Comedy

Broken Lizard's Steve Lemme Talks Real Life Super Troopers, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Mustache Rides

Just like Cheech Marin's mustache or The Dude's bathrobe, there are some signature movie moments that are instantly recognizable. For comedy troupe and filmmakers Broken Lizard, their indelible mark on cinema will forever be their twisted views on the things state troopers do when no one's watching, or the exact moment to turn a glass boot during a chugging contest.

Stoner film aficionados everywhere will recognize two of the troupe's five members, Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan, as Mac and Farva from breakout hit Super Troopers, or as Finkelstein and Landfill from Beerfest. (Or, let's be honest, both.) Lemme and Heffernan will bless the stage of the Miami Improv with five shows this week to support their soon to be released comedy DVD Fat Man & Little Boy. They'll bring their Broken Lizard brand of comedy to the Miami Improv stage, along with indulging all the Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread, and Slammin' Salmon fans with stories about their cult comedy classics.

Cultist contacted Steve Lemme for a couple Super Troopers stories of our own -- and we also found out how Heffernan got the nickname "Tuna Can."

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Ric Delgado