Aspiring comedians often take whatever commercial gigs or corporate work they can as they’re trying to pay the bills and move up the show business ladder.
And sometimes, those “before they were famous” gigs come in handy when they do make it bigger.
Like last night on HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, which found itself with the subject of an old Wells Fargo corporate video spokesperson among its ranks. What better way to parody and satire Wells Fargo today for its own internal fraud operation and malfeasance than by having the guy who filmed the bank’s internal fraud video do an update? Especially when that guy, that actor, turned out to be Last Week Tonight writer Kevin Avery?
Roll the clip!