Michael Ian Black


Michael Ian Black to perform at Comedy @ The Carlson

The multi-talented comedian Michael Ian Black is coming to Rochester to perform at Comedy @ The Carlson. Black will perform two sets a night on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26. Both sets will occur at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Black has written and starred in numerous films,...
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‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Star Chris Meloni Backs Michael Ian Black after Bad Review

Law & Order: Organized Crime star Chris Meloni is a lot of things but above all else a loyal friend. He stood up for his friend Michael Ian Black on Twitter recently. Black has released a book titled, A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son. In the book, he touches on manhood and masculinity as well as other aspects of life. Apparently, one reader did not appreciate the messaging of the book and left a rough, one-star review.

Mic’d Up: Kyle Kinane resumes at The Wilbur, Michael Ian Black hits Laugh

Editor’s Note: Usually, the best part about the comedy scene blossoming in and around Boston this time of year is that there is never a shortage of shows to check out, as homegrown talent, national headliners, and open mics galore make their way through and around the area. But this year just feels different, as live entertainment is slowly making its way back into our social calendar. We always want to make sure you know about cool stuff going on in the world of comedy, so check back each week for our ongoing Mic’d Up series, detailing the best live comedy shows to consider as you head back out. Below find our rundown for this week, through Sunday (October 24).

Michael Ian Black to perform at Helium Comedy Club

He’s come across as self-important and a condescending phony. He’s always got a smirk on his face, and he’s the butt of his own jokes. That’s how Michael Ian Black wants you to think of him because he’s the prince of anti-comedy. He’s got two shows a night at Helium...

Turns Out I’m Hilariously Funny: An Interview with Michael Ian Black

From The State and Wet Hot American Summer to his recent renaissance as an author of children’s books, Michael Ian Black’s done it all. In preparation for his appearances this weekend and Sandman Comedy Club, Gabe Santamaria caught up with him to talk about fatherhood, summertime in the south, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Comedian, Actor & Author Michael Ian Black

He's usually known for making us laugh, but he's also great at getting us thinking! Comedian, actor, and author Michael Ian Black joined us to talk about brining comedy back to Portland, what he's been doing during the pandemic and his latest book-- A Better Man-- that explore masculinity in a modern world.
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Kelsey Grammer, Elin Hilderbrand, Michael Ian Black headline FilmFest Garden Series

(May 20, 2021) Outdoor conversations with actor Kelsey Grammer, best-selling authors Elin Hilderbrand and Blue Balliett and newscasters Chris Matthews and Leslie Stahl highlight the Nantucket Film Festival’s NFF Garden Series, running during the 26th festival June 17-28. Organizers also announced several new events being added to the festival’s online...

Michael Ian Black on Best of SF Stand-up: Zoom Edition

The amazing Michael Ian Black (MTV’s The State, Wet Hot American Summer) joins the Best of SF crew for a night of sheer Zoom debauchery!. Visit or follow our Instagram for cool pics and more info. Consistently ranked as one of San Francisco’s top rated comedy shows for over...

Michael Ian Black and what it means to be a man

Readers of comedian Michael Ian Black’s book “A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son” might be surprised when it begins with his recollections of the Sandy Hook massacre, which occurred at the elementary school next to his family. Black, who will give a virtual talk March 11...