The Gist

My Life as a Sitcom

If Guy Branum could choose, he’d live in a sitcom.

Guy Branum at TruTV’s Upscale With Prentice Penny premiere at the London Hotel on March 21, 2017, in West Hollywood, California.

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Comedian Guy Branum is a hilarious intellect with an intimidating amount of pop culture knowledge. In his new book, My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir Through (Un)Popular Culture, Branum explores things like his love of civics, his Northern California childhood, and his experiences writing jokes for other people.

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