‘Clerks, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’ Writer/Director, Star To Record Comedy Podcast In Front Of Live Audience at Sacramento Community Theater
Kevin Smith, who wrote and directed Clerks, Yoga Hosers, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and the series “Comic Book Men” among his many credits, and Jason Mewes , who starred in Clerks and Jay and Silent Bobamong numerous collaborations with Smith, will record an episode of their podcast “Jay & Silent Bob Get Old” on Saturday, June 20, at 8:30 p.m. at the Sacramento Community Theater (1400 J Street), in conjunction with the second annual Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento.
Ranked #1 on Itunes Comedy podcasts, “Jay & Silent Bob Get Old” is a sometimes touching, always hilarious, look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze. These limited engagements will be recorded as the stories evolve live in front of the audience, and released for free on www.smodcast.com.
The event, which requires a separate admission from Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento, follows up on “Wizard World Presents: An Evening With Kevin Smith,” held earlier this month in Minneapolis alongside the Wizard World Comic Con event there.
“I can’t wait to Bee in Sacramento! And I promise, the jokes will be better than that,” said Smith.
“Kevin Smith was a big hit in his Q&A in Minneapolis, and Jason Mewes has been a popular guest at Wizard World Comic Cons, so this unique live event is a great opportunity for our fans in Sacramento,” says John Macaluso , Wizard World CEO. “We are pleased to bring them together for a special night, and happy that Jason will also be meeting fans, signing autographs and posing for photo ops at Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento.”
A writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, Smith has written and directed numerous films, including Dogma, Red State and Tusk, in addition to Clerks, Chasing Amy and Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back. He also has authored Silent Bob Speaks, Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith , My Boring-Ass Life and most recently Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good. He can be heard daily at Smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts.
In addition to being the never-silent half of the cult heroes Jay and Silent Bob, Mewes has appeared in Smith’s Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogmaand Clerks II among 80 film and TV credits. The New Jersey native has also appeared in a variety of indie films, television roles and video game voiceovers, including Pauly Shore is Dead, National Lampoon’s TV: The Movie, Gone Baby Gone, Bitten, Breath of Hate, Silent But Deadly and Noobz.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The 13th of 26 events currently scheduled on the 2015 Wizard World calendar, Sacramento show hours are Friday, June 19, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, June 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento, visit www.wizardworld.com/home-sacramento.html .