Bob Odenkirk must have the strangest interactions with fans. Comedy nerds fawn over his cult HBO program Mr. Show, drama fans hound him about Breaking Bad and cinephiles praise his work in Alexander Payne’s Academy Award–nominated Nebraska. Since the end of Mr. Show in the late 1990s, Odenkirk has branched out into directing (Melvin Goes to Dinner), producing (The Birthday Boys) and discovering new talent (Tim & Eric), but he has never stopped honing his craft as a writer. Now for the second time in two years, he has his name scribbled on the cover of a book. A Load of Hooey is a dip into his well of absurd ideas and short stories. Odenkirk is hosting a party at Largo to celebrate the release, with help from a couple of his old Mr. Show pals — Brian Posehn and Jerry Minor. Largo at the Coronet, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Grove; Tues., Oct. 28, 8 p.m.; $40, includes copy of the book. (310) 855-0350, largo-la.com.

Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
(Expired: 10/28/14)