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Betsy Helmuth

Author and interior designer best known for her book Big Design, Small Budget: Create a Glamorous Home in Nine Thrifty Steps and her design company Affordable Interior Design.
Betsy Helmuth has been on 2 shows

KATG 2153: Buffalo Tater Tots

With Betsy Helmuth and Jack Helmuth – The Laugh Button; contributing jokes to SNL’s Weekend Update; Lauren Hennessy and Heather Matarazzo; Keith’s PRP procedure; Jackie Martling calls in; Keith and Christian Finnegan’s friendship; Manhattan’s East Village’s collapsed buildings; deliberate Alps plane crash; Vin Diesel says Furious 7 will win Best Picture; driverless cars; man ignorantly tattoos ISIS inside his lip; 44-year-old Woody Allen tried to have sex with 18-year-old Mariel Hemingway; Bill Cosby tried to rape Chelsea Handler; incest couple arrested; The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore March 26, 2015

Show Notes

  • — Power Couple: Betsy and Jack Helmuth, author of Big Design, Small Budget and writer for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, are in studio
  • — And Figure It Out They Did: KATG was featured in The Laugh Button for its 10 year anniversary
  • — Jack Of All Trades: Jack was a receptionist and script coordinator for Saturday Night Live and also contributed jokes to Weekend Update
  • — 6 Degrees Of Heatheration: Betsy was surprised to learn from the Village Voice article that Lauren used to date Heather Matarazzo, because Betsy used to be obsessed with her and the video store clerk who rented her Welcome to the Dollhouse
  • — I Kneed My Pills: Keith’s torn meniscus shot procedure was very painful, and his doctor prescribed him the wrong type of pain pills. Jack’s weekly treat for himself is 2 hydrocodones.
  • — The Joker: Jackie ‘The Joke Man’ Martling calls in to brighten everyone’s day with a joke
  • — I Got Finned Again: 39% of the audience wants to be friends with Keith, compared to 38% with Danny and 23% with Christian. Betsy thinks Griswold Finnegan is cuter than Hugsy Malone. Keith calls Christian to settle the previous show's score.
  • — Burn: A gas explosion in Manhattan’s East Village started a fire that engulfed 4 buildings, 2 of which collapsed. Chemda has some very insensitive words for one of the restaurants that was destroyed in the blaze.
  • — Crash: The German co-pilot who purposefully crashed his plane into the Alps and killed all 150 people on board was hiding a medical condition from his employers and might have been dumped by his girlfriend just before the flight
  • — Film Buff: Vin Diesel, who is owed billions of dollars by Facebook and whose new baby Pauline is named after the late Paul Walker, honestly believes Furious 7 will win the Oscar for Best Picture
  • — RoboCar: The first driverless cross country car trip has begun, and the pressure is definitely on for the driver sitting behind the wheel as a safety measure. Ford is introducing a car that will force its drivers to obey the speed limit.
  • — What A Tool: A man got his ex-girlfriend Isis' name tattooed on his inner lip and was fired from his Home Depot job after showing it to his coworkers
  • — At Least They're Not Related: When he was in his mid-40s, Woody Allen tried to get his 18-year-old Manhattan co-star Mariel Hemingway (who played his character's 17-year-old girlfriend) to come to Paris with him so they could have sex, which her parents encouraged
  • — Uganda Be Kidding Me: Chelsea Handler says Bill Cosby almost raped her but didn't follow through because she brought her film crew along when he invited her up to his hotel room years ago
  • — The Apple Doesn't Fuck Far From The Tree: A woman and her father were arrested for living in a consensual incestuous relationship that produced 2 children
  • — White Villain: Jack talks about his writing and acting duties on for The Nightly Show with Larry Wllmore

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