Paul Charney is CEO and founder of Funworks,
an agency that incorporates sketch and improv comedians into the
creative process. He talks about founding Killing My Lobster, a
sketch comedy troupe in San Francisco. Charney also weighs in on
the trauma-inducing laughs of Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” the tight
storytelling of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and drafts a
“Saturday Night Live” fantasy cast.
About the Podcast
Introducing Ad Block, a new Ad Age podcast. Hosted by Ad Age’s own I-Hsien Sherwood and Alfred Maskeroni, Ad Block features personal, casual chats with big names in the industry. We’ve got one rule on this show: no guests can talk about their company or their clients. Get to know the people behind the ads you love—as they talk about anything but.