On his show Dave, Dave Burd walks a fine line between fact and fiction when it comes to his Lil Dicky character. Of course, he’s not just a character — he’s Burd’s rapping alter ego, who’s had some success with his 2015 album and some hit singles. But while the temptation is there to simply retell the Lil Dicky story for the screen, Burd says that, for the show’s sake, the fictionalized version is actually much more interesting. (Click on the media bar below to hear Dave Burd)
Dave airs Wednesday nights on FXX, and episodes start streaming the following day on Hulu.