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Friday, January 30 • 10:30pm - 11:45pm
The Onion Past Bedtime with Jermaine Affonso, Ben Berkley, Cole Bolton, Chad Nackers and Jason Roeder, moderated by Brian Janosch

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Since its founding by a Prussian tuber farmer in 1756, The Onion has attracted millions of loyal fans drawn to its fearless reporting and scathing commentary on world events, human behavior, and journalistic convention. In a rare peek behind the scenes of America’s Finest News Source, its top editors will discuss how the world’s most popular satirical news is created and how the publication has evolved over the years with before fielding questions from the slobbering dopes in attendance.

With Jermaine Affonso, Ben Berkley, Cole Bolton, Chad Nackers and Jason Roeder. $20 18+ (unless accompanied by parent or guardian)

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Ben Berkley

Ben Berkley joined The Onion in 2010 and serves as the managing editor of America’s Finest News Source and its sister site ClickHole. A Tempe, Arizona native, Ben remains best known for his 37-year playing career with the San Diego Padres.
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Brian Janosch

Brian Janosch is the co-founder of Cultivated Wit and off-again, off-again contributor to Vulture. A Mundelein, Illinois-native, Brian worked at The Onion from 2008-2012 providing him a unique perspective compared to most moderators in that he's seen every panelist naked. Numerous times.
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Chad Nackers

Head writer Chad Nackers joined the Onion staff in 1997-ish. A native of Appleton, Wisconsin and a graduate of some college, Chad has performed numerous award-winning tasks such as editing, writing, and cleaning the grisly remains of undocumented workers from The Onion's printing press.  
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Cole Bolton

Vermont-native Cole Bolton is the editor of The Onion, as well as Modern Clock Repair, Chime & Pendulum, and Clockwork Digest. A legendarily reclusive figure, this is Bolton's first public appearance since 1951.
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Jason Roeder

Jason Roeder is senior editor of The Onion. A Florida native, Jason has been on life support since climbing into the Philadelphia Zoo's gorilla habitat in 2011. Find him on Twitter at @jasonroeder.
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Jermaine Affonso

Jermaine Affonso joined The Onion in 2011 and is currently the editor of its sister site ClickHole. Jermaine is a native of Sugar Land, Texas and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. His voice is provided by talented Los Angeles-based actor Marc Pearson.



Friday January 30, 2015 10:30pm - 11:45pm
Cobb's Comedy Club 915 Columbus Street, San Francisco, CA 94133