Smart bets: Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black exercises his sense of humor through various mediums. He’s written for, directed, produced or acted in numerous TV shows and movies like “The State” and Wet Hot American Summer (which has a Netflix sequel coming out soon). He’s an avid connoisseur of the political tweet and recently published A Child’s First Book of Trump. And he just landed the role of the moderator in the TV series “Debate Wars,” which sees his peers dissecting timeless rivalries like pie versus cake. But it’s the soft-spoken mockery that he contributed to MTV‘s “I Love the ’90s” that makes Black such a fitting source of entertainment for UNC Asheville’s ’90s-themed homecoming celebrations. He’ll perform a stand-up routine at Lipinsky Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 p.m. $20/$22 (free for UNCA students). Photo courtesy of the comedian

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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