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A conversation with comedian Jim Gaffigan
Sunday 14 January 2018, 19:30

Location : The American Library in Paris

Category : Adults

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A special Sunday night event, comedian Jim Gaffigan will sit down with programs manager Grant Rosenberg to discuss his career in comedy, his process of writing and telling jokes, and pretty much whatever else he feels like talking about. 


To attend, RSVP is required. To sign up, fill out this form:


To see a few of Jim's stand-up routines, watch the videos below:

On international travel:

On bacon:

On laziness:


About the speaker

gaffiganJim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling father of five. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor which largely revolves around fatherhood and his observations on life. 2017 is set to be Gaffigan’s biggest year yet with six feature films premiering, a Netflix special, comedy album, and world arena tour. Gaffigan will perform at the Theatre Dejazet in Paris for the first time ever on Saturday, April 29th.In December of 2014, Gaffigan became one of only ten comics in history to sell out Madison Square Garden and few months prior, Gaffigan had the honor of performing for Pope Francis and over 1 million festival attendees at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia. In 2016, Forbes named Jim as one of the world highest grossing comedians.


In 2013, Jim’s first book, Dad Is Fat, was released by Crown Publishing and debuted at #5 on The New York Times Bestseller’s List and remained on the list for 17 weeks. His second book, Food: A Love Story, was released in the fall of 2014 and debuted at #3 on The New York Times Bestseller’s List. In addition to his own television show, widely popular stand-up comedy and best-selling books, Jim has guest starred on many television comedies and dramas, ranging from “Portlandia” to HBO's cult hits “Flight of the Concords” and “Bored to Death” to dramatic roles in all three versions of “Law & Order.” Gaffigan was born in Elgin, Illinois and is the youngest of six children. He currently lives in Manhattan with his wife Jeannie, and their five children.