bryangoodwin: has your ba’hai faith influenced how you portray dwight at all?
Rainn Wilson: no relation really
Rainn Wilson: my Faith encourages me to be excellent at my art
Rainn Wilson: and i’ve worked hard for almost 20 years of acting
bryangoodwin: because art is like praryer
Rainn Wilson: lots of training and theater and whatnot
allie83: well you are excellent and it shows.
Rainn Wilson: but mostly i try and be a good person
tanster: that’s why rainn is here :)
Jess: you rock rainn.
tonilovesyoux3: Yay Rainn!
silharder: what was your 1st paying gig?
Rainn Wilson: i did shakespeare in the park and understudied fisher stevens as aguecheek
Rainn Wilson: then i did titus andronicus in the park
Rainn Wilson: then toured with THE ACTING COMPANY for 2 and a half years
Merissina: This is better than the actor’s studio, Rainn. Thank you!
Rainn Wilson: i moved to LA after only doing theatre up til then in 1999
Rainn Wilson: with my weird comedy group, the NEW BOZENA
Rainn Wilson: ended up doing a terrible pilot for NBC called the expendables
Rainn Wilson: then did galaxy quest and almost famous right after…
justjesser: is there any particular actor that you really want to work with sometime in the future?
Rainn Wilson: i would love to work with jim carrey, russell crowe, phil hoffman and seth rogan
Rainn Wilson: not in that order
Rainn Wilson: i like all good actors
hewittness: do you need an intern?
limonada: How is Bonzai Shadowhands coming along? Did you guys film that yet?
Rainn Wilson: i need to do more re-writes on BONZAI
Rainn Wilson: this summer
Rainn Wilson: Jason Reitman really wants to do it but he’s like the busiest director in Hollywood these days
loriandcurtis: What is your favorite music?
Rainn Wilson: my favorite music? wilco and radiohead
hewittness: did you go to lollapalooza last year then?
jobethlynn: Wow, those are two great bands!
Kenna: Wilco FTW!
silharder: Woohoo! Radiohead!!!
allie83: would you ever like to be on broadway or in the west end?
Rainn Wilson: i’ve told my wife i want to go to do a broadway show the second i’m done with the office
Rainn Wilson: i started in the theatre adn i really want to go back someday
Michael (OM): the office must never end…
supporttherabid: that would be excellent
Kenna: I’d make a special trip to NYC just to see you on Broadway
Rainn Wilson: cool!
Rainn Wilson: i need to get going now, ma nerdz
tanster: ah, thank you rainn for stopping by and chatting with us!
Ryans’ Hobbit: Thanks for being so generous with your time RDub, much appreciated
Jess: bye rainn! go seahawks in sept.!
tonilovesyoux3: Bye Rainn! nice talking to you :)
jims_penguin: thank you for taking the time to talk to us!!! (spread the word its the cool thing to do ;)
Tare_Bear: Thanks :)
Rainn Wilson: Love you guys!
tanster: I’ll have a full transcript up sometime tonight
Rainn Wilson: we love the fans so much
tanster: You’re the best, Rainn! Thank you!
Rainn Wilson: you guys kept us on the air in the early years
Ryans’ Hobbit: *giggle* love you more Rainn
jobethlynn: thank you!!!
Rainn Wilson: and people like Jennie tanster
mindysfavshow: love ya too….thanks
Merissina: You ROCK!
allie83: mwah rainn. you = awesomecakes
Rainn Wilson: and Itunes
forsalebypwner: see you later!
Tacky_Sharks: Shello people
Rainn Wilson: etc…. awesomesauce
limonada: I promise I won’t stalk you anymore… ;)
tinarog: thanks for chatting rainn!! :)
Rainn Wilson: wait til you see the next couple eps!
Rainn Wilson: they’re going to blow your collective minds!
tanster: yes yes yes
Rainn Wilson: stalk away!
green22: Can’t wait.
hewittness: i’m skipping class to see them
Rainn Wilson: see you guys later
Rainn Wilson: this was fun!
Rainn Wilson: bye