Food Can Be Funny

Comedian Jim Gaffigan has made a living talk about his love of food but unlike some snooty Food Network talking head who treats sustenance as some kind of sexual valhalla, Gaffigan treats like a long, enduring marriage. He clearly loves such an important part of his life, even if it's slowly breeding inside and destroying him. He chronicles his love-hate relationship with edible junk in his new book "Food: A Love Story," a followup to his best selling memoir about life as a fat father called "Dad is Fat." He will profess his love of food live at The Verizon Theatre (1001 Performance Place) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets start at $50 and are available at
Wed., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., 2014
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Danny Gallagher has been a regular contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2014. He has also written features, essays and stories for MTV, the Chicago Tribune, Maxim, Cracked, Mental_Floss, The Week, CNET and The Onion AV Club.

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