Tix still available for B.J.’s Friday show at GWU

Hey D.C. Tallyheads, it looks like tickets are still available for B.J. Novak’s show this Friday at George Washington University.

Prices are $20 for the general public and $12 for GW students.

Link: GW Program Board presents B.J. Novak

Tipster: Megan

A fan report after the jump.

Lindsay’s report

B.J. Novak The Office

I went to BJ’s show at George Washington University last night, and it was so great! The audience was really excited, even starting a chant of “We want BJ!” while we waited.

When he walked on stage, I realized how nice it was to see a familiar face after this long Office withdrawal. He gave us an awesome show, but I won’t spoil anything by telling you my favorite jokes. (Pandas, anyone?)

However, I do hope a Tallyhead got a photo of him with “Shy Puppet” because BJ specifically requested that we post that photo on the web so everyone would think his act was really a puppet show. I couldn’t get my camera out in time to get a shot of it, but it was a really cute moment.

Anyway, let’s skip ahead to the most important part — meeting BJ! If I had known I’d get a chance to meet him after the show, I would have put a little more effort into covering up the zit on my chin.

As I waited in line, I wondered how I could make him be my best friend in 30 seconds. Should I make him laugh? Should I flatter him? Should I club him over the head and take him hostage?

I decided I’d just tell him that I loved the show. I loved that his jokes were not only funny, but also really smart. You can tell he’s got the mind of a writer, and that he trusts his audience is intelligent. I have a lot of respect for that.

When it was finally my turn to meet him, I condensed all that into “Hi, it’s so nice to meet you!” But I think he got the gist.

I did manage to stop swooning long enough to ask if he would be getting back to The Office soon. He was optimistic, and said they should be able to finish 4 more episodes this season if all goes as planned. Fingers crossed!

In all seriousness, he was really gracious and friendly, and it was such a fun night. Highly recommended.


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