It's hard to pinpoint what David Cross is best known for at this point in his career. His comedic character roles seem almost countless, and they range from smartasses to nerds to nice guys to jerks. His range is broad, but whatever role he takes, he always plays it "extra," so he's pretty unforgettable. On the wacky and beloved sketch comedy Mr. Show and its follow-up, W/ Bob & David, he showed his gift for writing as well as acting, and he's been doing more and more behind the scenes since making his directorial debut, a dramatic comedy film called HITS. He's seen (well, heard) in the current critically acclaimed movie Sorry to Bother You and appears in season 2 of Goliath on Amazon, not to mention new episodes of Arrested Development currently on Netflix. Still, the husband (to actor-writer Amber Tamblyn) and new father clearly enjoys interacting with audiences in person — riling us up, pissing us off and most important, making us laugh. With his new stand-up comedy show, Oh Come On, at the Orpheum on Saturday, Aug. 18, he will surely do all of the above. We spoke with him about it.
Read Lina Lecaro's full article and interview at LAWeekly.com