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Lauren Stacks
Marketing Manager

Chris Hardwick Bringing Funcomfortable Tour to UH this Fall

Chris Hardwick

Houston, March 5, 2015 — Chris Hardwick, host of Comedy Central's Emmy-nominated show @midnight, will be bringing his Funcomfortable Tour to the University of Houston.

The show will take place Thursday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. in Cullen Performance Hall. Tickets can be purchased starting at noon on Friday, March 6, at, by phone at 713-462-6647 or the TDECU Stadium Ticket Office, 3750 Cullen Blvd.

Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality and contributor for Wired magazine. He is also creative head of the multi-platform media behemoth known as Nerdist Industries, which has grown to include the website, a premium YouTube channel with more than a million subscribers, and a podcast network including the flagship Nerdist Podcast that averages more than six million monthly downloads.

On top of his Nerdist responsibilities, he is the face of AMC's live after show Talking Dead, which discusses the highly-rated The Walking Dead. His top-rated late-night show @midnight airs four nights a week on Comedy Central.

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