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More Hodgman Than You Require

By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 9, 2009 7:20PM

2009_11_09_hodgman.jpg Not that that's a bad thing, actually. Writer/humorist/actor John Hodgman is everywhere these days. Hodgman, a Daily Show correspondent and contributor to both McSweeney's and This American Life (and, yes, the PC in those Apple ads), is also now promoting the paperback of his 2008 book More Information Than You Require, a follow-up to 2005's The Area of My Expertise.

And now you can see him live and in person as he heads back to Chicago for a (not so) "secret show." Hodgman will be at the Second City's ETC stage tomorrow night for an appearance and, best of all, the price of admission is FREE if you already own a copy of More Information. Present it as your ticket for admission or, if you don't own it, copies will be available for purchase in the lobby. Hodgman is speaking at Northwestern University earlier in the evening as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, but that appearance is already sold out, so this is your next best chance to see him. But with someone this popular and free, expect the line to be long so be sure to get there early.

John Hodgman, Tuesday, November 10, 9:30 p.m., Second City ETC Stage, 1616 N. Wells Street, FREE with a copy of More Information Than You Require