Thursday, Oct 08, 2020 8:00 PM
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta on Zoom
In his new book, “Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States,” comedian, SNL alum, and star of the shows “Red State Blue State” and “Unconstitutional,” Colin Quinn tackles the condition of our union today.
Quinn will join our partner, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, for a Zoom Live event to discuss “Overstated” with journalist Holly Firfer on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at 8:00 PM (EST).
This program is presented in partnership the JCC Literary Consortium.
Tickets options are as follows:
-Admit one for $11 (does not include a copy of the book); or
-Admit one for $36 (includes a copy of “Overstated." Price covers shipping.)
All books will be shipped after the event. Please note that USPS is experiencing delays due to the pandemic. Mailed packages may arrive several days later than usual.
About the Book
Running state-by-state, from Connecticut to Hawaii, Quinn calls us out and identifies the hypocrisies inherent in what we claim to believe and what we actually do. Within a framework of big-picture thinking about systems of government―after all, how would you put this country together if you started from scratch today? ―to dead-on-funny observations about the quirks and vibes of the citizens in each region, “Overstated” skewers us all, red, blue, and purple, and is infused with the same blend of optimism and practicality that sparked the U.S. into being.
About the Author
Colin Quinn is a stand-up comedian, writer, and performer whose 30-year broadcast career has included stints on “Saturday Night Live” as the "Weekend Update" anchor, appearances on every cable comedy showcase and network talk show you can think of, including his own eponymous late-night show. His specials “Unconstitutional” (2013) and “The New York Story” (2015, directed by Jerry Seinfeld) are available on Netflix, and his one-man show “Red State, Blue State” (2019) premiered to rave reviews in New York. The special was adapted into CNN’s first comedy special in May 2019 and started streaming on Netflix in August 2019.