Ban This: Moose Lambs United

Fundraiser for the ACLU

Ban This: Moose Lambs United

Aparna Nancherla, Mamoudou N'Diaye, Usama Siddiquee, Nasser Khan, Eman El-Husseini

Mon · February 20, 2017

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

$8.00

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.

Ban This: Moose Lambs United
The loudest, brownest, comics in NYC come together to send a message to the "President": we're still here, what you gonna do about it? Don't like it? Boycott this show by coming to it.
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla is delighted you are here. She’s a comedian of the stand-up variety, but can often be seen sitting. She recently worked as a writer and performer for Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC. You can also catch her on the current season of Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central and on the upcoming season of Judd Apatow’s Love on Netflix.Other credits include writer and performer on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and appearances on Conan, Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @midnight, Adam Devine’s House Party, Last Comic Standing, and Night Train with Wyatt Cenac. She has also done videos for Above Average, Refinery29, Funny or Die, Slate V, and MTV Other. Aparna has accumulated a list of ‘top comedian’ lists and awards including: Variety’s “Top Ten Comics to Watch 2016,” Shorty Nomination for “Best Comedian on Social Media 2016,” Vulture’s “50 Comedians You Should Know in 2015,” Marie Claire’s “Funniest Women of 2015,” Time Magazine’s “140 Top Tweeters of 2014,” Jezebel’s “Comedy Queens of 2014,” Time Out NY’s “10 Funniest Women in New York,” Flavorpill’s “11 Essential Young Comedians in New York City,” LA Weekly’s “12 Comedy Acts to Watch” and Serial Optimist’s “10 Comics You Must Know.”
Mamoudou N'Diaye
Mamoudou N'Diaye
Mamoudou N'Diaye is a stand-up, writer, published neuroscientist, former middle school teacher, and DJ. N'Diaye got his start in comedy in college, blending social activism, political satire, and pop culture in three separate hour-long performances. Although N'Diaye is Brooklyn-based, he performs stand-up all around the country, has written, directed, and performed on the web series "deadass," the live sketch shows Ryan Live and Lo-Fi, MTV's Decoded, wrote for the 2017 Radio and TV Correspondents Association Dinner Speech, and was a video correspondent at Mic, blending the political/cultural zeitgeist and comedy. He is currently is working on his pilot about being black in Ohio, a feature film about police brutality, and a book, all tackling complex social issues using his unique brand of humor (all while taking time to watch Space Jam).
Usama Siddiquee
Usama Siddiquee
Usama Siddiquee (formerly known by his stage name “Usama Bin Laughin”) is completely comfortable with writing a bio about himself in third person. His absolute ease should already be impressing you by now. His act is an energetic (bordering on frenetic) and intelligent (bordering on genius) romp through his own life experiences. Family! Friends! Sex! Religion! Sex with religious friends! It’s all there, and Usama slings jokes on these topics and more with rapid-fire charisma and hilarity. You should be following him on Instagram and Twitter @UsamaBinLaughin
Nasser Khan
Nasser Khan
Originally from Northern California, Nasser Khan is a comedian who has made NYC his home while he continues the search for the perfect laugh and the best croissant. He has performed all around the country and was featured in the Crosstown Comedy Festival. You can find him on Twitter as @khanfartist. Hit him up with your favorite croissant recs!
Eman El-Husseini
Eman El-Husseini
Since her comedy debut Eman El-Husseini has racked up an impressive list of credits.

Traveling across Canada, the U.S and the Middle East she covers a wide range of topics, from how lesbians are the new gentlemen to her parents’ wedding anniversary landing on, you guessed it, September 11th.

The Montreal Gazette describes her as “Fearless and ferociously funny” and named her “The queen of Montreal comedy”

FESTIVAL APPEARANCES:

New York Arab American Comedy Festival (2008-2015)
Amman Standup Comedy Festival (2009)
Just For Laughs Festival (2010, 2012 + 2014)
and more!
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/