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Comedian Joel McHale To Kick Off 2019-20 SPA Programming August 30

The first weekend of the school year already includes a home football game, an off day, and now, a comedy show with Joel McHale.

McHale will perform on campus on Friday, August 30, the Student Programming Association (SPA) announced Friday. The first act of the school year to be announced by SPA, the show will take place in Eisenhower Auditorium at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and admission is free of charge, courtesy of your student fee.

Tickets can be picked up by presenting your student ID at Eisenhower Auditorium, Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State Tickets Downtown, and 226 HUB-Robeson Center from August 16-30.

McHale is best known for his work hosting pop culture satire show The Soup on E! Network and his own own Netflix show, The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale. As an actor, he’s starred as Jeff Winger in the comedy series Community and appeared in a handful of movies, including Ted.

Stand-up comedian J.F. Harris, who’s written for big actors like Will Smith and toured with Impractical Jokers, will open for McHale.

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Anthony Colucci

Anthony Colucci is Onward State’s managing editor, a preferred walk-on honors student, and a senior majoring in psychology and public relations. Despite being from the make-believe land of Central Jersey, he was never a Rutgers fan. If you ever want to know how good Saquon Barkley's ball security is, ask Anthony what happened when he tried to force a fumble at the Mifflin Streak. If you want to hear the story or are bored and want to share prequel memes, follow @_anthonycolucci on Twitter or email him at [email protected] All other requests and complaints should be directed to Onward State media contact emeritus Steve Connelly.

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