Host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah gained an international audience at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his furiously energetic and hilarious one-man show, The Racist. Now he looks back over the experiences that have fueled his career, charting his coming-of-age in South Africa. Born to a white, Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother, Noah was, under apartheid, illegal; after apartheid, as the country came to grips with its past and the chaos of its future, he developed a keen eye for the absurdities of politics, race, and nationalism. If survival is the theme of his book, his mother, the consummate survivor, is its heart, and Noah’s depictions of her fierce Christianity, her savvy hustling, and her determination are as moving as they are funny.
This event will not include a public signing; all books will be pre-signed by Noah.
Sixth & I
600 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Join Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, for an evening of conversation and fun with director J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek, Lost) on Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM. This event features the pair in a wide-ranging, onstage discussion of their influences, ideas and creative work. See which geek shall inherit the Earth!
Proceeds from this event benefit The Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading film non-profit.
Co-Presented with NJPAC
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St, Lodi, New Jersey 07102
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Aasif Mandvi appears in conversation with Reza Aslan on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm! Reserve free tickets at the link…
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Presented as part of Book Soup at the Skirball, comedian Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) discusses his new memoir, No Land’s Man, with writer and scholar Reza Aslan.
If you’re an Indo-Muslim-British-American actor who has spent more time in bars than mosques over the past few decades, turns out it’s a little tough to explain who you are or where you are from. In No Land’s Man Mandvi explores this and other conundrums through humorous stories about his family, ambition, desire, and culture that range from dealing with his brunch-obsessed father to his high school career as a Michael Jackson impersonator to joining a Bible study group in order to seduce a nice Christian girl to improbably becoming America’s favorite Muslim/Indian/Arab/brown/doctor correspondent on The Daily Show.
Mandvi’s hilarious and passionate description of his journey will resonate with anyone who has had to navigate the murky space between lands. Or anyone who really loves brunch.
A book signing follows the program.
Watch the official book trailer for No Man’s Land at the link…
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Come see the writers of Adult Swim’s “Robot Chicken” tell all in this night of storytelling on Tuesday April 16, 2013 at 7:00 pm. Are they as f*cked up as you think they are? Come to find out!
Rachel Bloom (Robot Chicken, Just for Laughs)
Matthew Beans (Robot Chicken, Mad)
Mehar Sethi (Robot Chicken, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
Erik Weiner (Robot Chicken, Boardwalk Empire)
Douglas Goldstein (Co-Head Writer of Robot Chicken)
Jason Reich (Robot Chicken, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart)
$8 online / $10 at the door
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
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Stephen Colbert signs at Politics & Prose on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm!
Colbert’s latest critique finds America no less great for having lost its edge in certain sectors, such as economics and manufacturing—and maybe foreign relations and healthcare. Come meet one of TV’s most astute pundits for a signing of his new book.
To enter the signing line you must have a ticket.
A signing line ticket is free with the purchase of AMERICA AGAIN from Politics & Prose. One signing line ticket per adult.
Colbert will not pose for photographs.
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
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Stephen Colbert signs at Barnes & Noble in Union Square on Tuesday October 2, 2012 at 7:00 PM!
About the Author:
Stephen Colbert was The Daily Show’s longest-running and most diverse correspondent. His personality, insight and overall rightness could only lead to The Colbert Report, a half-hour nightly platform for him to give his take on the issues of the day, and, more importantly, to tell you why everyone else’s take is just plain wrong. The show has been hugely successful.
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
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John Hodgman appears on Tuesday, November 15 at 6pm at the Coolidge Corner Theatre!
To attend this event, you MUST, MUST purchase a copy of That Is All at Brookline Booksmith or online. That book purchase entitles you to one (1) free ticket. Online book & ticket orders must be paid in full online. If you have purchased a copy of That Is All, ONE additional ticket may be ordered online as well for $5. You may also call 617-566-6660 or drop by the Booksmith (279 Harvard St., Brookline) to purchase books & tickets.
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT. However, there will be a standby line forming at the Coolidge at 5:30 for any unclaimed tickets. Also, the book signing, which will take place at about 7p.m. at the Booksmith, is open to all.
Brookline welcomes back its native son for his newest book of witticisms. That Is All follows in the footsteps of such monumental tomes as The Areas of My Expertise and More Information Than You Require and may, in fact, be the last book you ever need. Comedian, Daily Show commentator and occasional anthropomorphic PC, John Hodgman will be joined by awesome and as-yet unnamed friends. You’re welcome.
Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
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Comedians Sara Benincasa, Kurt Braunohler, Victor Varnado, and The Daily Show’s Elliott Kalan sign Shame Itself on Wednesday, November 2 beginning at 6:00pm ! Joining them are some of the book’s great creators including editor Tom Brennan, cartoonists Stephanie Buscema, Jacob Chabot, Dean Haspiel, Michael Kupperman and more! Wow!
Jim Hanley’s Universe
4 West 33rd St, New York, NY 10001
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Jon Stewart signs on Monday September 27, 2010 at 8:00 PM
In his follow-up to America (The Book), the popular host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race.
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810
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Olivia Munn signs on Thursday July 15, 2010 7:00 PM at Barnes & Noble.
About this Author
Olivia Munn is an actress, comedian and television host, best known for being the face of the G4 network. She co-hosts,”Attack of the Show,” the network’s flagship program. Because of AOTS, she has established herself as an entertainer who attracts both male and female viewers and fans. Her ability to be candid, sarcastic and honest has endeared her to countless fans of her television work and her website. Olivia’s frequent comedy skits are G4’s calling card, and has helped her online profile, where every video garners thousands of views.
Barnes and Noble
7700 West Northwest Hwy. Ste. 300, Dallas, TX 75225