Pete Holmes of ‘Crashing’ Finds Humor in His Church Roots

The actor and comedian gets ready for Season 2 of his HBO show.

LOS ANGELES — “Were you following me?” said Pete Holmes, a 38-year-old actor and comedian, as he stood near the front gate of his bungalow in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles last month.“Sorry, I was just sitting in traffic and am literally just getting back from a week in Hawaii,” Mr. Holmes said, explaining his momentary bout of paranoia. “Things are a bit chaotic.”Tall and gangly, with a cartoonish quality to his movement, Mr. Holmes then opened the front door to the humble four-b...