Legendary comedian Louie Anderson: “I want to do stuff that I can believe in”

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Actor Louie Anderson accepts Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for ‘Baskets’ onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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The great Louie Anderson joins Justin to talk about his career, winning an Emmy Award for his role as Christine Baskets on the FX show “Baskets,” how his mother influenced the character, the amount of improvisation used on the show, mining his upbringing and family for material in his stand-up act, creating the animated series, “Life With Louie,” the advice he gives younger comics and his two shows this weekend at City Winery.

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