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H. Jon Benjamin presents 'Failure is an Option' @ Everybody's Coffee
Everybody's Coffee - Wilson Abbey
Chicago, IL
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H. Jon Benjamin presents 'Failure is an Option' @ Everybody's Coffee
The Book Cellar is excited to host the hilarious and talented H. Jon Benjamin at Everybody's Coffee as he discusses his new book, FAILURE IS AN OPTION: An Attempted Memoir.  He will be in-conversation with Alex McLevy of The A.V. Club!

Tickets include a signed copy of FAILURE IS AN OPTION.

H. Jon Benjamin will be signing copies of the book after the talk!  He will ONLY sign books.  He will not sign memorabilia or headshots.  Photos can be taken from the signing line.  There will be no posed photos or selfies.

About FAILURE IS AN OPTION:
"H. Jon Benjamin--the lead voice behind Archer and Bob's Burgers--helps us all feel a little better about our own failures by sharing his own in a hilarious memoir-ish chronicle of failure. Most people would consider H. Jon Benjamin a comedy show business success. But he'd like to remind everyone that as great as success can be, failure is also an option. And maybe the best option. In this book, he tells stories from his own life, from his early days ("wherein I'm unable to deliver a sizzling fajita") to family ("wherein a trip to P.F. Chang's fractures a family") to career ("how I failed to sell a pilot"). As Jon himself says, breaking down one's natural ability to succeed is not an easy task, but also not an insurmountable one. Society as we know it is, sadly, failure averse. But more acceptance of failure, as Jon sees it, will go a long way to making this world a different place. a kinder, gentler place, where gardens are overgrown and most people stay home with their pets. A vision of failure, but also a vision of freedom. With stories, examples of artistic and literary failure, and a powerful can't-do attitude, Failure Is an Option is the book the world doesn't need right now but will get regardless"--

About H. Jon Benjamin:
H. Jon Benjamin is an actor, voice actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for voicing characters, including Sterling Archer in Archer, Bob Belcher in Bobs Burgers, Dr. Katz in Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, Coach McGuirk and Jason in Home Movies, and a can of mixed vegetable in the film Wet Hot American Summer. He lives in New York.

Location

Everybody's Coffee - Wilson Abbey (View)
935 W Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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