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"Hipsters Don't Wear Cargo Shorts": Deep Thoughts With Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
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“Hipsters Don’t Wear Cargo Shorts”: Deep Thoughts With Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

This article originally appeared in the October 2012 issue of playboy magazine. Seth Rogen is not just an actor. Teamed with his Canadian childhood friend Evan Goldberg, he’s half of one of the most powerful screenwriting teams in Hollywood. The two have written such films as Superbad and Pineapple Express, and their most recent collaboration, The End of the World, stars a cast of comedy heavyweights including Jonah Hill, Danny McBride, Paul Rudd, Mindy Kaling, Jason Segel and playboy Contributing Editor James Franco. Franco, who starred on the cult TV hit Freaks and Geeks with Rogen and worked with both men on Pineapple Express, chatted with his longtime colleagues. What were you guys like in high school? Was it hard for you to get girls? SETH ROGEN: Yeah, we did not get with girls in high school. EVAN GOLDBERG: We did not do that well. Were you into sports? GOLDBERG: In Canada that doesn’t matter. ROGEN: In Canada athleticism does not transfer over the way it does in…

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