July 20 at 3:00 p.m. ET

A Conversation with SNL’s Colin Jost

From growing up on Staten Island to filling the co-anchor seat on “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live,” Colin Jost has used the power of the written word and comedy to get through life’s challenges. In his new book, “A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir,” Jost shares some of the poignant and ridiculous events that have shaped his life, his career and through his mother’s harrowing experience responding to 9/11 as chief medical officer of the New York City Fire Department. Join The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart on Monday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Colin Jost
Author, “A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir”
Colin Jost serves as a head writer for “Saturday Night Live.” He started writing for “SNL” in 2005 and has been co-anchor of “Weekend Update” since 2014. Jost co-hosted the special editions of “Weekend Update” that aired on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions as well as the primetime “Weekend Update Summer Edition” in 2017. In 2018, Jost and co-anchor Michael Che hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards. Additionally, Jost wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film “Staten Island Summer,” based on his days as a lifeguard. He has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on “SNL.” Jost graduated from Harvard University and is from Staten Island, N.Y.
Jonathan Capehart
The Washington Post
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