Book Club: A Comedy Show

Book Club: A Comedy Show

Blythe Roberson, Colin Stokes, Roy Wood Jr., Talib Babb, Emily Flake, Harris Mayersohn

Sat · April 14, 2018

Doors: 9:45 pm / Show: 10:00 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.

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.

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.
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.
Roy Wood Jr.
Roy Wood Jr.
Currently a correspondent on ‘The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah’, Roy Wood Jr. has been described by the Hollywood Reporter as “A Standout”, and Entertainment Weekly called his brand of thought provoking comedy as “charismatic crankiness”. In 2016 ‘Variety’ magazine named him one of 10 Comics to watch.
Talib Babb
Emily Flake
Emily Flake
Emily Flake is a New Yorker cartoonist, a writer, an illustrator, and the author of a book called Mama Tried, which is cartoons and essays about parenting. It features a lot of cuss words.
Harris Mayersohn
Harris Mayersohn
Harris Mayersohn is a writer, comedian and producer residing in Brooklyn, NY.

He currently works on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where he plays recurring character, Stoney Von Dankington. He has also made appearances on Conan, Comedy Bang! Bang! and IFC's Comedy Crib.

Harris has contributed original writing to McSweeney's, Paste Magazine, Splitsider, ALSO Mag and writes monthly columns for The Higgs Weldon. He has contributed jokes to The Colbert Report and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Oh, and Harris has performed at venues and festivals all over the country including Crom Comedy Fest, the Hollywood Improv, the Laugh Factory, Comedyworks, The Stand and a whole bunch more, you get it. He produces and hosts a monthly stand-up/variety how called JUST A SHOW in Williamsburg.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/