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>> Stephen: HELLO.

>> HELLO.

>> Stephen: NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN.

>> NICE TO SEE YOU.

>> Stephen: HOW YOU BEEN?

>> FINE.

>> Stephen: YEAH?

WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOURSELF?

>> I DON'T KNOW!

>> Stephen: YOU DON'T KNOW?

JUST WANDERING THROUGH LIFE, JUST FLOATING LIKE A JELLYFISH?

>> JUST TRYING TO KEEP IT TOGETHER, NOT DO ANYTHING TOO

STUPID, MAKE GOOD DECISIONS AND BE POSITIVE.

>> Stephen: OKAY.

ARE YOU A NERVOUS PERSON OR DO YOU TAKE THINGS PRETTY EASY?

YOU SEEM PRETTY LAID BACK AND UNRUFFLED WITH LIFE.

>> I'M RISLED WITH ANXIETY AT EVERY MOMENT.

>> Stephen: REALLY?

>> I DON'T KNOW.

>> Stephen: HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH YOUR ANXIETY?

DO YOU MEDITATE?

>> I I WANT TO, SO BADLY.

>> Stephen: WHAT'S STOPPING YOU, AUBREY PLAZA?

>> I DON'T KNOW.

MYSELF.

MY BRAIN.

>> Stephen: OH, THAT GUY UP HERE.

>> YEAH.

>> Stephen: IS IT A GUY OR A GIRL UP THERE FOR YOU, BY THE

WAY?

>> BOTH.

AND THEY'RE ALWAYS FIGHTING, AND I ALWAYS TELL THEM, "YOU GUYS

HAVE TO NOT DO THAT AND YOU HAVE TO LET ME DO MY WORK."

>> Stephen: UH-HUH... NOW, YOU DO-- YOU DO MOVIES AND YOU DO TV

SHOWS.

ARE YOU ALWAYS HAVING TO TRAVEL AROUND OR DO YOU ACTUALLY GET TO

STAY IN LOS ANGELES?

WHERE DO YOU LIVE, IN LOS ANGELES?

>> I LIVE IN L.A.-- WELL, MY SHOW WAS IN VANCOUVER BUT NOW IT

IS IN L.A.

>> Stephen: LOOEG.

>> LOOEG.

>> Stephen: YOU WENT TO SCHOOL HERE?

>> I WENT TO N.Y.U., I LIVED IN ASTORIA, QUEENS.

( APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: BACK IN THE DAY.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

QUEENS.

WHAT'S UP?

YEAH.

>> Stephen: DID YOU STUDY ACTING AT N.Y.U.?

>> NO, I STUDIED FILM PRODUCTION, WRITIN WRITING AND

DIRECTING.

>> Stephen: SO YOU WANTED TO BE A WRITER/DIRECTOR.

YOU DIDN'T WANT TO BE AN ACTRESS?

>> NO,IMENTED TO BE AN ACTRESS, TOO.

I DID ACTING ON THE SIDE UPON HAD A VERY INSPIRING ACTING

COACH AT NIGHTY WENT TO.

>> Stephen: YOUR DAY JOB WAS GOING TO SCHOOL FOR WRITING AND

DIRECT AGO.

>> SOMETIMES, YES.

>> Stephen: AND AT NIGHT, ON THE SIDE, YOU LEARNED TO ACT.

WAS THIS ALSO AT N.Y.U.?

WHERE WERE YOU GOING TO SEE THIS FELLA?

>> IT'S A WOMAN.

HER NAME IS TISCH HILL, AND SHE'S STILL OUT THERE.

I BELIEVE I MET HER BECAUSE I BELIEVE SHE SUBSTITUTE TAUGHT A

CLASS AT N.Y.U.

SHE WASN'T A TEACHER THERE BUT SHE HAD AN ACTING CLASS THAT WAS

KIND OF ONE OF THOSE UNDER THE TABLE KIND OF THINGS --

>> Stephen: I DON'T ACTUALLY KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN.

>> OH, OKAY.

>> Stephen: YOU MADE ACTING CLASS SOUND LIKE A CRIME.

