Ellen: John Mulaney Mom
Ellen said she did a TBS special in Chicago years ago called The Very Special Special and she asked him to be on it. John said it was incredible and he brought his mom to watch it. He said his mom loved it and still asks how Ellen is, even though he hasn’t seen her since then. She said to tell her she’s fine.
John said it’s like when your parents meet a friend the first day of your freshman year and they keep asking how they are for years afterward.
Ellen TV: John Mulaney Bill Clinton
John Mulaney’s parents both went to college with President Bill Clinton. John said that Bill was a little older then them, but they were there at the same time. They had different opinions on Bill Clinton. His mom loved Bill Clinton.
Late at night, they would ask young male students to stand in front of the library and ask female students if they wanted them to walk home with them. So one day young Bill Clinton offered to walk his mom home. They walked arm in arm back to her dorm. She wanted to offer him up for a beer, but her roommate was home. “So she missed her shot to be First Lady,” he joked.
His mom was dating his dad at the time. Now, his dad is a Republican.
Ellen: John Mulaney Marriage
John got married in July. He said his wife planned the whole thing.
“I like to say I sat back like a disinterested Shark Tank investor. I was just like, ‘I’ll give you the $20,000. I’d be curious to see what you do with it,'” he said.
Ellen TV: John Mulaney Dog
John Mulaney has a French bulldog named Petunia. She has her own Instagram. “It’s fun to have a French bulldog puppy. It’s like having a baby that’s also a grandma,” he said.
Ellen: John Mulaney Sitcom
John Mulaney has a new show called Mulaney where he plays a writer for a game show hosted by a comedic legend, played by Martin Short. He also does stand-up on the show. It’s filmed in front of a live studio audience. Mulaney airs Sundays on Fox.