The Machine,” Bert Kreischer was lying in a hotel bed in Serbia trying to fall asleep to a Joe Rogan podcast. Instead of providing an ambient touch, the episode became a rallying cry for the shirt-averse comedian. “I forgot who [Joe] was talking to but he said, ‘they don’t make f – – king comedies anymore.
They don’t make hard R comedies that are gutsy, ballsy and taking chances.’ I was unaware that they stopped making comedies.
I only paid attention to stand-up,” Kreischer, 50, told The Post. “I am in bed thinking, ‘I’m making a comedy, and I literally start shooting tomorrow.'”He woke up his co-writer, and they reworked the opening scene giving it a harder edge, courtesy of a vulgar C-word exchange with his on-screen daughter played by Jess Gabor.After studio bosses saw the new scene, they sent a message: “They said to go harder,” Kreischer recalled.Going hard has always been Kreischer’s specialty.
Like a latter-day John Blutarsky, the Florida native attended Florida State for nearly seven years or “most of the ’90s.” During his sixth year there, he was the subject of a Rolling Stone profile called “The Undergraduate” which chronicled his legendary alcohol consumption and hard partying ways.Read more on nypost.com