( LAUGHTER ) "YOU KNOW, ONE OF THOSE ACTING

CLASSES WHERE YOU CAN'T TELL ANYBODY YOU'RE DOING TAND IF THE

COPS COME, YOU DENY IT."

>> WELL, ACTUALLY, THE COMES WERE PART OF THE CLASS BECAUSE

SHE WOULD ACTUALLY HAVE ME TALK TO POLICE OFFICERS IN CHARACTER

AS AN EXERCISE.

>> Stephen: WAIT, LIKE, JUST GO OUT ON THE STREET?

>> YEAH, IN TIMES SQUARE, AND SHE --

>> Stephen: WAIT, YOUR ACTING CLASS WAS IN TIMES SQUARE?

>> YES, IT WAS IN AN ABANDONED APPLEBEE'S.

I'M NOT KIDDING.

( LAUGHTER ) THERE WAS-- THERE WAS-- SHE --

>> Stephen: IN TIMES SQUARE THERE WAS AN ABANDONED

APPLEBEE'S.

>> YES.

>> Stephen: THIS IS WHEN TIMES SQUARE WAS TIMES QAIR.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

BACK IN THE 0-6s.

>> Stephen: I REMEMBER BACK THEN.

EARLY BLOOMBERG YEARS.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

YEAH, NO, BUT, SHE TOLD US THE ADDRESS, AND THEN I JUST-- ALL I

REMEMBER IS WALKING UP, LIKE, A WEIRD CONSTRUCTION SITE THAT WAS

IN AN ABANDONED APPLEBEE'S, AND LITERALLY WALKING THROUGH A DOOR

THAT SAID, LIKE, "DO NOT ENTER," OR YOU'LL DIE OR SOMETHING.

>> Stephen: SHE SAID, "I WILL TAKE YOU ON THE STREET AND I

WANT TO YOU APPROACH A POLICEMAN OR WHAT?"

>> IT WAS ONE TIME.

ONE OF THOSE MAKE-THEM-UP.

>> Stephen: THAT'S DANGEROUS.

POLICE, GENERALLY YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO MESS WITH THEM.

>> YOU CAN ASK A POLICE OFFICER QUESTIONS.

>> Stephen: GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE.

"MA'AM, WHAT SEEMS TO BE THE PROBLEM?"

>> I... AM NOT HAPPY WITH MY LIFE.

I, UHM...

I CAN'T REMEMBER MY LINE.

>> Stephen: SHE WOULD HAVE YOU IMPROVISE A SCENE WITH A

POLICEMAN?

>> NO, I WOULD JUST JUDGEV TO BE THE CHARACTER.

SO SAY I WAS SOMEONE THAT WAS CRAZY OR SOMEONE --

>> Stephen: LET'S SAY, FOR A SECOND.

>> I DON'T KNOW.

I DON'T BE.

SAY I WAS LIKE, A TEACHER, I'D GO, "HEY, DID YOU SEE A BUNCH OF

STUDENTS RUNNING AROUND HERE, BECAUSE I'M THEIR TEACHER, AND I

GOTTA FIND THEM."

OR SOMETHING LIKE -- >> Stephen: YOU HAVE ONE OF

NEW YORK'S FINEST LOOKING FOR MISSING SCHOOL CHILDREN.

>> YOU KNOW WHAT?

FORGET ABOUT IT.

IT WAS FUNNY, YOU KNOW, WHEN IT HAPPENED.

>> Stephen: IT'S FUNNY NOW, TOO.

IT'S FUNNY NOW, TOO.

>> I DON'T REMEMBER -- >> Stephen: SHE TAUGHT YOU HOW H

TO ACT.

SHE MUST HAVE BEEN GOOD?

>> SHE WAS AWESOME AND WOULD LEAVE ME CRAZY VOICEMAIL THE

MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT ABOUT IDEAS AND I WOULD PAY HER CASH AND,

UHM...

>> Stephen: WAS THERE ANYONE ELSE IN THE CLASS BUT YOU AND

THIS ONE PERSON?

>> JUST ME.

>> Stephen: JUST THE TWO OF YOU.

