Veep creator Armando Iannucci interviewed by David Weigel for WeigelCast.
WeigelCast: Dave Weigel Interviews Veep Creator Armando Iannucci
An interview series about politics.
April 7 2014 12:38 PM

WeigelCast: Veep Creator on the Insularity of American Politics

Dave Weigel interviews Veep writer and creator Armando Iannucci in Episode 4 of his podcast.

To listen to Episode No. 4 of The WeigelCast, use the player below:

In this week's episode David Weigel talks to Armando Iannucci, the creator of Veep, Alan Partridge, The Day Today, The Thick of It, and a few more era-defining cringe comedies. Among the subjects discussed: why politicians over-react to cable TV, why failure is so funny, and why Iannucci isn’t happy that his shows predicted what the media eventually became.


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David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post. 

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