Serious Matters

Serious Matters

Kevin McCaffrey, Brock Mahan, Josiah Madigan, Nore Davis, Alison Leiby, Dan Wilbur

Thu · May 3, 2018

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

$7 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. 

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.

Serious Matters: Dating w/Elna Baker

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.
Nore Davis
Nore Davis
NORE DAVIS, the young refreshing face of comedy, delivers an energetic performance filled with witty quips and sharp punch lines, combined with an amazing stage presence. Edgy and clean, NORE tells it like it is, speaking to audiences everywhere. NORE is a comedian for the masses, relating to everyone from teens to the mature adult, delivering original content, and leaving no topic unturned. From relationships to family, race, and politics, NORE brings a comedic talent that has been refined in front of countless audiences on the world's biggest stages.

NORE’s credits include Kevin Can Wait CBS, Boardwalk Empire, Luke Cage, Inside Amy Schumer, Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Ours to Own Campaign on www.Upworthy.com, two appearances on Gotham Comedy Live, nickmom Night Out, and The Ruckus. Time Out NY named Nore one of the Top 10 Comics to Watch at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. Other festival appearances include Bridgetown and Chicago Comedy Festivals. His first CD Home Game was released on Black Friday 2014, on RoofTopComedy to rave reviews, with sales still climbing. His second CD Away Game on Comedy Dynamics is doing just as well. NORE is always perfecting his act. Look out for this rising star, as he reinvents comedy one laugh at a time.
Alison Leiby
Alison Leiby
Alison Leiby is a comedian and writer in New York. She hosts "It's a Long Story" at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, a stand-up and storytelling show that's been running for over two years. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney's, VICE, The Hairpin, and many other publications. She co-authored the two parody ebooks Lean Over: Women, Work, and Women's Work and Marry Smart OR DIE. You can find her performing around the city when she isn't busy looking at her phone.
Dan Wilbur
Dan Wilbur
Dan Wilbur is a comedian in NYC. He's written for College Humor, McSweeney’s, The Onion News Network on IFC, Someecards (where I was the Ecards Editor for over a year), TL;DR Wikipedia, Reader’s Digest, and a couple web series you’ve never heard of. He was also an “Adjunct Scholar” for Lapham’s Quarterly, created the Better Book Titles blog and wrote my own humor book for Penguin in 2012 called How Not to Read: Harnessing the Power of a Literature-Free Life. You can read some of my writing right here. He co-host a weekly stand-up show at UCB East Village called Lasers in the Jungle every Thursday night at 7:30 PM and his stand-up has been featured in the Boston Comedy Festival, the Cleveland Comedy Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy Festival, and the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/