I FOUND OUT SOMETHING THAT YOU ACTUAL SHE SHOW BUSINESS

RELATIVES, THAT YOU CAME FROM A FAMILY WAY LONG, STORIED SHOW

BUSINESS HISTORY.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Stephen: AND I DON'T EYE DON'T KNOW THE NAMES OF THESE

PEOPLE RIGHT HERE.

ARE THESE THEM RIGHT HERE?

>> THOSE ARE THEM.

>> Stephen: OKAY.

IT'S WRITTEN ON THE BACK HERE.

THAT'S CHICO AND DELORES.

AND WHEN IS THIS?

AND WHAT ARE THEY DOING?

>> OKAY, SO THOSE ARE MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS.

AND THEY WERE FLAMENCO DANCERS AND THEY WERE, LIKE, REGIONALLY

FAMOUS -- >> Stephen: WHAT REGION?

>> EAST COAST?

( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: PRETTY-- PRETTY

BIG REGION.

>> LIKE, THE TRISTATE SURE.

>> Stephen: SURE, SURE.

>> I MEAN, THEY DANCED IN NEW YORK, JERZ EXPERK PHILADELPHIA.

BUT MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD ME THEY DANCED AT MAD SOB SQUARE GARDEN

ONE TIME.

THEY HIT UP A LOT OF LATINA CASINOS.

WHICH I DON'T REALLY KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS BUT THAT'S WHAT SHE

SAID.

SHE SAID, "THEY WERE ALWAYS DANCING AT THE LATINA-- LATIN,

SORRY-- LATIN CASINOS.

AND THEY WERE AWESOME AND SO BEAUTIFUL AND REAL COOL."

>> Stephen: THEY HAVE REAL STYLE.

I SEE A LITTLE BIT-- IS THIS DELORES.

YOU HAVE A LITTLE DELORES?

>> THANK YOU.

YEAH, MY NAN AFS COOL.

SHE (BLEEP).

>> Stephen: DID YOU KNOW HER?

DID YOU MEET HER?

>> YEAH, SHE LIVED A REALLY LONG TIME.

SHE DIED A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, AND HER SKIN WAS BEAUTIFUL.

SHE HAD PERFECT, LIKE, BEAUTIFUL SKIN.

>> Stephen: DID YOU GET ANY OF THE DANCING GENE?

>> A LITTLE BIT, YEAH.

WHY?

YOU WANT TO DANCE WITH ME?

>> Stephen: WELL, MAYBE, MAYBE.

YEAH, THAT WOULD BE-- ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

>> WELL, MY UNCLE -- >> Stephen: DO YOU DO

FLAMENCO?

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO FLAMENCO.

>> MY UNCLE WHO WAS CHICO AND DELORES' SON, MY GREAT-UNCLE,

WHO RECENTLY DIED, WAS THE COOLEST GUY EVER AND HE HAD A

SALSA DANCE STUDIO IN PHILADELPHIA CALLED EL CHICO

DANCE STUDIO."

AND HE WOULD TEACH ALL MY FRIENDS TO SALSA DANCE AND EVERY

PARTY WE WOULD END UP SALSA DANGS.

AND WE STILL DO.

>> Stephen: WE HAVE A CLIP, YOUR FAMILY SALSA DANCING.

ARE YOU IN THIS?

>> NO, I THINK I'M TAKING THE VIDEO BUT MY SISTER IS IN IT,

AND SHE'S NOT HAPPY.

>> Stephen: YOUR SISTER IS NOT HAPPY.

>> JIM.

>> I DON'T WANT TO DO THIS.

NO!

♪ ♪ ♪ >> Stephen: YOUR DAD SEEMS

FUN.

>> OH, YEAH.

HE'S A PARTY.

HE LOVES TO PARTY.

>> Stephen: SO YOU SALSA.

>> SO YOU SALSA.

>> Stephen: YOU SALSA.

YOUR FAMILY SALSAS.

>> SO I SALSA.

>> Stephen: YES.

>> SI.

>> Stephen: YOU CAN TEACH ME HOW TO SALSA?

>> OH, GOD YEAH-- NO.

YES.

>> Stephen: NO, YES.

>> I CAN TRY.

>> Stephen: SHOW ME SOMETHING, SHOW ME SOMETHING.

