Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films, is a prolific author and commentator, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations. He most recently starred in TVLand's The Gaffigan Show and Comedy Central’s Another Period. He also reprised one of his iconic film roles in Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. His third standup comedy special, Noted Expert, was released on Epix.

Black’s authored 11 books, including the recently released best seller, A Child’s First Book of Trump. He’s written two well-received memoirs: Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but also my mom’s, which I know sounds weird), and You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death and Other Humiliations. In 2012, he collaborated with conservative Meghan McCain on America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom. He’s the author of My Custom Van (and 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face), and seven children's books, including Cock-a-Doodle-Doo-Bop!, Naked, Chicken Cheeks, The Purple Kangaroo, A Pig Parade Is A Terrible Idea, and I'm Bored. He also writes book reviews for the New York Times.

Previously, Black released two stand-up specials, Very Famous and I Am A Wonderful Man. He and Tom Cavanagh host the popular podcast, Mike and Tom Eat Snacks. He also writes and hosts a podcast with Michael Showalter, Topics, and his own interview podcast, How To Be Amazing. He hosts Debate Wars on SeeSo, and he recently hosted Easiest Game Show Ever on Pop TV.

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