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Comedian Chris Gethard Says Go Ahead, Feed the Trolls

Comedian Chris Gethard is headlining this weekend’s Trill Comedy Festival at Station Theater. He’s the host of The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. The program developed a cult following for its efforts to break from traditional TV show norms. New York Magazine likened the ten-episode series to “a party on the public access airwaves.” We […]

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Comedian Chris Gethard is headlining this weekend's Trill Comedy Festival at Station Theater. He's the host of The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. The program developed a cult following for its efforts to break from traditional TV show norms. New York Magazine likened the ten-episode series to "a party on the public access airwaves."

We ask him about the show, about his upcoming weekend in Houston, and about a much-ballyhooed Twitter exchange he had recently, in which he challenged the conventional warning not to "feed the trolls."

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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