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Guy Branum

Writer and comedian

Guy Branum

Guy Branum is a writer and comedian best known for his role in the movie Bros and the Apple+ series Platonic. He is the author of My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir Through (Un)Popular Culture. He was featured in the Netflix stand-up comedy special Stand-Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration, for which he was nominated for a Writer's Guild Award. He created and hosted the show Talk Show: The Game Show on TruTv. He is also a television writer and producer for shows such as Hacks, The Other Two, A League of Their Own, and The Mindy Project.


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TEXT ME BACK!: Court Roast

Crosscut Festival 2024
Sat May 4, 2024 | 1:30pm

A celebration of the 25-year best friendship between New York Times bestselling author Lindy West and recovering lawyer and democracy expert Meagan Hatcher-Mays. The pair dissects pop culture, politics, snakes, the paranormal and anything else that crosses their minds. They’ll be joined for a raucous roast of the Supreme Court by Los Angeles-based comedian, movie star and icon Guy Branum. 

Lindy West
Meagan Hatcher-Mays
Guy Branum
Featuring: Lindy West, Meagan Hatcher-Mays, Guy Branum

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About the Festival

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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