Decolonize Your Mind

Decolonize Your Mind

Larry Owens, Karen Chee, Phoebe Robinson, Julio Torres, Ed Pokropski, Taylor Garron, AzN PoP!

Wed · March 6, 2019

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

Decolonize Your Mind
Decolonize Your Mind
Decolonize Your Mind is the comedy variety show of your dreams! Come and laugh as everyone's favorite twins Larry Owens and Karen Chee host some of New York's funniest comedians...just for YOU!
Larry Owens
Larry Owens
Larry is a performer, writer, director, and comedian residing in New York City.

He is a staff writer on upcoming TruTV show Paid Off, where the winner of each show will receive full student loan debt relief. Awesome!

Larry recently completed his first feature film, To Dust, opposite Matthew Broderick. Named one of TimeOutNY's "comedians we're obsessed with " Larry studied drama and improvisation at the School at Steppenwolf.
Karen Chee
Karen Chee
Karen Chee is a comedy writer/performer who contributes regularly to The New Yorker, McSweeney's, and Splitsider. She has also written for Reductress, Shondaland, Funny or Die, and The Washington Post. Around town, Karen does sketch comedy with Lo-Fi and improv with anyone who will let her.
Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson
PHOEBE ROBINSON is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress. She is best known as the co-creator and co-star of the hit WNYC Studios podcast 2 Dope Queens, which was turned into four one-hour, critically-acclaimed HBO specials. She is a New York Times best-selling author of the book You Can’t Touch My Hair and Other Things I Still Have to Explain. Following these successes, Phoebe has gone on to be a staff writer for the final season of Portlandia, act in TBS’s Search Party, host another critically-acclaimed podcast for WNYC Studios entitled Sooo Many White Guys, and made her film debut in the Netflix summer comedy Ibiza.
Julio Torres
Julio Torres
Julio Torres is a Brooklyn-based comedian who moved to NYC from El Salvador to
study literature at the New School. In 2013, Julio was a finalist in the NBC Stand-Up for
Diversity showcase, then was named one of Comedy Central’s 2014 Comics to Watch.
Last summer, Julio was named one of the New Faces in the 2015 Montreal Just for
Laughs Comedy Festival. Julio has developed original content with Fred Armisen and
Horatio Sanz for Broadway Video’s Mas Mejor network, with his series DIEGO +
VALENTINA now up. Julio is currently a staff writer on the 42nd season of SATURDAY
NIGHT LIVE after his Emmy nominated guest writing stint in season 41, previously
writing for THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW and BILLY ON THE STREET within the year
as well. In 2016, Julio was honored as one of OUT Magazine's OUT 100. Julio can also
be seen on Louis CK’s HORACE & PETE as well as HIGH MAINTENANCE on HBO.
Taylor Garron
Taylor Garron
Taylor Garron is a writer, actress, comedian, and weirdo based in Brooklyn, NY. She currently writes at Reductress, and has studied improv and sketch writing at Upright Citizen’s Brigade. Her TV/film/stage credits include “High Maintenance”, “She’s Gotta Have It”, “Let There Be Stuff”, “Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman”, and the PBS classic “ZOOM”. She recently played the lead role in the feature film “The Things We Do When We’re Alone”, which is being released in February. Her web series “Somebody’s Kid”, which she wrote, produced, and starred in, is currently in post-production. When not performing or writing, you can find her eating a burrito from this one specific truck in Williamsburg that doesn’t use the fact that she can’t eat cilantro against her.
AzN PoP!
AzN PoP!
AzN PoP! (Anna Suzuki, Iliana Inocencio, Ann Marie Yoo, Angel Yau and Maya Deshmukh) will perform some of their favorite classic hits as well as some new ones! They will invite some of their friends to join as well!

AzN PoP! is a satirical K-Pop Band and All-Asian American Sketch Comedy team. They created and wrote the critically acclaimed concert parody, “AzN PoP! Live in Concert!” which successfully ran at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Other live show credits include: Joe’s Pub (off-Broadway), IFC showcase, SF SketchFest, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre LA, headlining NYC SketchFest, Boston Women in Comedy Festival, Second City LA, and more.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/