“JON GLASER LOVES GEAR” SEASON 2 PREMIERES TONIGHT 10:30 PM ON TRUTV
JON STOPS BY THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT TO TALK GEAR
JON GLASER LIVE AT SF SKETCHFEST + STAND UP DATES IN SEATTLE & PORTLAND
Comedian/actor JON GLASER is back with a new season of his hybrid scripted comedy series, “Jon Glaser Loves Gear,” premiering tonight at 10:30PM ET/PT on truTV. In Season 2 of “Jon Glaser Loves Gear,” will Jon’s ridiculously intense passion for gear derail his television show, his friendships and relationships with both his real and fake families? Or will Jon be able to summon the strength to find the emotional gear he needs to get through it all? Joining the cast in the 10-episode sophomore season are Bowen Yang (“Saturday Night Live”) and guest star Christine Taylor (“Search Party”). “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” stars Glaser, Steve Cirbus, John Hodgman, Eva Solveig and Miriam Tolan. Catch up on Season 1 on truTV.com, the truTV app and Video on Demand.
Watch the trailer of “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” Season 2: https://youtu.be/85gpEkc300w
Jon stopped by “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this week to talk guacamole tattoos, tears from camp, “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” — and more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22lD3FlMNiQ
Jon will be at SF Sketchfest for “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” Live! with John Hodgman on Saturday, January 18 at Cobb’s. Jon then heads north for stand up dates in Seattle at Columbus City Theater on the 20th and Portland at Mississippi Studios on the 21st.
Follow Jon on Instagram to keep up on all the action @johnglazer
Jon Glaser is a suburban Detroit native and Second City Chicago alum. He is the creator and star of three original television series: “Delocated!,” “Neon Joe,” “Werewolf Hunter” (both for “Adult Swim”) and “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” (truTV) — all of which he also co-wrote and co-produced. As an actor, Jon’s most noted TV roles were Councilman Jamm on “Parks and Recreation,” and Laird on “Girls.” Other TV appearances include “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Louie,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “Wonder Showzen.” His film credits include “Trainwreck,” “Be Kind Rewind” and “Pootie Tang.” As a writer and consultant, Jon’s credits include “Inside Amy Schumer” (Emmy nomination), “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” (where he wrote for five years, was a regular performer and nominated for several Emmys), “The Dana Carvey Show,” “Human Giant,” and “Cheap Seats.” He is the author of the book, My Dead Dad Was In ZZ Top.
NEW 2019 TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THESE ARTISTS
Adam Conover Mind Parasites Live!
Jon Glaser Loves Gear Live!
Kevin Allison, Risk! Live!
Matt And Kim
Shane Mauss: Stand-Up Science
For new tour dates visit TOURS
TOMORROW: SF SKETCHFEST, THE SAN FRANCISCO COMEDY FESTIVAL
SF SKETCHFEST PRESENTED BY AUDIBLE features another outstanding year of programming and fun starting January 10 thru 27 in venues across San Francisco. The 18th annual festival features major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts come from around the world for nonstop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels — and more.
Ticket prices range from free (podcasts in the PianoFight bar/cabaret space) to $125 for SF Sketchfest at The Speakeasy, featuring six unique and new immersive comedy events.
SF Sketchfest 2019 schedule and links to purchase tickets to all shows: https://www.sfsketchfest.com/
AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES PRESENTS “THIS CAN’T BE HAPPENING”
A COLLECTION OF FOUR ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES FROM THE CREATORS OF “RISK!”
NOW AVAILABLE IN E-BOOK AND AUDIOBOOK
FREE FOR PRIME AND KINDLE-UNLIMITED MEMBERS; FOR PURCHASE FOR NON-MEMBERS
AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES presents This Can’t Be Happening, a collection of four original short stories from the creators of the hit storytelling live show and podcast “RISK!,” available starting today in e-book and audiobook format and free for all Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited members. A collection of true and fearless memoirs told by the people who lived them, these stories are a poignant and captivating look into the human condition revealing embarrassment, humility, heart, and humor. The series starts with “RISK!” creator and host Kevin Allison sharing Two Henrys, his true story of growing up gay in the Midwest and the personal loss and ultimate redemption that came with it. Additional stories in the This Can’t Be Happening story collection are written and performed by Rachel Rosenthal, Mani Sheriar and Rory Scholl.
The This Can’t Be Happening collection is available now and it is free to all Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited members and for a-la-carte purchase for non-members at: https://www.amazon.com/thiscantbehappening
Two Henrys by Kevin Allison
Actor, comedian and “RISK!” creator Kevin Allison shares his fearless and funny true story of being a Catholic schoolboy growing up in 1970's Ohio and an awkward coming out.
Identity Thief by Rachel Rosenthal
Who would want to steal the identity of a minimum-wage employee at a children’s museum? In this harrowing real-life detective story, a woman searches for the truth, clue after startling clue.
The Third Man by Mani Sheriar
What would happen if your baby’s birth father stood for everything you despised and feared? In this profound and heartrending story, an adoptive mother is forced to discover the answer.
Black Sheep by Rory Scholl
An irresponsible 20-something comic and his equally shameless grandmother join forces in this dark and rowdy story of family ties, kindred spirits, bad behavior, and bribery.
For more on the “RISK!” live show and podcast, go to risk-show.com/