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Nick Offerman: American Ham (2014)

A live taping of Nick Offerman's one-man show at New York's historic Town Hall theater, featuring a collection of anecdotes, songs and woodworking/oral-sex techniques.

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A live taping of Nick Offerman's one-man show at New York's historic Town Hall theater, featuring a collection of anecdotes, songs and woodworking/oral-sex techniques.

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Marc Evan Jackson, Megan Mullally and Nick Offer man all stared together in Parks and Recreation (2009) See more »

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Lawyer: HEY! STOP THE AUDIO! SHUT IT DOWN, NOW!
Nick Offerman: But why, Who the hell are you?
Lawyer: I am an intellectual property attorney, And you have stolen my client's melody!
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The final item of the credits reads: "A Very Special Thanks to the Gorgeous Stack of Curves That is Nick's Legal Property: Megan Mullally." See more »

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Featured in Stossel: It's My Idea (2015) See more »

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Meat and greet.
14 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

Like many people, I have been seduced by the manly greatness of Nick Offerman. He's just such a damn fine figure to aspire to emulate, with his love of red meat, the outdoors, hard graft and woodwork.

American Ham is a live show that, in many ways, gives you exactly what you expect from the man. He provides 10 key lessons to leading a better life, with some given more time than others. He also includes a few songs.

Unfortunately, there are times when this feels like someone else entirely. Some may think that Offerman should be able to put himself over differently in a live show compared to how we view him on films and TV, which would be fine if he hadn't cultivated such a carefully-controlled figure in many of his appearances elsewhere.

Perhaps it's up to me to separate the Offerman from the Swanson, and vice versa, or maybe I'm right to feel short-changed by a live show that relied far too often on crudity and jokes about female genitalia. The main bonus was that the key points raised would/could all help people to live a better, happier life, and you have to take your hat off to the man for having such a great outlook on life.

Whether the fault lies with me or Mr. Offerman, this proved to be a big disappointment. I'll continue to be a fan of the man, but I won't be eager to see any more of his live work.


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