Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 8:00 PM
2 years ago
Michael Ian Black
Michael Ian Black is a multi-talented actor, writer, comedian and director. He's also a filmmaker, having written and directed the MGM DVD release, Wedding Daze,” starring Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher. He also wrote the original screenplay for “Run, Fatboy, Run” (2008), starring Simon Pegg and Thandie Newton under the direction of David Schwimmer.Black's most recent comedy series, Michael and Michael Have Issues, appeared on Comedy Central this past year. He and former State colleague Michael Showalter created, starred in, wrote, directed and produced this comedic look at the intertwining lives of two contentious best friends. Along with Showalter and David Wain, Black created, starred in and co-wrote the Comedy Central series, Stella. He's one of the lead commentators on VH1's I Love the... series. His writings on contemporary culture have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Wired, Filter, CMJ Magazine and McSweeney's online.