>> ALL RIGHT.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) I DON'T KNOW HOW.

>> Stephen: OKAY, OKAY.

JON?

♪ ♪ ♪ >> ALL RIGHT, SO GO BACK-- I'M

NOT-- ( APPLAUSE )

>> YOU KLIKE, SPIN ME AROUND IF YOU WANT.

OH, WOW!

AAAAH!

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) >> Audience: STEPHEN!

STEPHEN!

STEPHEN!

STEPHEN!

>> WHAT ARE THEY CHANTING?

WHAT WAS THAT?

>> Stephen: I'LL MET YOU AT THE LESSON LATER AT AN ABANDONED

APPLEBEE'S IN TIMES SQUARE.

WHAT WERE WE DOING?

I DIDN'T LEARN ANYTHING.

>> I DON'T KNOW WHAT WE WERE DOING.

I MADE IT UP.

I DON'T KNOW.

WAS IT OKAY?

>> Stephen: YOU WERE FANTASTIC.

YOU WERE ACTING LIKE A DANCING TEACHER.

>> I CAN PRETEND TO BE ANYTHING.

( LAUGHTER ).

>> Stephen: WELL, OKAY THERE, YOU GO.

THAT TAKES US TO "LEGION."

>> YES.

>> Stephen: YOU'RE PRETENDI PRETENDING-- WHAT IS YOUR

CHARACTER'S NAME.

>> LENNY CORN FLAKES BUSKER.

>> Stephen: HE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A MIDDLE-AGED MAN, RIGHT?

IT WAS WRITTEN FOR A MIDDLE-AGED MAN?

>> IN THE PILOT SCRIPT IT WAS WRITTEN AS A MIDDLE-AGED MAN AND

THEN I GOT THE PART.

>> Stephen: YOU'RE ACTUALLY NOT EVEN THERE.

YOU'RE A-- YOU'RE AN ILLUSION, A PROJECTION BY A VILLAIN TO SORT

OF HARHARRY THE MAIN CHARACTER HERE.

>> SO I'M-- SO I'M A HUMAN AT FIRST, AND THEN I GOT KILLED.

>> Stephen: SURE.

>> AND THEN MY BODY GETS TAKEN OVER BY AN EVIL MUTANT PSYCHIC

VILLAIN, WHO IS AN ALL-POWERFUL DEMONES KIND OF CHARACTER.

AND I'M BEING USED AS A VESSEL TO DESTROY THE WORLD.

AND IN SEASON TWO...

( LAUGHTER ) I-- I'VE NOW IT'S DEMON IS KIND

OF OUT OF MY BODY BUT I'M STILL BEING CONTROLLED IN THE

ASTROPLANE, WHICH IS ANOTHER DIMENSION OF REALITY.

>> Stephen, OF COURSE,.

>> AND I AM-- ( LAUGHTER ).

>> Stephen: YOU HAVE TO TELL ME WHAT THE ASTROPLANE IS, MY

FRIEND.

>> I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU KNOW.

>> Stephen: SURE, I PLAYED "DUDGEONS AND DRAGONS."

>> SURE, IT'S LIKE THAT.

>> Stephen: WE HAVE A CLIP HERE.

IT'S YOU ON A MERRY-GO-ROUND.

CAN YOU TELL US WHY AND WHAT?

>> SO THIS SCENE TAKES PLACE IN SOME DIMENSION OF DAVID HALLER.

>> Stephen: WHO IS OUR HERO.

>> HE'S OUR HERO.

I HAVEN'T SEEN IT.

>> Stephen: LET'S ALL DISCOVER IT TOGETHER.

JIM.

>> REMEMBER WHEN WE USED TO GET HIGH, AND YOU'D ASK EVERY TIME,

"WHY IS IT BLUE?" AND I WOULD SAY, "IT'S ALWAYS

BLURK MAN."

>> EXCEPT THAT NEVER HAPPENED.

IT WAS A FAKE MEMORY.

I DIDN'T MEET YOU UNTIL THE HOSPITAL.

>> BUT YOU REMEMBER IT, RIGHT?

YOU REMEMBER IT, SO IT HAPPENED.

