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

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

New Fiction: Business as Usual

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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

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

Survivor: My Ebola Scare

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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

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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

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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

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

My Unemployment

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