A Satire of a Satire: Eric Andre (Capital New York)

As crass and loopy as his television persona is, it’s obviously just Andre’s professional version of himself. He mumbled his way through our relatively brief interview, burping, singing, frequently spacing out or launching into non-sequiturs; he answered the phone by saying, “Chris, sweetie, honey, how are you?” One suspects he approaches all of his performance with the same rules he said he has for the taped real-world confrontations on his show: “The more uncomfortable, the more fun it is for the audience.”

 

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