About Bo Guthrie

I was born in Minnesota. I moved a lot and ended up in Alabama. Once there, I realized that I didn't want a regular job, so I decided that I would do comedy. I'm now in Atlanta figuring out how to get famous. I doubt it will work, but I'm enjoying the process thoroughly.

Ten Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was 20

Bo Guthrie has plenty of good advice for his 20-year-old self.

New Fiction: Business as Usual

In this short story by Bo Guthrie, a persistent security system salesman struggles to win over a potential customer who is going through a difficult divorce.

Adulthood: We’re All Screwed Up

We adults have no idea what the heck is going on, writes stand-up comedian Bo Guthrie.

Survivor: My Ebola Scare

For two years during the Ebola-obsessed 90s, Bo Guthrie woke up thinking that he had the disease and wouldn’t make it past dinner.

Giving Up: My Career as a Stand-Up Comic

Bo Guthrie knows that the key to success in stand-up comedy is never giving up, but when does persistence become foolishness?

The Good Cat Project: A Portrait of Dude

In this slice-of-life vignette, stand-up comic Bo Guthrie describes how he and his cat Dude reached manhood and cathood, respectively.

An Open Letter to Serena Williams

Bo Guthrie thinks that tennis star Serena Williams should learn how to share.

My Unemployment

Stand-up comic Bo Guthrie reflects on what he learned during his four months of unemployment.