Book Club: A Comedy Show

Brooklyn Podcast Festival 2017

Book Club: A Comedy Show

Dylan Marron, Halcyon Person, Sandy Honig, Steven Markow, Blythe Roberson, Colin Stokes

Sat · November 18, 2017

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

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

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Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club is a comedy variety show where hosts Colin Stokes and Blythe Roberson (The New Yorker, The Onion), along with some of NYC's best comedians, read the books so you don't have to.

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Brooklyn Podcast Festival
Brooklyn Podcast Festival
The Brooklyn Podcast Festival, produced by City Farm Presents, is a celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres, the artists who create them, and the community surrounding them. The festival will take place over four days in some of our favorite Brooklyn venues and will showcase a variety of established programs as well as many new and exciting up-and-comers








 


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Dylan Marron
Dylan Marron
Dylan Marron is an IFP Gotham Award and Drama Desk-nominated writer, performer and video maker. He is the voice of Carlos on the hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale, an alum of the New York Neo-Futurists, and the creator of Every Single Word (Tumblr’s “Most Viral Blog” of 2015 and Shorty Award Nominee).

As a writer and correspondent at Seriously.tv he created and hosted the viral smashes Sitting in Bathrooms with Trans People, Shutting Down Bullsh*t, and his signature Unboxing series.

In the summer of 2017 Dylan began the podcast Conversations with People Who Hate Me which was named a Critic's Pick by USA Today and The Guardian, praised by The New York Times, and has been downloaded over 1.5 million times.
Steven Markow
Steven Markow
Steven Markow is a comedian, writer, and videomaker in Brooklyn, NY. His written work has appeared on The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Slackjaw, Thought Catalog, and The Tusk. He was the founder and host of New American Comedy, a comedy collective and monthly variety show that was listed in Paste Magazine's "Top 10 Alt Comedy Shows in NYC", and read at The Strand bookstore in NYC. His videos have been screened in gallery exhibitions curated by BHQFU and Nothing Space (Bushwick), as well as Union Hall's It's a Guy Thing and New American Comedy, Sunnyvale's Just a Show, and a showcase at The PIT.
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She is a contributor to The New Yorker, The Onion, and ClickHole and a staffer at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is currently writing a book, How To Date Men When You Hate Men, for Flatiron Books. Blythe is a member of the sketch group Lo-Fi NYC and hosts two variety shows at Union Hall: "The Scientists" and "Book Club."
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes is the Associate Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker, and a contributor to The Onion. His work has appeared in those two places, as well as McSweeney’s, GQ, and an infinite number of others.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/