Actor/Writer Jon Glaser Discusses Comedy And His Career
Sunday November 26, 2017: 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Grade 6 - Adult
Spend a delightful afternoon with actor and writer Jon Glaser as he discusses television and his comedy career. Jon Glaser created, starred in, and co-wrote the TV shows Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter, Jon Glaser Loves Gear, and Delocated. He played Councilman Jamm on [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1470527| Parks and Recreation], and Laird on HBO's [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1464132| Girls]. Other TV credits include [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1485369| Inside Amy Schumer], [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1222014| Curb Your Enthusiasm], and "Wonder Showzen."
Film credits include [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1482555| Trainwreck], "Be Kind Rewind," and "Pootie Tang." Cartoon voice work includes [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1464633| Bob's Burgers], [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1399305| Archer], "Lucy: Daughter of the Devil," [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1392126| TV Funhouse], and [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1227275| Aqua Teen Hunger Force]. He appeared as Video Cowboy in the ESPN web series "Mayne Street," and he created, wrote, directed and starred in a series of web shorts for Comedy Central called "Tiny Hands."
As a writer and consultant, Jon's credits include [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1485369| Inside Amy Schumer], "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "The Dana Carvey Show," "Human Giant," and "Cheap Seats." He has written several stories for The New York Times Magazine, and his writing has also appeared in ESPN The Magazine, The Onion A.V. Club, and online for New York Magazine.
His first book, [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1382580| My Dead Dad Was In ZZ Top] was published by Harper Perennial, and he wrote and directed the music video for Bob Mould’s Star Machine.
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