Serious Matters

Serious Matters

Kevin McCaffrey, Brock Mahan, Josiah Madigan, Noah Gardenswartz, Emmy Blotnick, Mike Recine

Thu, June 1, 2017

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

Union Hall - Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

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.
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.
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.
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.
Noah Gardenswartz
Noah Gardenswartz
Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about.

Noah was born and raised in Denver, but cut his comedy teeth in the diverse rooms of Atlanta. Currently living in Brooklyn, Gardenswartz’s well-crafted mix of jokes, observations, and personal stories have made him a New York City favorite, and a nationally booked up-and-comer.

In 2016, Noah had his own half hour special on Comedy Central, and also released his debut comedy album, “Blunt,” on Comedy Central Records. He has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central’s “Adam Devine’s House Party,” and in 2015 he was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”

He has written for truTV’s “Comedy Knockout,” and also appears regularly as a panelist on the show. Before turning to stand-up full time, Gardenswartz worked as a journalist, hedge fund day
trader, elementary school teacher, and even grew weed, though obviously not all at once.
Emmy Blotnick
Emmy Blotnick
(@midnight, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser)

I'm a writer and comedian in New York.

I'm currently writing for Nikki & Sara Live, an awesome new late night show on MTV.

Before that, I was a blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. I've also written for BestWeekEver.tv, Mental Floss, Nylon, Comedy Central and others.
Mike Recine
Mike Recine
Mike Recine is a funny, nice person who is sometimes awkward and anxious. He started comedy in Jersey at the age of 18 in 2006 and mostly performed for his very large Italian family. Since moving to New York in 2007 Mike has headlined top venues around the city and country. In 2010 he was nominated for Time Out New York's '~Joke of the Year' and an ECNY award for '~Best Emerging Comic' . Most recently, he was selected to perform in the '~New Faces Showcase' at the 2011 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. Mike works really hard on his jokes and on being likeable. He owns 5 pellet guns and is happy to give you one.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/