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Nick Offerman Will Bring Woodworking Wisdom To Chicago Book Talk

By Stephen Gossett in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 24, 2016 7:59PM


Ron Swanson may be gone, but Nick Offerman continues to hilariously blur the line between manly-man fact and fiction. The Chicago area native and local theatre veteran announced on Wednesday he’ll be returning to the Music Box Theatre this fall to promote his latest book, the woodworking-focused Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Workshop.

The book will be released on Oct. 18; and Offerman will hit the Music Box on Oct. 22 (7 p.m.). He’ll also be appearing at Minooka High School in his hometown Minooka, IL on Oct. 23 (1 p.m.).

We were lucky enough to catch Offerman’s most recent appearance at the Music Box in 2014, when he promoted his last book, Paddle Your Own Canoe—a Swansonian self-help book with motivational chapter subtitles like “Eat Red Meat” and “Don’t Be an Asshole.” He definitely brings it for the live show, liberally incorporating hilarious original songs and autobiographical stories.

Tickets for the Music Box appearance are available now. The $36.50 price includes a copy of the new book.

Also: maybe expect a line at WHISK that day.