“God Bless America” is a black comedy that stars Joel Murray and Tara Lynne Barr in a modern day Bonnie & Clyde. In the words of the director himself, “It’s a violent film about kindness.” Bobcat’s imaginative eye behind the camera has recently caught the attention of Esquire Magazine where they named Goldthwait the 2013 “Director of the Year” The full story can be seen in the March issue.
In addition to Goldthwait’s recent Esquire honor he was also just named one of YAHOO!’s Top 15 celebrities to follow on Instagram, and was seen in the recent Snickers commercial alongside Robin Williams. Watch for Bobcat in an upcoming episode of the FOX animated series “Bob’s Burgers” where Bobcat plays Gary a psychotic truck driver that tries to kill his family during Christmas. Watch Bobcat’s sixth movie entitled “Willow Creek” a movie about Big Foot.
Goldthwait unleashed his one of a kind brand of comedy in his newest Showtime one hour special entitled “You Don’t Look the Same Either.” The new stand-up special features riffs on politics, divorce, going broke, and his career as a director of film and TV. The genre-defying Police Academy alum returns with a self-deprecating and topical instant comedy classic, taking the audience on a hilarious journey through his 30 year career as an eighties icon, to the guy who lit the Tonight Show set on fire…literally! Bobcat’s new special/DVD “You Don’t Look the Same Either” is available nationwide.
He has come a long way since his first film “Shakes the Clown” back in 1991. Since then Goldthwait has gone to make many more movies including “Windy City Heat,” “Sleeping Dogs Lie,” and “World’s Greatest Dad” that stared Robin Williams. There’s no doubt, there will be many more movies to come.
Since his first appearance on David Letterman at the age of 20, Bobcat has expanded his resume, directing movies and sharing his behind the camera talents on shows such as; “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “The Demetri Martin show,” “The Chappelle Show,” “The Man Show,” and “Crank Yankers.” Best known for his unforgettable movies that were huge in the 80's, Bobcat has also starred in several HBO specials and a slew of television appearances to numerous to mention. Bob continues to push the envelope with his unique brand of humor headlining major comedy clubs across the country.