Serious Matters

Serious Matters

Jo Firestone, Kevin McCaffrey, Josiah Madigan, Brock Mahan, Asterios Kokkinos, Evan Williams, Joe List

Thu · December 1, 2016

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$7.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

** Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

 

Serious Matters
Serious Matters
A data-driven comedy show determined to solve the world's issues one serious matter at a time.

Hosted by Kevin McCaffrey and featuring Josiah Madigan, Brock Mahan, and special guests.
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone is a comedian based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on WFMU. She was recently named a New Face at the 2016 Just for Laughs Festival. If you like puns, check out Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers. If you don't like puns, please disregard. You can also see Jo doing stand-up in different basements around the city. Hope you like basements!
Kevin McCaffrey
Kevin McCaffrey
Kevin McCaffrey is a comedian/writer who can be seen weekly on truTV Presents: World's Dumbest and heard weekly as the host of College Stories with Kevin McCaffrey, a podcast where showbiz types share their craziest college stories. Kevin made his network TV standup debut on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2013. He's also been a talking head on Vh1's I Love the 2000s, History Channel's I Love the 1880s, and other, non-decade based programming. Kevin's writing credits include Vh1, National Lampoon, Fuse, and various celebrities who want something sort of funny to say at awards shows.
Josiah Madigan
Josiah Madigan
Josiah Madigan is an Emmy Award-winning writer/producer who's worked on a few different shows for NatGeo, MTV, ABC, etc. and writes regularly for NPR's Ask Me Another. He likes long walks and beaches, but not at the same time. I mean, where can you even walk to on a beach? You're trudging through sand, and eventually you just have to turn around and head back the way you came.
Brock Mahan
Brock Mahan
Brock Mahan is also an Emmy Award-winning writer/producer whose work has appeared on Comedy Central, Discovery, NatGeo, NPR, Vh1, and many other channels in the three-digit tier of your cable package. Additionally, he is the co-founder/publisher of Eel Fancy, a magazine for eels and eel enthusiasts. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and their three beautiful eels: Gaucho, Aja, and Pretzel Logic.
Asterios Kokkinos
Asterios Kokkinos
Asterios Kokkinos is a stand-up comic who's written and performed for FOX, Spike TV, Yahoo!, The Nerdist, Maximum Fun, Geek & Sundry, Reductress, National Lampoon, Screen Junkies & Cracked.com. He’s been featured on NPR’s Marketplace, and starred in a series of comedy shorts for Hungry Man Dinners. His work has been praised by The Huffington Post, College Humor, Playboy and The Onion AV Club.
Evan Williams
Evan Williams
Evan Williams is a New York City based comedian who got his start in North Carolina, moving to New York City in 2012. He’s since been named one of Complex’s ‘Top Ten Comics Under 30’ of 2014, one of Addiction.com’s ‘5 Sober Comics You Should Know’ of 2015, Time Out NY’s Joke of the Week on April 2nd of 2015, and recently headlined Carolines On Broadway as part of their Breakout Artist Series.
Joe List
Joe List
Joe List began his comedy career in Boston, Massachusetts in 2000 just weeks after graduating from high school. Since that time he has been featured on Conan and The Late Show with David Letterman. In 2015 List was a finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing and had his own Half Hour comedy special on Comedy Central. His albums 'So Far No Good' and 'Are You Mad at Me?' can be heard regularly on Sirius Radio. List is also the co-host of his own popular weekly podcast 'Tuesdays with Stories' as well as being a regular on Robert Kelly's 'You Know What Dude' podcast. In 2016 he traveled across the United States and Europe opening for Louis CK on his international tour which included three performances at Madison Square Garden. When not headlining comedy clubs all over North America, List is a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/