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Sunday, April 14 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Funny With a Twist: Putting the Personal in Pop Culture - Conversation 2092 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Life can be bleak, but why stew in the darkness when you can laugh into the abyss? Guy Branum, Kristi Coulter and Erin Gibson's books of essays address weighty topics, including homophobia, addiction and misogyny, but their hilarious prose manages to keep things light. 

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Emily Heller

Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her once or twice on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She has been named... Read More →

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Guy Branum

Guy Branum created and hosted truTV’s Talk Show The Game Show, a hilarious mashup of two beloved television formats that pits comedians and celebrities against each other for the title of “Best Guest of the Night.” His recently published book My Life As A Goddess is a collection... Read More →
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Kristi Coulter

Kristi Coulter holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan. She is a former Ragdale Foundation resident and the recipient of a grant from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, The Awl, Glamour, Vox, The... Read More →
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Erin Gibson

Emmy-nominated Southern loudmouth Erin Gibson is an expert at mixing social commentary, political satire, and vagina jokes into neat little comedy packages. Based in Los Angeles, she's one half of the Throwing Shade empire, which includes an award winning political absurdist comedy... Read More →


Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salvatori Computer Science Center 101, Signing Area 4

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