Advertisement
  1. News

Rainn Wilson announces 'The Office' trivia night at St. Pete brewery Overflow

Rainn Wilson appeared in a Facebook video to promote Overflow Brewing Company's "The Office" trivia nights. [facebook.com/overflowbrewingco/]
Published Aug. 31, 2018

Rainn Wilson, the actor best known for portraying beet farmer and assistant (to the) regional manager Dwight Schrute on NBC's The Office, has given St. Petersburg's Overflow Brewing Company a big hand promoting an upcoming event and beer release.

Wilson appeared in a video posted to Overflow's Facebook page Thursday to address "Floridians of St. Petersburg and beyond," and tell them about the downtown brewery's The Office trivia nights on Oct. 3 and 17, featuring a special beet beer called My Diabolical Plan that Overflow has brewed just for the occasion. (Wilson himself doesn't drink, but his assistant Matt tried some My Diabolical Plan on-camera and said, "It's very good.")

In the video, Wilson said the brewery would be giving away Office swag signed by him "and maybe others."

"You know what that means, time to start re-watching all nine seasons of The Office," Wilson says in the video.

"You know what the best part of all of this is, why I'm even involved in this at all? A portion of the proceeds ... go to helping educate young girls in rural Haiti."

Wilson is one of the founders of Lide Haiti, a charity that uses the arts and literacy to empower at-risk adolescent girls in the Caribbean country.

The Office Trivia at Overflow! More details will be released tomorrow. But for now, watch this video!

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

  1. Building sand mandalas will be offered each day throughout Peace Week at Pasco-Hernando State College's Porter Campus. JONES, OCTAVIO  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Peace Week 2019 will be Sept. 30-Oct. 4
  2. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and developments.
    The shooting happened on the 5100 block of Matanzas Avenue, police said.
  3. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates.
    Charges in the incident are pending, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
  4. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis talks to reporters in Tampa on Aug. 21. Delays in his filling vacancies on the state's five water management district boards have twice led to those agencies canceling meetings to levy taxes and set budgets, which one expert said was unprecedented. OCTAVIO JONES   |   TIMES  |  Times
    Vacancies lead to canceling two agencies’ budget meetings.
  5. Jessica Stoneking, Seven Springs Elementary School art teacher, and a group of kindergarten children enjoy a colorful floor rug during instruction time.  The rug is one of the many flexible seating options art students have in Stoneking's class. Gail Diederich
  6. President Donald Trump listens to music by military musicians during a State Dinner in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) AP
    Allies of Joe Biden, the early front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, seized on the developments to portray him as the candidate Trump least wants to face next fall.
  7. Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil says religious leaders must be empathetic to the needs of families members of those who die by suicide. SCOTT KEELER  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Attitudes have evolved with understanding about mental illness
  8. Rabbi Reb Tuviah (Paul Schreiber) is rarely seen without his guitar. He will sing at the upcoming Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Temple Beth David in Spring Hill. Paul Schreiber
  9. Joshua Michael Nichols, 21, was arrested by Pasco County Sheriff's deputies on Saturday in connection to the early morning shooting death of an unidentified man during an argument outside a Spring Hill home. [Pasco County Sheriff's Office] ANASTASIA DAWSON  |  Pasco County Sheriff's Office
    One person is in custody. The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
  10. Yesterday• Pasco
    Dr. Rao Musunuru, MD, received his third “Paul Harris Award.” the highest recognition from the Rotary Club, on Aug. 15. The pin was presented to Dr. Musunuru, a nationally-recognized cardiologist, by Rotary 6950 District Governor Allen Collins in recognition of his humanitarian and philanthropic services to the people of Pasco County and the State of Florida for nearly 40 years. Pictured: Dr. Rao Musunuru, MD, (left) and Rotary 6950 District Governor Allen Collins. Jemith Rosa/Hudson Rotary Club
    News and notes about your neighbors
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement