Podcast with Comedian TODD GLASS
Comedian Todd Glass discusses his career, including coming out as a gay man, his heart attack and the importance of stand-up comedy. Todd will be performing at the Chicago Theatre on Thursday, June 13, 2013 @ 7:30pm with David Cross & His Super Duper Pals.
Comedian, actor, and podcasting superstar Todd Glass is one of America's busiest touring comics, performing alongside Louis CK, David Cross, David Spade, Daniel Tosh, Jim Gaffigan, and Sarah Silverman. Todd's extensive television credits include appearances on Louie, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Sarah Silverman Program, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Tosh.0, Conan, as well as his own half-hour Comedy Central special. He recently starred in two pilots, Todd's Coma, produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison productions, and Dinner With Todd, co-starring Sarah Silverman. Todd can also currently be heard hosting his critically acclaimed podcast The Todd Glass Show, available on iTunes.
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In 2009, Just For Laughs, the world’s biggest comedy brand, partnered with TBS, one of American television’s leading purveyors of comedy, to produce a comedy festival in Chicago, the nation’s cradle of comedy. Five years later, TBS Just For Laughs Chicago is America’s single largest comedy festival, showcasing the industry’s biggest stars and brightest emerging talents at some the city’s most iconic venues. Presented in collaboration with two of the nation’s largest independent promoters, Chicago-based JAM Productions and Outback Concerts, this annual event has established itself as an integral component of Chicago’s rich cultural heritage, and a must-see for thousands of comedy fans and industry executives alike. This year, State Farm will serve as the presenting sponsor of TBS Just For Laughs Chicago.
About Just For Laughs
Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Group’s growth is concentrated on four major focal points: Festivals (in Montreal, Toronto and Chicago); television production (most notably Gags seen in 135 countries and on 95 airlines); live shows (Canadian tour dates for Jerry Seinfeld, Jeremy Hotz, John Pinette, Louis C.K., the Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour, North American dates for Family Guy Live!); and talent management. Its inaugural Montreal Festival 31 years ago is now the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming 2 million people each summer. The Group has offices in Montreal, Paris, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London, as well as a small apartment on the Internet.
TBS is basic cable’s reigning champion among young adults in primetime. Available in 100 million households, TBS features original primetime comedy series like Cougar Town, Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, King of the Nerds, Who Gets the Last Laugh?and the upcoming Deon Cole’s Black Box, Deal With It and Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host. In late night, TBS is home to the Emmy®-winning series CONAN, starring Conan O’Brien, which will be followed by a new series starring Pete Holmes this fall. TBS also features an outstanding slate of contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and championship sports. In addition, TBS produces special live comedy events, like the star-studded TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival.