He figured that the night shift would not be particular busy, and that he could use the time to write scripts and such.
However, very quickly after starting, he apparently learned that the top floor of the hotel was reportedly haunted.
“I spent all my nights trying to summon the ghost,” laughed McBride, joking that he was trying to channel Jack Nicholson in The Shining. “It never worked, and then suddenly one night…”
Watch the clip above to hear the full and legitimately spine-tingling story. The ghost story begins at about 05:30 into the interview. Enjoy