HBO’s Barry: A conversation with Bill Hader and John Mulaney

  • Published on May 17, 2019
  • Bill Hader and John Mulaney try to talk about HBO's Barry. Hader made the switch from being a master of impressions on SNL to creating, directing, and starring as a burned out assassin trying to break into the LA theater scene in HBO’s Barry. How did he pull it off?
    [Here's a supercut of just Bill Hader laughing:]
    Now entering its second season, Barry is only getting darker, funnier, and more addictive-and it’s being hailed as one of the most refreshing shows on television. The show received 13 Emmy nominations, including Best Actor (for which he won), Best Director and Best Writing for Hader himself-along with Best Series. Join us as Hader and fellow SNL alum John Mulaney discuss the trajectory of his career leading up to the show, the new season, and much more. Recorded May 12, 2019 at 92nd Street Y.
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  • 92nd Street Y
    92nd Street Y  8 months ago +1418

    Supercut of just Bill Hader laughing:

    • Mari Fazekas
      Mari Fazekas Month ago +1

      Giving the people what they want

    • amanda kemmerer
      amanda kemmerer 4 months ago +3

      Bless you, 92nd Street Y Employee.

    • iop erty
      iop erty 4 months ago

      Quality content

    • Masshole Shelley
      Masshole Shelley 5 months ago +2

      Bill Hader with the giggles is everything

    • This Nerd
      This Nerd 6 months ago +16

      who ever runs this account knows its audience well

  • Elizabeth Esposito
    Elizabeth Esposito 4 hours ago

    List of my favorite moments so I can go back and watch as a pick-me-up:
    21:26 Bill says "shut the fuck up" to audience member

  • Hikari Yumi
    Hikari Yumi 18 hours ago +1

    It’s four am, I just watched all John mulaney interviews I could find and stumbled over this. I never heard of this guy but after one and a half hours I’m close to watch everything he ever did.
    Pls tell em there are more panels with them

  • whaat
    whaat 20 hours ago

    5:16 ignore me, this is for my own reference

  • Tina Tika
    Tina Tika Day ago

    They obviously didn't have time to chat before coming out. I've been watching for 15 minutes and I'm waiting for them to include the audience but they haven't. They are in their own world right now and it's getting a little irritating. I can't watch any more now but will try again. I love them both but I feel like they would rather talk to each other.

  • Joel Barker
    Joel Barker Day ago

    They're grandfathers would beat they're asses.. Let's act like limp wrists feminine men everybody

  • im not cody fern but okay

    i love their friendship and the way they just bounce off each other and they just give off a positive vibe even when they are talking about serious stuff. i really love it and love them.

  • aaronsafilmnerd
    aaronsafilmnerd 2 days ago

    56:20 great vince gilligan impression lmao

  • aaronsafilmnerd
    aaronsafilmnerd 2 days ago +1

    I love how this is not about Barry at all

  • MissKHYT1
    MissKHYT1 3 days ago

    If I ever see these 2 in L.A. I'm going to feed them Jamaican food, they made me laugh so hard it maxed out my GABA neurotransmitters 😂

  • TheRealNickBoyer
    TheRealNickBoyer 4 days ago

    loved listening to these two legends! Super funny and informative!

  • One Day In A Strange Shitty

    Just an hour and a half of laughing. Honestly, I've never seen two comedians bounce off each other as well as Bill and John do. They had me grabbing at my sides with how HARD I was laughing. Absolutely brilliant.

  • selena rodriguez
    selena rodriguez 4 days ago

    Bill and John are two of the gayest straight people that I’ve ever seen

  • Pusher Love Man
    Pusher Love Man 4 days ago

    32:28 reminded me of Stefon going "Awwwwwww" to get sympathy on Update.
    So I guess now we know John came up with that, and not Bill!

  • Ciara Stewart
    Ciara Stewart 4 days ago


  • Maestro Classico
    Maestro Classico 5 days ago

    Bill could have played the joker with that laugh

  • Superior Being
    Superior Being 6 days ago

    I turned this off after 1 minute because of his super annoying laugh, even worse than Ricky Gervais laugh!

  • Emily Alex
    Emily Alex 6 days ago

    Bill just absolutely dying when John started talking about Barry killed me. 😂

  • Dee Ninjah
    Dee Ninjah 7 days ago

    Damn I remember going to this. It was a couple blocks from my apt lol

  • Gilbert Tanner
    Gilbert Tanner 7 days ago

    For everyone looking for "But What If You're Wrong," it's at 23:01.

  • Hello
    Hello 8 days ago

    1:00:50 1:20:17 Are my favorites

  • Chris Floyd
    Chris Floyd 9 days ago

    I want John Mulaney to announce my death

  • Chris Floyd
    Chris Floyd 9 days ago

    Bill Hader's laugh alone has cured my depression

  • cricketbuncoot
    cricketbuncoot 10 days ago

    The best 1 hour and 33 minutes of therapeutic laughter. Love this duo!!

