Life of the Party

Bert Kreischer on Will Smith, frat bros, and the first time he got drunk

Though he initially rose to fame due in part to a 1997 Rolling Stone article that dubbed him Florida State University’s “top partier,” Bert Kreischer has since made a name for himself as both a stand-up comedian and host of television programs like FX’s Hurt Bert and Travel Channel’s Trip Flip. His piercing laughter has also entertained (or annoyed) listeners of Doug Loves Movies, WTF With Marc Maron, and The Joe Rogan Experience. Kreischer’s latest project is an autobiographical book, Life Of The Party: Stories Of A Perpetual Man-Child, out now on St. Martin’s Press.

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Soul of the Machine

“Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child,” by Bert Kreischer, available May 27, is a breezy collection of crazy stories of misspent youth as a six-plus-year college student in Florida, Russian exchange program misadventures, and eventually, gaining some maturity as a husband and father.

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The Real-life Van Wilder ~ New York Post

What does it take to be named America’s greatest partier? A strong liver, for one. The ability to summon literally thousands of people to a house party is also good. A spread in Rolling Stone magazine won’t hurt, either.

That’s what happened to Bert Kreischer during his sixth year at Florida State University back in the late 1990s… Click to read entire article