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Senator Al Franken with Chelsea Handler

Sen. Al Franken has represented Minnesota in the United States Senate since 2009. Before entering politics, Al spent 37 years as an award-winning comedy writer, author, and radio talk show host. In this candid personal memoir, the honorable gentleman from Minnesota takes his army of loyal fans along with him from Saturday Night Live to the campaign trail, inside the halls of Congress, and behind the scenes of some of the most dramatic and/or hilarious moments of his new career in politics.

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Al Franken in the news. See him at Live Talks LA, July 8 with Chelsea Handler

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, May 30 — “Al Franken on humor in a politically “grim” time.” CBS Sunday Morning, May 29 — “Stuart Smalley Is Continue reading…

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David Spade with Dana Carvey

David Spade is an actor, comedian, and writer. A former cast member of Saturday Night Live, Spade has also starred in the films Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, and the Joe Dirt and Grown Ups franchises. He was nominated for an Emmy, two Golden Globes, and an American Comedy Award for his role on NBC’s Just Shoot Me! He also won a participation award for being in show business. That’s the one he’s most proud of. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Some questions with Jane Lynch…Lynch interviews Amy Poehler Feb 12 at Live Talks Los Angeles @janemarielynch

We’re very much looking forward to our event with Jane Lynch interviewing Amy Poehler on Sunday, February 12 at The Aero Theatre.  Event info here.   We featured Lynch in conversation with Adam Scott last October when her memoir, Happy Accidents, came out.  Hilarious evening. Here’s the video.  The image to the left is the poster from the event. Our event with Amy Poehler and Jane Lynch supports the Adopt the Arts Foundation who’s mission is to bring together well-known artists, public figures, business, and the general public to save the arts in America’s public schools. Adopt the Arts is raising money to keep arts education Continue reading…

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