Wouldn’t it be fun to go back to college? There’s something romantic about a society built on spirit, camaraderie, and a limited understanding of the trials that await each graduate once he or she leaves campus. That ideal is at the heart of Jon Vs. College, a new MSN web series produced by Principato-Young Entertainment.
The affable host of Jon Vs. College is Jon Gabrus, a UCB vet, regular TV performer, and lead actor in Yahoo’s well-received puppet comedy The Fuzz. Gabrus, ten years removed from his own college experience, is using the show as an excuse to travel back to a time in his life when beer was plentiful and reservations were not.
Jon Vs. College uses a tour format, with Gabrus palling around the country from school to school. The first episode takes him to Texas A&M for a Texas-sized football Saturday.
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Two more episodes have already been produced, with more on the way. The first installment has cracked 100,000 views, so I’m guessing Gabrus’ collegiate exploits are far from over.