Adam Carolla will never work with Hollywood again—unless it involves driving Bryan Cranston to the airport 

Adam Carolla will never work with Hollywood again—unless it involves driving Bryan Cranston to the airport 

In one of the week’s stranger promotional efforts for Wreck-It Ralph, comedian and podcaster Adam Carolla declared his independence from the Hollywood system in an interview with automobile/lifestyle website Web2Carz. Midway through the genial, if typically acidic Q&A, Carolla spoke out about the assorted “hacks,” “dumb people,” and “those people who produce those shows” that drove him to found the podcasting network Carolla Digital: “I have no connection with Hollywood. I’m not interested. I don’t care. I’ve called them all hacks a thousand times. I don’t care to go back and work with their untalented, uncreative, narcissistic asses and I don’t give a shit.” (Probably because they hired too many unfunny women just for having vaginas.)

Underlining the fact that he was talking about Hollywood in the broad, executives-chomping-cigars-and-screaming-“You Oughta Be In Pictures!” sense and not the “I hang out with other famous people” sense, Carolla took a further left turn during a political rant when he lets it slip that he’s close enough with Bryan Cranston to drive the Breaking Bad star to the airport. This, the sentence “Hope is retarded; change is semi-insulting considering we are already the best system in place,” and a plug for his signature wine, Mangria, all put the former Man Show neck-and-neck with Victoria Jackson in the race to become 2032’s equivalent of 2012 Gallagher.