Decolonize Your Mind

Decolonize Your Mind

Karen Chee, Rachel Pegram, Julio Torres, Ed Pokropski, Taylor Garron, AzN PoP!, Ziwe Fumudoh

Wed · March 6, 2019

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

$8 advance / $10 day of show

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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!
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.
Rachel Pegram
Rachel Pegram
Rachel Pegram is a comedian, actor, and writer living in New York City. Onscreen, Rachel can be seen in the Adam Sandler Netflix movie The Week Of, as well as Don't Think Twice, The Chris Gethard Show on TruTv, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Late Show, Comedy Central, MTV, College Humor, BET and more. In 2018 she was chosen by Comedy Central as an "Up Next" comedian and performed at Clusterfest in San Francisco. Rachel performs regularly at Union Hall, both as a writer/performer with the sketch group Lo-Fi NYC and as co-host of That Shit Ray, a monthly late night-esque variety show. She also does improv at Asssscat at UCB Hells Kitchen.
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.
Ziwe Fumudoh
Ziwe Fumudoh
Ziwe Fumudoh is a writer at The Rundown with Robin Thede. She has a web series called Baited with Ziwe. Her jokes have been featured in The Onion, Above Average, and Reductress. Additionally, her tweets have appeared in Buzzfeed, CNN, Cosmopolitan, The Fader, NPR, NYMAG, and the New York Times.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/