Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films, is a prolific author and commentator, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations. He’s reprising one of his iconic film roles in the upcoming second season of the Netflix Wet Hot American Summer series. His third standup comedy special, “Noted Expert,” was released on Epix.
Black has authored 11 books, including the recently released bestseller, A Child’s First Book of Trump, and two well-received memoirs: Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but also my mom’s, which I know sounds weird), and You’re Not Doing It Right.
Previously, Black released two stand-up specials, “Very Famous” and “I Am A Wonderful Man.” He and Tom Cavanagh host the popular podcast, Mike and Tom Eat Snacks. He also writes and hosts a podcast with Michael Showalter, Topics, and his own interview podcast, How To Be Amazing.
Sketch comedy fans know Black’s work on The State, Viva Variety, Stella and Michael and Michael Have Issues, all of which he co-created, wrote, and starred in. Other TV credits include his hilarious commentary on cable’s I Love the… series. Black’s movie roles include This is 40, Wet Hot American Summer, Take Me Home Tonight, Reno 911!: Miami, The Ten, and The Baxter. Black wrote and directed the film Wedding Daze, starring Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher. He also co-wrote the comedy Run, Fatboy, Run, directed by David Schwimmer and starring Simon Pegg, Hank Azaria, and Thandie Newton.
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The revitalized, nightclub-style space features high-quality programming, bar & small bites, and a great view from every seat! See musicians, comedians, and authors from around the corner or around the world.