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The Chris Gethard Show

The Weirdest Blog You Know
We loved the shit out of Chumped when they were on the show a few months back.
They just released their first single from their new album, and it’s the fucking coolest. 
We’re going live in about a half hour with Tito Santana, Brooks Wheelan, and anything you want to talk about (We recommend Pro Wrestling)! 
Call us at 212-757-1393
Tweet at @ChrisGethard and @Gethard_Show
And most importantly join our chatroom at TheChrisGethardShow.com!

We’re going live in about a half hour with Tito Santana, Brooks Wheelan, and anything you want to talk about (We recommend Pro Wrestling)

Call us at 212-757-1393

Tweet at @ChrisGethard and @Gethard_Show

And most importantly join our chatroom at TheChrisGethardShow.com!

TCGS @ DCM 16: TCGame of ThroneS (And a chance to see the pilot!)

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Tickets and Info at DelCloseMarathon.com!

Last year at the Del Close Marathon, TCGS put together a show where you were able to enter a series of tents to hang out one on one with your favorite members of the TCGS family. It was interactive and weird and super fun.

This year we’re upping the ante by linking you up with cast members so you can FIGHT other cast members and other AUDIENCE members. It will be a tournament unlike anything the world’s ever seen, with your favorite public access absurdist goofballs honoring Del Close in a series of competitive trials.

It’s going to be interactive theater of the most competitive and perhaps physically risky caliber.

I don’t know if anyone else in America feels this way, but the past few years I’ve been into this TV show called Game of Thrones, and the book series it was spawned from. And that gave me an idea – why can’t we try to live for one night in a world that works like that world? Why can’t we layer the TCGS universe on top of a pseudo-medieval society, then hold a tournament where actual audience members compete in a tournament where they face off for an ultimate prize?

WHY NOT?

Here’s how our show at DCM will work this year…

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"As far as affording UCB classes…"

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"As far as affording UCB classes…"

Monday! January 20th! 6:30pm!

Monday! January 20th! 6:30pm!

drujohnston:

Sketches From an Italian Restaurant: A Billy Joel Sketch Show
This show I wrote with Don Fanelli opens this week at the UCB Theatre Chelsea. I will be writing a lot more about this show in the weeks and months to come, but right now I have to go print out these posters, so I will just let you know that I highly recommend you make it out to see this. I have never been as proud of a show as I am of this one. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW! 
NOVEMBER DATES:
Thursday Nov. 21st. 8 PM.Paired with Michael Hartney and Justin Tyler’s Ten Men
Wednesday Nov. 27th. 8 PM.Paired with Giulia Rossi’s Bad Bride.
Written and Performed by Don Fanelli & Dru JohnstonDirected by Will Hines & Dan Klein

drujohnston:

Sketches From an Italian Restaurant: A Billy Joel Sketch Show

This show I wrote with Don Fanelli opens this week at the UCB Theatre Chelsea. I will be writing a lot more about this show in the weeks and months to come, but right now I have to go print out these posters, so I will just let you know that I highly recommend you make it out to see this. I have never been as proud of a show as I am of this one. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW! 

NOVEMBER DATES:

Thursday Nov. 21st. 8 PM.
Paired with Michael Hartney and Justin Tyler’s Ten Men

Wednesday Nov. 27th. 8 PM.
Paired with Giulia Rossi’s Bad Bride.

Written and Performed by Don Fanelli & Dru Johnston
Directed by Will Hines & Dan Klein

Here at TCGS, we pride ourselves on being truly interactive television. This is a show where you can control a weapon, operate a “human” crane machine, or build a burrito on a man’s belly - all from the comfort of your own home.

Tonight, we’re pushing this concept even further, and asking you to have all kinds of crazy things delivered to our television studio between 11pm and midnight EST. You may remember us trying this during our 12 Hour Election Special last year to pretty hilarious results.

YouTube editor Danny Behar combed through the enormous episode and found everything that was delivered to us. TCGS Nation: We challenge you to top this.

Our address, should you want to send deliveries our way, is 537 W 59th St between 10th and 11th Avenues in Manhattan, NY. Please time your deliveries to arrive between 11PM and midnight on Wednesday.

