Michael Ian Black is familiar to anyone who has watched TV in the past two decades — first as a member of MTV sketch group The State, later in shows including Ed, Stella, Michael & Michael Have Issues, and several other series not named after first names. This summer, you can see him in scene-stealing roles on three TV series: The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land and Comedy Central, Another Period on Comedy Central, and the Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp prequel miniseries on Netflix. Black also is a best-selling author and podcast host whose latest podcast, How To Be Amazing, recently debuted via PRX. Prepare now to be amazed by Michael Ian Black’s own journey to comedy success. So let’s get to it!
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