digital Coordinator: Norma Hernandez

Supervising Producer: Lorrie Baranek

Head Writer: Kris Acimovic

Elements: Kenneth Hull, Daniella Philipson 

Talent: Brittany Mehmedovic, Haley Denzak 

Research: Susan Helvenston, Andy Crystal

Theme Music by: Gary Clark Jr.

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