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Hollywood Said No! Book Launch with Bob & David

Ever wonder what Hollywood executives wouldn’t let the creators of Mr Show get away with? Bob Odenkirk and David Cross (along with collaborator Brian Posehn) will be at powerHouse Arena on September 10 from 7-9pm to tell you all about it and more as they make their only Brooklyn appearance and celebrate the release of their new book, Hollywood Said No! Orphaned Film Scripts, Bastards Scenes, and Abandoned Darlings from the Creators of Mr. Show.

It’s been 10+ years since Bob Odenkirk and David Cross made the rounds for a sold-out national comedy tour. But get ready for some laughs: the co-creators of the highly influential, Emmy-nominated HBO sketch program Mr. Show, are reuniting in support of their odds ‘n ends humor collection, Hollywood Said No! Along with Mr. Show co-star and co-writer Brian Posehn, the duo will reflect on their work for the program, talk about some of the unaired Mr. Show sketches, and a whole lot more. Tickets are $8 and can be applied as credit towards the purchase of a copy of the book.

BOOK LAUNCH & DISCUSSION DETAILS

When: Tuesday, September 10, 7-9pm
Where: powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, DUMBO
Tickets: $8 and can be applied as credit towards the purchase of the book. Available through powerHouse here.

In addition to the book tour, you can also see the team as they go on their first official stand-up comedy tour together since 2002. Only 1 NYC appearance! More info here.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross created, wrote and starred in the highly influential, Emmy-nominated sketch program, Mr. Show, which aired for four seasons on HBO from 1995 to 1998.

Bob Odenkirk is an actor, writer, film director and comedian who wrote for Saturday Night Live andThe Ben Stiller Show, amongst others. He writes humor pieces for The New Yorker and is currently starring on the Emmy award-winning show Breaking Bad.

David Cross is an actor, writer and comedian known for his stand-up comedy as well as roles in film and television, including the character of Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development.  David wrote, produced, directed and starred in the acclaimed IFC show The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of I Drink for a Reason.

Brian Posehn has most recently been seen on Comedy Central’s popular show, The Sarah Silverman Program and on tour as one of the original members of the “Comedians of Comedy.” Besides writing and performing on HBO’s acclaimed Mr. Show, he has appeared in sitcoms such as Just Shoot MeSeinfeldNewsRadioEverybody Loves Raymond, and Friends.