Celebrity Interviews

"Jim Gaffigan" Star Adam Goldberg Jokes About Rejection, Staying Motivated & "Higher Learning"

Adam Goldberg has had a damn fine career.

Best known for his role in Saving Private Ryan, he’s also tried his hand in music and directing. Currently starring on TV Land’s well received sitcom the “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” he stopped by Sway In The Morning to discuss an early gig alongside comedian D. L. Hughley, his time on the set of John Singleton’s classic Higher Learning and how he deals with rejection.

I think your skin just gets thicker and thicker until you’re just dead inside,” he joked.


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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