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Josh Sharp Sings! Live! w/Sasheer Zamata, Chris Gethard & Jo Firestone
May 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $8
Featuring: Sasheer Zamata, Chris Gethard & Jo Firestone!
He also likes doing a lot of stuff that’s smaller scale and more on his terms and stays a little bit in the underground. For example, he does a ton of stand up and tours all over. And he wrote a book. And put out an album on Don Giovanni Records, which is one of his all time favorite music labels ever.
He is also the host and creator of THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW, which is his pride and joy. It’s a public access television show that airs live every Wednesday night and that gets pretty out of the box. It’s heartfelt and at times strange and at times very funny and it features good guests and very great bands. Every Wednesday Chris hangs out with some of his best friends and they take calls from sad kids all over the world and dance like idiots and just have a good time.
Every once in a while Chris will do a weird project aimed at being amongst people, like the time he walked across the country crashing on the floors of his fans (and also strangers who were confused by him) or how he sometimes organizes stand up shows that take place in peoples’ actual homes.
Basically, Chris is a guy who tries to be funny and driven and do things his own way. He sort of has a chip on his shoulder and for a generally quiet nerdy guy can sometimes have a feeling of semi-self-righteous anger driving his work. It’s all good.
He was named one of Variety’s Ten Comics to Watch in 2010, and has told stories on This American Life. Chris was a guest writer at Saturday Night Live. He was also an original writer on The Onion News Network, which launched its online platform with a sketch he wrote that was written about in The New York Times. He also sold a pilot to Comedy Central. Chris is the creator and host of The Chris Gethard Show, a variety and talk show that began as a stage show at UCB before becoming a weekly live public access show during the summer of 2011 and has also promoted the show as a guest on both Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Conan.
Chris is the author of “A Bad Idea I’m About to Do,” “Weird NY”, and the co-author of “Weird NJ” volumes one and two, “Weird US,” and “Weird VA.” As an actor, you can see Chris this summer in Iron Man 3, and later this year opposite Mila Kunis and Robin Williams in The Angriest Man In Brooklyn. Chris can also be seen in multiple episodes of the final season of NBC’s The Office.