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My Profile of Comedian Greg Behrendt

In Comedy writing, Journalism on June 5, 2010 at 5:17 pm

Greg Behrendt

Greg Behrendt ’91, a comedian and writer probably best known for his relationship-heavy standup act and his book, He’s Just Not That Into You, describes his coming unto comedy as “a really long, slow car crash.”

When he arrived at the UO, it was to study business. He joined the rugby team and he joined a frat. And then he got kicked out of the frat. He broke his hand and forsook rugby. And then he kicked business. For theater. “I thought it would be easier!” he confesses.

Read the rest in Oregon Quarterly online.

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