We’re excited to be hosting Senator Al Franken in conversation with Chelsea Handler on July 8th at the Alex Theatre. More info on the event is here.
Here’a a round up of media his new book, Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, has garnered.
— “Al Franken Has Been Sitting on Jokes for a Decade. Now He’s Ready to Tell Them.” New York Times
, May 29
— “Sen. Al Franken Embraces ‘The Funny’ Again In New Book,” All Things Considered NPR,
— “Stuart Smalley Is Not Dead: See What Has Sen. Al Franken Laughing These Days,” People
, May 27
— “Al Franken: The Happy Warrior. Franken discusses the “depressing” Trump era, doing acid as a Deadhead and rediscovering his sense of humor in Congress. Rolling Stone
magazine, May 30
— ” Al Franken, Absurdity Expert, Is a Man for Our Political Times: The Minnesota senator’s SNL roots are coming in handy. Esquire
, May 30
— “Al Franken: What He Learned From SNL That Made Him A Better Politician,” Forbes
, May 30
–“Senator Al Franken Answers the Proust Questionnaire. The Minnesota lawmaker and comedian, who has a new book out, reveals what factual accuracy, grandchildren, and a sense of humor mean to him.” Vanity Fair
, Summer 2017