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Oct28
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Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Comedians Maria Bamford and Aparna Nancherla


The brilliant and frenetic comedian Maria Bamford has always wanted to belong. In her new book, Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult, she shares her stories of navigating through the wild world of show business, psychiatric institutions, and everything in between while on her quest to fit in. Bamford will sit down at Chicago Humanities with superstar comedian, Aparna Nancherla, author of Unreliable Narrator and expert on impostor syndrome, to get real about relationships, mental illness, the trials of stand-up comedy, and both of their books. Chicago’s own Greta Johnsen (of WBEZ’s Nerdette podcast) will moderate this conversation between two daring voices, as they take audiences on a journey of self-acceptance, belonging, and hilarity.

A book signing will follow this program.


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