The Summer I Was 19…

by Carlos Kotkin on November 21, 2012

in COMEDY, ESSAYS, VIDEO

Carlos Kotkin gives a hilarious reading about the summer he was 19 and worked on the production of Jimmy Hollywood, staring Joe Pesci, and Victoria Abril.

Carlos Hollywood from Carlos Kotkin on Vimeo.

Carlos Kotkin

is left-handed and had five pet chickens when he was growing up in the foothills of San Diego County in a place called Lakeside. After graduating from high school as valedictorian, he promptly dropped out of the University of Southern California  in order to bring green organic tea to a number of highly acclaimed Emmy and Academy Award winning filmmakers. He began performing live shows in such venues as The Comedy Store, The Ice House, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and The Comedy Central Stage. He is a ten-time Moth storyslam winner, including two Grandslams and has been featured on KCRW's UnFictional as well as NPR's The Moth Radio Hour. His comic memoir of romantic misadventures, Please God Let It Be Herpes: A Heartfelt Quest for Love and Companionship has been published by Penguin books.

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