Tom Gianas

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Tom Gianas is an American comedy writer, director and producer. Gianas was the showrunner for the MTV sketch comedy series Human Giant.[1] He has collaborated with and directed Bob Odenkirk in Half My Face is A Clown;[2] Sarah Silverman in Jesus is Magic,[3] which was adapted to Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic;[4] and Jack Black in Tenacious D.[5] Tom was also a writer and director on Saturday Night Live[6] and Nick Swardson's Pretend Time on Comedy Central, which he co-created with Nick Swardson.[7]


  1. ^ Izkoff, Dave (2007-03-25). "Online Yesterday, on Cable Today". The New York Times. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  2. ^ Williams, Albert (1989-08-03). "Half My Face Is a Clown". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  3. ^ Jacobs, Alexandra (2001-08-06). "Saving Silverman". The New York Observer. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  4. ^ "Jesus is Magic". Variety. 2002-11-12. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  5. ^ Gallo, Phil (1999-03-23). "Tenacious D". Variety. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  6. ^ Smith, Sid (1996-05-16). "Second City to Buzz at Kennedy Center". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  7. ^ Lewis, Thomas Attila (2010-10-08). "Interview with Nick Swardson - Creator of 'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time'". Masslive. Retrieved 2020-04-20.

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