>> ARE YOU, YOU AT ALL?

LENNY FROM THE HOSPITAL, THE CORN FLAKE GIRL, WHO COULDN'T

STAND THE WORD "NIPPLES?" OR IS THIS JUST-- A MASK?

( APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: WOW.

GOOD QUESTIONS.

THOSE ARE GOOD QUESTIONS.

DO YOU DO-- NOW, DO YOU HAVE SUPERPOWERS IN THIS?

DO YOU DO STUNTS AND THAT SORT OF THING IN THE SHOW?

>> I'VE DONE A COUPLE.

>> Stephen: 83?

>> I'VE DONE SOME ANIMAL STUNTS.

>> Stephen: LIKE WHAT, DO YOU MEAN, "ANIMAL STUNTS?"

( LAUGHTER ).

>> YOU KNOW, JUST-- I DID A-- I DID A HORSE STUNT WHERE I'M

RIDING A HORSE BAIR BACK.

>> Stephen: I THINK THEY SENT THIS.

>> YUP.

>> Stephen: THIS IS IT RIGHT HERE?

YES.

>> Stephen: THERE IS YOU, WITH A BEAUTIFUL HORSE.

>> BEAUTIFUL HORSE.

>> Stephen: HAVE YOU JUST-- HAVE YOU JUST SHOWERED IN THIS

PHOTO?

>> SEE, I CAN'T TALK ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON IN THAT BECAUSE

IT'S A SPOILER.

BUT YEAH -- >> Stephen: DO YOU RIDE THE

HORSE THROUGH A CAR WASH, IS WHAT I'M ASKING?

>> I'M NAKED.

I'M NAIKED ON THE HORSE.

>> Stephen: WHAT DID YOU SAY?

>> NOTHING.

>> Stephen: DID YOU JUST SAY YOU'RE NAKED ON THE HORSE?

>> I DON'T KNOW.

MAYBE.

>> Stephen: SO YOU'RE BOTH BAIR BACK?

>> WE'RE BOTH BAIR BACK.

THE HORSE IS RIDING ME-- I MEAN.

( LAUGHTER ).

>> Stephen: NO, NO, NO, THEY'RE ASKING ME TO WRAP.

YOU GO TO HELL!

I WANT TO HEAR-- I WANT TO HEAR ABOUT THE NAKED HORSE RIDING AND

HE'S TELLING ME TO WRAP.

I THOUGHT YOU KNEW HOW TO PRODUCE A TELEVISION SHOW!

SHE'S TALKING ABOUT RIDING A HORSE NAKED AND YOU'RE LIKE,

"LET'S GO TO COMMERCIAL."

>> ALL RIGHT, EVERYBODY CALM DOWN!

IT'S ART, STEVE GLEN, OF COURSE, IT IS!

>> OKAY.

>> Stephen: YOU'RE AN ARTIST.

YOU LEARNED HOW TO ACT IN AN APPLEBEE'S.

I'M NOT SAYING-- I'M NOT SAYING YOU'RE NOT AN ARTIST.

>> OKAY.

>> Stephen: NO ONE THINKS YOU'RE NOT AN ARTIST.

>> ALL RIGHT.

>> Stephen: YOU CAN SALSA DANCE AND EVERYTHING.

>> ALL RIGHT, GREAT, WOMAN, JUST TO BE CLEAR.

>> Stephen: WELL, LOOK, I THINK YOU'VE MADE CHICO AND

DELORES PROUD TONIGHT.

SO NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN?

>> YOU TOO.

>> Stephen: REAL QUICK QUESTION, "LEGION," THE NAME OF

IT, IS THAT A REFERENCE TO CHRIST CASTING OUT THE DEMONS

FROM THE DEMONIAC, AND GOES, "WHAT IS YOUR NAME?"

AND THE DEMON-POSSESSED MAN SAYS, "WE ARE LEGION, FOR WE ARE

MANY."

IS THAT WHAT THE REFERENCE IS?

>> I'M GOING TO SAY YES.

>> Stephen: I'M WATCHING.

THERE YOU GO.

"LEGION" AIRS TUESDAYS ON FX.

AUBREY PLAZA, EVERYBODY!

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

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