There’s no shortage of auteur television shows depicting the day-to-day lives of working comedians—Seinfeld, I’m Sorry, I’m Dying Up Here, and now Crashing. Pete Holmes’ semi-autobiographical HBO series examines the life of a struggling comedian in New York after his first wife cheated on him, and he decided to pursue comedy full-time. In the video above, we spoke with Holmes about how he hopes Crashing can authentically depict the everyday struggles of working comedians

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