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Brian Posehn

  • October 4, 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • 285 W. Washington St. 
  • Athens, GA
  • Price: $26
  • Time: Starting: 07:00 PM

Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn always has a full plate in front of him. He is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. 2013 marked the release of his first hour long special, The Fartist, through Netflix. Brian is currently writing a book to be released in 2017. His latest specials "25x2" and "Criminally Posehn" can be seen on SeeSo. He has a popular podcast, Nerd Poker, on the Earwolf Network.
Brian co-starred in Universal's feature, The Five-Year Engagement, directed by Nick Stoller and produced by Judd Apatow and in the popular Canadian indie comedy, Lloyd the Conqueror. In the last year he has done guest spots on the sitcoms, The Big Bang Theory, You're the Worst, Guys With Kids and Anger Management. He also starred for three seasons in Comedy Central's popular show, The Sarah Silverman Program, and toured as one of the original members of the Comedians of Comedy.
Besides writing and performing on HBO's acclaimed Mr. Show, he has appeared in sitcoms such as Just Shoot Me, Seinfeld, NewsRadio, Californication, Everybody Loves Raymond and Friends. He also has an extensive resume in voice-acting including Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Adventure Time, Metalocalypse, Bob’s Burgers, Mission Hill and American Dad.
Brian has also appeared in several movies, including Judd Apatow’s Funny People, Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Sex Drive, and Surfs Up.
He has written episodes of The Sarah Silverman Program and Metalocalypse (Adult Swim). He’s written for the popular sketch show, Human Giant and various specials and roasts including recent stints on the Oscars and The Comedy Central Roast of Rosanne Barr. In 2009 and 2010, Brian directed a video and a Comedy Central pilot for the hilarious hair metal band, Steel Panther.
In 2006 he released his first graphic novel, The Last Christmas, and his debut comedy album: Live in Nerd Rage. In 2009, Brian released his album, Fart and Weiner Jokes.
2013 also marked the release of a book co-written by Brian with Bob Odenkirk and David Cross called Hollywood Said No. He is also currently producing a Comedy Metal album with Scott Ian.

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40 Watt Club
285 W. Washington St.
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Internationally-renowned nightspot with live music almost every night of the week. The Fabulous 40 Watt is a must-see for any visitor interested in the growth of the Athens alt-rock scene.

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The club continues to receive national acclaim; check it out!

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  • \"The 10 Best Small Music Venues in the US,\" Uproxx, April 3, 2019
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  • \"Best Small Music Venue,\" 10Best and USA TODAY's Readers' Choice contest, June 2015 
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  • \"America's Coolest Music Venues,\" Travel + Leisure, June 2014
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  • \"America's Seven Best Small Rock Clubs,\" Thrillist.com, November 8, 2013
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  • \"The Best Clubs in America,\" Rolling Stone magazine, March 2013
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  • \"America's 40 Best Music Venues,\" Paste Magazine.
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  • Recommended by Daily Candy, Atlanta.
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