  • Dott G
    Dott G 11 days ago

    Would I rather watch this instead of a full length movie? *YES*

  • Loclyn LaBorde
    Loclyn LaBorde 11 days ago +1

    *Bill:* She could do anything!
    *Me:* _Kim Possible was on Barry?!?_

  • LycanLink
    LycanLink 11 days ago

    I love these two a ton, and this is entertaining, but I didn't expect so much of this to be about Barry. If it's not for free on TVclip, I don't care about it, ESPECIALLY if it's on HBO, lol. But anyway, I'll keep watching this video, because these two are awesome. :)

  • Kat B
    Kat B 12 days ago

    it's so weird seeing the tall child without a suit on

  • Troubadour313
    Troubadour313 12 days ago

    This was great. Until the questions. Shut up you stupid people with your terrible questions. Let them just tell stories.

  • Softbunny
    Softbunny 12 days ago

    Did anyone else think of jack dylan grazer and Finn wolfhard when that kid said "hi I am jack and this question is from my friend Finn" 😂

  • Jade Warner
    Jade Warner 13 days ago

    "HI I'm Jack and I have a question for my friend Finn" Until I can see who tf that was and know for sure I'm gonna believe it's Jack Dylan Grazer asking a question for Finn Wolfhard 😂

  • giffany 123
    giffany 123 13 days ago

    This was an hour, 33 minutes, and 9 seconds and yet I want more.

  • Farrukh Shabbir
    Farrukh Shabbir 14 days ago

    Bill takes laughing at ur boss’s jokes to a whole new level.

  • PhillyFrank1
    PhillyFrank1 14 days ago

    Bill Hader's laughing always makes the world a better place. Bill Hader and John Mulaney, two of the funniest, most dear human beings on the planet.
    Kudos to both of them for knowing that saying "save your sassy asides for your windowless bars" to Liberace is funny as hell. Both of them came thisclose to being gay. I might even buy Starbursts if Mulaney went shirtless.

  • Terry Brennan
    Terry Brennan 15 days ago


  • Akash Samson
    Akash Samson 16 days ago

    Does anyone else just loves Bill's laugh or is it just me?

  • Mark James
    Mark James 16 days ago

    Surely all these ideas for sketches that never got made, could be done at another time??? Just because they were turned down on SNL doesn't mean they could not be done on another show? they sound hilarious

  • maxxystiller
    maxxystiller 17 days ago

    Where can I find video of the Season 1 panel they mention?

  • Jon Allen
    Jon Allen 17 days ago

    How does bill keep a straight face long enough to do any scene in Barry?

  • Jill Hurley
    Jill Hurley 18 days ago +1

    Aww. I’ve been all of the medications they mentioned. That makes me feel better.

  • Neferin
    Neferin 21 day ago +1

    35:33 This chick is how I'm always feeling.

  • Grimace -_-1
    Grimace -_-1 21 day ago +1

    Did she do all that shit?
    Jesus christ.

  • nullunit
    nullunit 21 day ago +2

    I have watched this so many damned times. Never ceases to knock the edges off of a shitty day.

  • tea SPILLED
    tea SPILLED 22 days ago

    If bill dies, which he won't cause he's immortal, it will be because he was laughing to hard at NOTHING!

  • Vani Casals
    Vani Casals 23 days ago

    The way they switch voices and characters reminds me of robin Williams. It's wonderful

  • Patrick Wentzell
    Patrick Wentzell 23 days ago

    I don't need any drugs I'm hooked on Bill Hader. the only medicine you need without a perscription not recomended by doctors.

  • Ankhor 9
    Ankhor 9 23 days ago

    This is so insane. Are they insane? Am I insane? This is all insane. Is everyone insane? Okay.

  • dakota watson
    dakota watson 23 days ago +14

    bill- why am i saying daddY
    john- well- yEah

  • beebotwibe
    beebotwibe 24 days ago +2


  • Mileena Ossman
    Mileena Ossman 24 days ago +5

    This is just bill laughing for an hour and thirty three minutes

    And I LOVE it

  • Taylor Buck
    Taylor Buck 24 days ago +5

    Guy introducing himself: Uhmm... Devin
    Bill, who played Devin on The Californians SNL skit: *mouthing out in his Californian voice * Uhhh Devin?? errrrrrwhateryodoinere

  • Taylor Buck
    Taylor Buck 24 days ago +6

    Both Bill and John at the same time: "That's Finn's question?"

    Also, both Finn and Jack are names of actors that play in IT (with Bill).

  • Emily !!
    Emily !! 24 days ago +14


  • Freya Naomi
    Freya Naomi 24 days ago

    every time bill hader laughs, an angel gets it’s wings

    o, how it fills me with joy when he giggles :))

  • Kenneth Lutze
    Kenneth Lutze 25 days ago

    22:08 - The story of "save your saucy asides for your windowless bars"

  • Jessica Constantine
    Jessica Constantine 25 days ago +1

    I've never seen an episode of Barry. Should I?

    • Brad Agee
      Brad Agee 23 days ago

      Yep. It's a great show. Super dark, funny, silly and bizarre in equal measure.

  • Jose G.
    Jose G. 26 days ago

    284 people just miss Stefon...

  • Thomas Ghebrezgi
    Thomas Ghebrezgi 27 days ago

    What wholesome content. Huge fan of both!

  • lili4990
    lili4990 27 days ago +1

    Finn Wolfhard?

  • James Bacha
    James Bacha 28 days ago