Bull Garlington is an award-winning columnist, author, and popular speaker. His author appearances are more like an unholy mash-up of stand-up and performance art. Audiences laugh, cheer, and engage. His newest program is based on his most recent book, The Full English.
Price Range: $250 – 800
Gig Length: 35 - 45 minutes
What to Expect
I tell very funny stories about being a parent, about traveling with kids, about being a stupid man, about growing up in a swamp, and about being married to the smartest person in the world (please don't tell her I said that).
Bull Garlington is an author and syndicated humor columnist whose work appears in parenting magazines including Chicago Parenting, New York Parenting, Michiana Parent, Tulsa Parent, Birmingham Parent, and Carolina Parent. He is co-author of the popular foodie compendium, The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats. Garlington’s features have appeared in newspapers and magazines across the nation since 1989; he won the Parenting Media Association’s Silver Award for best humor article in 2012. His book, Death by Children was a 2013 book of the year finalist for the Midwest Publishers Association, and was named 2013 Humor Book of the Year by the prestigious industry standard, ForeWard Reviews.
Additional Booking Notes
I have a slide show, though I don't need to use it if your event does not warrant a set-up.
Influences & Inspiration
Bill Bryson, Erma Bombeck, Mark Twain, Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Kyle Kenane
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