ST. LOUIS - The Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club welcomes Jim Gaffigan, author of “Dad is Fat,” at its next book club event. The event will take place Thursday, June 13, 7 p.m. at The Ethical Society, 9001 Clayton Rd.
Jim Gaffigan is an Indiana native who moved to New York in 1990 at the age of 24 to be a stand-up comedian and actor. Gaffigan developed the critically acclaimed, though short-lived, sitcom “Welcome to New York” with David Letterman in 1993, and from there has had roles on a variety of television shows and movies as well as continuing his stand-up. In his book, “Dad is Fat,” which is currently fifth on The New York Times Best Sellers List, Gaffigan explores his newest roles: husband and father to five children.