Michael Shannon Was Genuinely Surprised at His 30th Birthday Party

Michael Shannon's favorite birthday was a total surprise. For his 30th birthday, Shannon's friends threw him a surprise party at Weeds bar in Chicago. Contrary to popular belief, Shannon liked the surprise, mostly because it was a great turnout. Shannon admits it wasn't difficult to get him to go to the bar and confesses that he didn't scream, but he did lose control of one bodily function.

Released on 8/7/2017

Credits

Starring: Michael Shannon

Transcript

00:00
[Lynn] What was your favorite birthday?
00:01
Event on your birthday?
00:03
My favorite event on my birthday.
00:13
I guess it'd be my 30th.
00:15
Yeah, I had a surprise party in Chicago.
00:18
It was cool, it was at this bar that I really like, Weeds.
00:23
[Lynn] And you were happy about that?
00:24
I would think you wouldn't like a surprise.
00:26
Yeah, a lot of people showed,
00:27
you know, the thing about those parties
00:29
is you, if there's not many people there
00:32
then you feel kinda like a loser, you know,
00:34
but this was a good turnout.
00:35
[Lynn] Were you genuinely surprised?
00:38
I was, yeah, they got me.
00:40
[Lynn] How'd they get you there?
00:41
It's not hard to get me to a bar.
00:43
(laughing)
00:45
It's not, it doesn't take a lot of conniving.
00:48
[Lynn] Did you scream?
00:50
No, no I didn't scream.
00:52
I wet myself though.
00:53
(laughing)