First, James Lipton is amazing. Any words I’m about to write are not meant to slight the man as he only brings joy. That said, he has a certain talent for asking the fluffiest softball questions of his Inside the Actor’s Studio guests in an effort to fill up the show‘s run time. Normally when you watch, you shake your head, giggle, and continue to watch because it’s somehow really engaging.
But as the supercut of his silliest questions points out, when viewed out of context, he seems like a bitter, insulting master of dry sarcasm. He totally isn’t, but, how sweet it would be if he were. (Vulture)