PICTURE THIS!

PICTURE THIS!

Dave Hill, Noah Gardenswartz, Joel Kim Booster, Will Miles, Molly Ruben-Long, Ian Fidance, Bryan Brinkman, Dan Pinto, Rachel Gitlevich, Jim Tozzi, Jason Chatfield, Daniel Ahrens, Pete Bregman

Sun · July 16, 2017

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

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

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

PICTURE THIS!
PICTURE THIS!
PICTURE THIS! is a new show from Brandie Posey & Sam Varela: two girls who want to push the boundaries of what a comedy show can be. Picture This! is a live comedy show with stand-ups performing while they are drawn live by some of the best animators, cartoonists, and other artists in Hollywood, CA, SF, NYC and Portland. Picture This! has also debuted in Toronto, New Zealand and Australia! The comedians don’t know what the animators are drawing and the animators don’t know how the comedians will react.

It may be weird.

It may different.

But it will be FUN!
Dave Hill
Dave Hill
Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, musician, actor, radio host, and man-about-town originally from Cleveland, Ohio but now living in New York City in a totally sweet apartment with a party deck and everything. Hot chicks come over to hang out and eat cheese plates and stuff with him all the time and it’s awesome.

Anyway, on the show business front, Dave has appeared on Netflix’s The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Amazon’s The Tick, Comedy Central’s @midnight and Inside Amy Schumer programs, TBS' Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, TV Land's The Jim Gaffigan Show, and TruTV's Comedy Knockout among a bunch of others. He is a frequent on-air host for HBO and Cinemax and has been on channels like MTV, VH1, BBC-America, and the Sundance Channel a whole bunch too. Dave also starred in his own television program The King of Miami on the Mojo Network, which was cancelled even though Dave really liked it. The show also aired in the United Kingdom on Sky TV’s Film24 Channel. And you can still watch The King of Miami on Hulu too, which Dave is super pumped about. Oh, and Dave was a correspondent on Hoppus on Music starring Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus on the Fuse channel, which ruled. Dave has been on other shows and in obscure movies too but let’s keep moving for now.

Dave performs live comedy over the world and has appeared at such festivals as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, SXSW, San Francisco Sketchfest, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Sasquatch Festival, Bumbershoot, Bonnaroo, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, the Crap Comedy Festival in Oslo, Outside Lands in San Francisco, and then some other ones too. He has also performed comedy at Sing Sing Correctional Facility twice and even ripped some guitar solos inside a Mexican prison once. In 2007, Variety magazine named Dave one of their “10 Comedians to Watch,” something he still won’t shut up about.

Dave hosts his own radio show The Goddamn Dave Hill Show on WFMU in Jersey City, New Jersey every Monday night from 9pm to midnight. The show is also broadcast on the UK's Fubar Radio. Dave is also a frequent contributor to public radio’s This American Life. He has also appeared on podcasts like WTF with Marc Maron, The Adam Carolla Show, The Nerdist, and then roughly 78 other ones besides those.

Dave is the author of two books, Tasteful Nudes (St. Martins Press, 2012) and Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (Blue Rider Press 2016). He has also written for the New York Times, GQ, Salon, The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, New York Observer, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, VICE,Guitar World, and a bunch of other places too. Comedy legend Dick Cavett called Dave “a major figure among American comic writers, past and present,” which is pretty much the coolest thing that has ever happened as far as Dave is concerned.

Dave is also a musician who currently sings and plays guitar in the power pop band Valley Lodge, whose song “Go” is the theme song to HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and the psych/garage rock band Painted Doll. He was also a member of Cleveland rock bands Sons of Elvis and Cobra Verde as well as Diamondsnake, a heavy metal band with Moby. Additionally, Dave has played guitar for Walter Schreifels and muscle metal band Thor and bass for Lucy Wainwright Roche and former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley. He also contributed musical scores to films such as Dirty Deeds, Shoot First and Pray You Live, and then some other ones besides those two.

Additionally, Dave’s mostly imaginary Norwegian Black Metal Band Witch Taint is currently bringing its own disturbing brand of comedy and music to audiences all over the world. They’ve also sold a lot of T-shirts.

Dave has made out with a lot of chicks, is sweet at guitar, and smells really great. You can ask anyone.
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.
Joel Kim Booster
Joel Kim Booster
Joel Kim Booster is a Chicago bred, Brooklyn based comedian and writer. He cares deeply about cats, appointment television, various feuds and more! He has been featured on Conan, Logo, Comedy Central and he desperately wants you to like him.
Will Miles
Will Miles
Will Miles is a comedian and a Chicago native. Having toured for years with names like Hannibal Buress, Eric Andre, and Jerrod Carmichael, he now co-hosts the popular weekly show at The Knitting Factory in New York and co-hosts the popular podcast "Hopefully We Don't Break Up with fellow comedian, Giulia Rozzi. He has been in Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and New York Comedy Festival, and his debut stand up comedy album is coming out in 2016 on the Comedy Dynamics label. Will has been in a couple of national commercials and played characters on truTV, Fusion, MTV, and other cable networks. He is currently working as a writer on season 2 of The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. Photo by Mindy Tucker.
Molly Ruben-Long
Molly Ruben-Long
After growing up in Brooklyn and receiving a BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School, Molly Ruben-Long moved to New Orleans where she began writing and performing stand-up and sketch comedy. Her festival appearances include Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Crom Comedy Festival, Fun Fun Fun Fest and Hell Yes Fest. Additionally, she has been featured on Viceland’s “Flophouse,” Fuse’s “Uproarious,” SeeSo’s “Hidden America with Jonah Ray,” and this one episode of the BBC’s “Newshour Extra” where they talk about feminism. She is one half of the sketch comedy duo Raw Honey.
Ian Fidance
Ian Fidance
Ian Fidance is an offbeat yet upbeat stand up comic & writer from Wilmington, Delaware who calls New York City his home; Brooklyn to be specific, but you can already tell by his mustache.

A delicious cup of tea best drank live, his comedy has been described as "bizarre yet funny" by The Interrobang. A popular guest on SiriusXM radio's "The Bennington Show," he's been featured in the Boston, Brooklyn, and New York Comedy Festivals, written & performed in sketches for Huffington Post, Above Average, and Conde Nast, was commissioned by Nike to write & star in a live media presentation for the unveiling of their "Hyper" line of athletic wear, and made his stand up TV debut on the third season of AXS TV's "Gotham Comedy Live."
Bryan Brinkman
Animator
Dan Pinto
Dan Pinto
Animator
Rachel Gitlevich
Animator
Jim Tozzi
Animator
Jason Chatfield
Animator
Daniel Ahrens
Animator
Pete Bregman
Animator
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/