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Tim Young

Tim Young

Comedian to Perform Show About College Life

August 29, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –Comedian Tim Young, a two-time nominee for Comedian of the Year, will deliver his college-themed material at Illinois Wesleyan University on Friday, August 31 at 8 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center (300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington).

The event is free and open to the public.

“College students have a certain energy, that doesn’t happen anywhere else,” said Young in an interview with The Harvard Crimson.  Young has delivered his comedic routine on more than 500 college campuses including Harvard University.

For the past seven years, Young has worked as a comedian and has showcased his talents on the second season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” and MTV’s “The Jim Bruer Show.”  He is also a spokesman for JetBlue Airlines and has worked as a commentator for the E! Channel.

For additional information, visit Young’s Web site, http://www.timyounglive.com or contact the Office of Student Activities at (309) 556-3850.

Contact: Jessica Block, (309) 556-3181