Jim Gaffigan honored by Michigan Avenue Magazine

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CHICAGO -- Longtime friend of the WGN Morning Show, comedian Jim Gaffigan was honored by Michigan Avenue Magazine Tuesday night.

Gaffigan is the magazine’s cover boy this month.

Born in the northwest suburbs, then raised in northwest Indiana, the Hot Pocket loving comedian, actor, author, husband and father of five, put on a mini-show for the crowd -- but before that,  he spoke with our Dean Richards on the red carpet.

Watch his interview in the video player above