Comedian Bob Odenkirk Talks Skating, Acting, Comedy and More on Latest Hawk Vs. Wolf Podcast

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Actor, comedian, screenwriter and star of Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk sits down with Tony Hawk and Jason Ellis on the latest Hawk Vs. Wolf podcast and talks about skating in the 70s, finding comedy, acting, writing, growing up in Illinois and a whole lot more. These guys always have the best guests! Check it out:

So, I just have to say... the older I get, the less surprised I am at the fact that so many people—from actors to musicians, professional athletes and beyond—"used to skate" at one point in their life. Whether they were really into it, went through a phase or still find the time to push around a bit amongst their busy schedules, it's always interesting to hear about their experiences with our beloved pastime.

And even though Bob's memories stem from a pre-Dogtown era (back when skateboards truly were just little wooden toys), seeing him hop on Tony's board and catch a roll at the end of the episode was actually pretty rad to see.

Related: Mark Gonzales Joins Tony Hawk in New York City for a Special Episode of Hawk Vs. Wolf

As a fan of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, this episode was pretty rad for a handful of reasons. (Did you know Bob was almost going to play Michael Scott on The Office? Look for the clips on IG!) It's fun to watch these guys swap stories with each other, and I really respect how at one point, both Tony and Bob end up sharing some pretty personal family stories, too.

Oh, and I love how David Cross just casually calls in the middle of the interview. Especially because Tony and Jason eagerly tell him to pick up—even though he doesn't in time—and when Bob calls him back... no answer. I think we can all relate to that situation one way or another. His voicemail is pretty hilarious, though.

Anyways, last week they had Gonz, this week Bob Odenkirk... like I said, they have the best guests! Thanks for giving us a little peak inside your lives, guys. Another great episode. I want to see Bob try the handstand next time, though.

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