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Stories About Failing Sound Better When H. Jon Benjamin Is Telling Them

Stories About Failing Sound Better When H. Jon Benjamin Is Telling Them

WDCB's Gary Zidek talks to comedian and voice-over actor H. Jon Benjamin About His Memoir, FAILURE IS AN OPTION.

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"We wanted to do a twist on the traditional memoir. I agree (some memoirs can be self-congratulatory), I wasn't going to take (the reader) around to the other side, there's no silver lining to this story" - H. Jon Benjamin talking about his approach to writing FAILURE IS AN OPTION.

 H. Jon Benjamin

H. Jon Benjamin

You might not recognize the name, but millions of people know the voice of H. Jon Benjamin.  The New York-based comedian is the voice behind two extremely popular television characters, Archer and Bob from Bob's Burgers. He's also the voice of Carl on Family Guy. Benjamin also pops up in live-action comedy projects all the time.

 Archer and Bob

Archer and Bob

Benjamin writes about a number of his comedic experiences with failure throughout his life.  Despite the "failures", Benjamin is one of the industry's top voice-over talents.

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H. Jon Benjamin's new memoir, FAILURE IS AN OPTION, is available everywhere books are sold.

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