Tonight | 9pm | DCM | Haft Auditorium
We’re bringing our special blend of chaos, violence, and heart to the Haft Auditorium for The Del Close Marathon! This is your opportunity to check out one of the weirdest shows in New York in it’s absolute element. 
Tonight, we’re hosting a bizarre little TCGS festival across twenty mini stages! Come hang out with Chris Gethard, The Human Fish, Shannon O’Neill, Bethany Hall, Bo Montez, Rob Malone, Bananaman, DC Pierson, Mal Blum, Alyssa, Mimi on the Hoops, Don Fanelli, The 40 Year Old Goosey, The LLC, and all of your other TCGS favorites in what promises to be the biggest potential fiasco in all of DCM! 
"I wish TV was more like this," - Zach Galifianakis
"An often riveting experiment in seat-of-your-pants broadcasting," - The New York Times
"There’s no more surprising or addictive show on TV," - The AV Club
"We’re going to rip that off," - Conan O’Brien
GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW!
FREE STANDBY WITH YOUR DCM WRISTBAND 
Zoom Info
Tonight | 9pm | DCM | Haft Auditorium
We’re bringing our special blend of chaos, violence, and heart to the Haft Auditorium for The Del Close Marathon! This is your opportunity to check out one of the weirdest shows in New York in it’s absolute element. 
Tonight, we’re hosting a bizarre little TCGS festival across twenty mini stages! Come hang out with Chris Gethard, The Human Fish, Shannon O’Neill, Bethany Hall, Bo Montez, Rob Malone, Bananaman, DC Pierson, Mal Blum, Alyssa, Mimi on the Hoops, Don Fanelli, The 40 Year Old Goosey, The LLC, and all of your other TCGS favorites in what promises to be the biggest potential fiasco in all of DCM! 
"I wish TV was more like this," - Zach Galifianakis
"An often riveting experiment in seat-of-your-pants broadcasting," - The New York Times
"There’s no more surprising or addictive show on TV," - The AV Club
"We’re going to rip that off," - Conan O’Brien
GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW!
FREE STANDBY WITH YOUR DCM WRISTBAND 
Zoom Info
Tonight | 9pm | DCM | Haft Auditorium
We’re bringing our special blend of chaos, violence, and heart to the Haft Auditorium for The Del Close Marathon! This is your opportunity to check out one of the weirdest shows in New York in it’s absolute element. 
Tonight, we’re hosting a bizarre little TCGS festival across twenty mini stages! Come hang out with Chris Gethard, The Human Fish, Shannon O’Neill, Bethany Hall, Bo Montez, Rob Malone, Bananaman, DC Pierson, Mal Blum, Alyssa, Mimi on the Hoops, Don Fanelli, The 40 Year Old Goosey, The LLC, and all of your other TCGS favorites in what promises to be the biggest potential fiasco in all of DCM! 
"I wish TV was more like this," - Zach Galifianakis
"An often riveting experiment in seat-of-your-pants broadcasting," - The New York Times
"There’s no more surprising or addictive show on TV," - The AV Club
"We’re going to rip that off," - Conan O’Brien
GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW!
FREE STANDBY WITH YOUR DCM WRISTBAND 
Zoom Info

Tonight | 9pm | DCM | Haft Auditorium

We’re bringing our special blend of chaos, violence, and heart to the Haft Auditorium for The Del Close Marathon! This is your opportunity to check out one of the weirdest shows in New York in it’s absolute element. 

Tonight, we’re hosting a bizarre little TCGS festival across twenty mini stages! Come hang out with Chris Gethard, The Human Fish, Shannon O’Neill, Bethany Hall, Bo Montez, Rob Malone, Bananaman, DC Pierson, Mal Blum, Alyssa, Mimi on the Hoops, Don Fanelli, The 40 Year Old Goosey, The LLC, and all of your other TCGS favorites in what promises to be the biggest potential fiasco in all of DCM! 

"I wish TV was more like this," - Zach Galifianakis

"An often riveting experiment in seat-of-your-pants broadcasting," - The New York Times

"There’s no more surprising or addictive show on TV," - The AV Club

"We’re going to rip that off," - Conan O’Brien

GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW!

FREE STANDBY WITH YOUR DCM WRISTBAND 

TCGS at The Del Close Marathon
They say it can’t be done.
They don’t believe that we can split the FIT auditorium into twenty stages and put on Twenty Shows At Once.
We’re ready to prove them very, very right.
Don’t miss the fiasco. Get your tickets now.

TCGS at The Del Close Marathon

They say it can’t be done.

They don’t believe that we can split the FIT auditorium into twenty stages and put on Twenty Shows At Once.

We’re ready to prove them very, very right.

Don’t miss the fiasco. Get your tickets now.

TCGS #97 - “True or False”

We ask callers to tell us stories and our panel has to decide if they are true or not. If they guess wrong, our panel has to go through some pretty gross punishments. Also, we sort of bail on that and just have a good fucking time dancing to the music of Fucked Up. We get a visit from Zero Fucks Boyd, Connor Ratliff, and Vacation Jason. All is well.

This one is a special kind of crazy. Fucked Up positively stole the show.