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Saturday, February 7 • 1:00pm - 3:15pm
'Misery Loves Comedy' screening and conversation/Q&A with Kevin Pollak, Scott Aukerman, Janeane Garofalo and Dana Gould, moderated by Kevin Smith

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Do you have to be miserable to be funny? Children cry Hey Look At Me, but who chooses that as a profession? Over fifty funny people, like Tom Hanks, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon, Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer, Lewis Black, Jason Reitman, Maria Bamford, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Jefferies, and more share pain-filled insights from a life in pursuit of laughter.

It's the San Francisco debut of the new documentary directed by Kevin Pollak ("The Usual Suspects"), which just had its premiere at Sundance. Followed by a conversation and Q&A with Pollak, Scott Aukerman, Janeane Garafalo and Dana Gould, moderated by Kevin Smith.  $15 All Ages

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Dana Gould

Dana Gould began his professional comedy career at the age of seventeen, and spent the next twenty years or so performing in the halcyon days of “The Comedy Boom”. Dana has several HBO specials to his credit as well guest appearances on "The Late Show with David Letterman," "Late Night With Conan O’Brien," "Maron" and "Real Time with Bill Maher." He has also had memorable appearances on "Anger Management," "Seinfeld" and "The... Read More →
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Janeane Garofalo

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst on the scene in 1992. | | Janeane has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as "The Truth About Cats and Dogs," "Wet Hot American Summer," "Ratatouille," "Steal This Movie," "Reality Bites," "Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion," "Mystery Men," "The Ten" and "The Cable Guy." Janeane also co-authored the best seller "Feel... Read More →
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Kevin Pollak

Kevin Pollak has captured the attention of audiences worldwide with his range of both dramatic and comedic roles. He has appeared in over sixty films, as well as countless television projects, and has established himself as one of the few stand-up comedians to have a successful dramatic film career. In addition to his acting talents, he has also proven himself as both a writer, producer and recently a director and a talk show host. | | Pollak... Read More →
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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith is an actor, writer, director and podcaster. His films include "Clerks," "Clerks II," "Mallrats," "Chasing Amy," "Dogma," "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," "Cop Out," "Jersey Girl," "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," "Red State" and "Tusk." He's also appeared on "Degrassi: The Next Generation," "Fanboys" and "Live Free and Die Hard." He's the executive producer on "Comic Book Men" on AMC. His podcasts, grouped on the SMODcast network... Read More →
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Scott Aukerman

Emmy winner Scott Aukerman is the creator, host and writer of "Comedy Bang Bang," which will premiere its fourth season on IFC on January 9th. He is also the host of his podcast, "Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast," which lives on the Earwolf Podcast Network, which he co-founded. In addition, Scott is the co-creator and director of the Emmy® winning Funny or Die web series "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis, which just received... Read More →



Saturday February 7, 2015 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Castro Theatre 429 Castro St., San Francisco, CA 94114