Paul Gilmartin is in the midst of a career renaissance. For the past 16 years he’s been the host of TBS’s seemingly ubiquitous Dinner and a Movie, but last year he’s traded in his family-friendly one-liners to examine the darker parts of the human soul on his self-help podcast The Mental Illness Happy Hour. On the show, Paul invites a guest to work through the nitty-gritty of their own mental disfunction. The results aren’t always funny, but, as Gilmartin puts it in the intro, they are definitely “one hot ladle of awkward and icky.”
Days after his 50th episode was released, Paul sat down with us at Mel’s Drive-In in Sherman Oaks and talked about eating meat, his recent appearance on Marc Maron’s WTF, and the advice he received from George Carlin.
Read more here! (With pics of the most delicious-looking milkshake in the land.)