Comedian/actor/writer 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 Me", "Seinfeld", "NewsRadio", "Everybody Loves Raymond", and "Friends". Brian has also appeared in several movies, including Rob Zombie's "The Devil's Rejects" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer", "Sex Drive" and "Surfs Up".
In 2006 he released his first graphic novel, "The Last Christmas", and a comedy album: "Live in Nerd Rage". His music video for "Metal By Numbers" has been viewed over two million times on You Tube and My Space. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and was a crowd favorite at the recent Bob Saget Roast on Comedy Central.
In 2008 he headlined the comedy stages at the popular music festivals, Download, Sasquatch and Bonnaroo. He also played a man with a prolapsed rectum on "Californication". In 2009 Brian wrote an episode of "The Sarah Silverman Program" and wrote the story for a "Metalocalypse' episode. He also made an appearance in the Judd Apatow film "Funny People". He also directed a video for the hilarious hair metal band, Steel Panther.
In 2010 he continues to tour, is releasing a new album called "Fart and Wiener Jokes" and a new video for "More Metal Than You", and was recently featured on the Golden Gods Awards performing his new song with his all-star metal band. Posehn is currently working on a new comic book ("Science Projects").
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UP Comedy Club Box Office
230 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
Box Office hours:
If you're hungry or looking for a drink, we have a full bar and dinner menu available throughout all performances.
UP Comedy Club has a nightclub atmosphere and alcohol is served. Our shows contain adult content and language. Most of our shows are the equivalent of an R-rated movie. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian when coming to the 11pm shows due to Chicago curfew laws. Please note we're not able to admit anyone under the age of 10. UP Comedy Club is best for savvy teen and adult audiences.
If you require special seating or accommodations (wheelchair-bound, hearing impaired, or visually impaired) please contact our box office at (312) 662-4562 to ensure the best service.
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