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Comedian Paul Reiser on new Liberace film: “That was an easy one to say yes to” (audio)

From “Aliens” and “Beverly Hills Cop” to “Mad About You,” Paul Reiser has been a force in American pop culture since the early '80s. This year, he's been getting back to his standup comedy roots with an act he'll bring to Tacoma's Pantages Theatre on May 17. And he checked in with Tacoma Weekly to promote that show yesterday.

Reiser hasn't been very active onscreen these last couple of years. So the first thing we wanted to know about was “Behind the Candelabra,” a forthcoming HBO flick that will premiere on May 26, with Michael Douglas starring as Liberace and Matt Damon as his boy toy Scott Thorson. He makes a cameo as Thorson's lawyer (yeah, the fling didn't end so well) and he had this to say about the experience: