Director Judd Apatow Talks Filmmaking, Pee Wee Herman, and S.F. (VIDEO)

Back in September, we gave our readers a chance to interview director Judd Apatow— the man behind the TV show Freaks and Geeks, and director of movies like Knocked Up and The Forty Year Old Virgin. Readers sent in three sample questions they would ask Apatow, and we picked the ones we liked best. The winner was Cory Sklar, a self-described comedy nerd who works at a music software company in SOMA. In his interview with Apatow, the two discuss the director's youthful propensity for stalking the famous, the Mexican-Jewish part of town, and the anthology Apatow edited for McSweeny's, I Found This Funny.

Read our edited version of the interview below, and for a longer version (in which you will get to hear why Apatow will never do a re-make and the new Pee Wee Herman movie) watch the video after the jump. For more video awesomeness, subscribe to SFWeekly TV.

C: So I won a contest to interview you.

J.A.: You did. That's how most people get to interview me.

C: I thought I was special. So I feel a bit like a Make a Wish Foundation kid right here.

JA: Well …

C: I'm not dying.

JA: Yet.

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