Nathan Fielder wants to get up in your business
Vancouver-born comedian Nathan Fielder on his business makeover parody show, Nathan For You.
Jian speaks with Vancouver-born comedian Nathan Fielder, who parodies the language of business makeover shows (and reality TV in general) to great effect in Nathan For You. His profile hit a critical peak this year with the success of his "art project" parody, Dumb Starbucks --- a re-created Starbucks store with the word "dumb" inserted before familiar products.
Fielder joins Jian to talk about his outlandish escapades, his funny resting face and how he's built a career on social awkwardness.
There is something lovably unnerving about watching Nathan Fielder on TV. As a correspondent on CBC's "This Hour Has 22 Minutes", Nathan became known for his deadpan approach to person-on-the-street interviews.
That distinctive character is the driving force of his own series, which entered its second season on Tuesday, and runs on Much in Canada and Comedy Central in the U.S.A.
Fielder passed through Studio Q in 2009, when he was a correspondent on CBC's This Hour has 22 Minutes. He explained how to pull the most awesome April Fools Day Pranks. (Look out for his funny resting face.)