CHRIS GETHARD is a comedian and creator of The Chris Gethard Show and host of the popular weekly podcast Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People. His Judd Apatow-produced one-man show, Career Suicide, premiered on HBO and was nominated for the Lucille Lortel award for its off-Broadway run. He lives in Queens, New York.
"If anyone can get you to give your dreams an honest shot, it's
Chris Gethard, the king of somehow turning defeats into victories."
-- JUDD APATOW, comedian, writer, and director
"This is funny, sure, but it's very much more. Chris speaks inspirational life truths to the outsider in all of us. A pithy road map of the antiestablishment path by which one can succeed in comedy and life. Gethard gets it." -- NICK OFFERMAN, actor, comedian, and author of the New York Times bestselling Paddle Your Own Canoe
"I was on the altar of Chris Gethard's wedding, when he was waiting a really long time for his bride to show up. Like, so long. I figured, based on his past life experiences, that it wasn't going to end well. Anyway, that's what this book is like." -- MIKE BIRBIGLIA, comedian, actor, and author of the New York Times bestselling Sleepwalk with Me-and Other Painfully True Stories
"...Gethard's writing style is effortless and enjoyable, and his beliefs are compassionate and encouraging. Fans will be thrilled to dive deeper into his life and work, and anyone else stuck in a rut will find permission to go out and try-and fail-as often and as well as possible." -- Publishers Weekly
"Chris Gethard's Lose Well will change the way you think about failure. It's funny, heartfelt, and full of advice that every creative person needs to hear." -- Hello Giggles
"...the sort of vulnerable, honest, and spoken-from-experience material that's earned him such a strong online following... and qualifies him to write a book like Lose Well." -- A/V Club