Forty-Six Candles: An Evening of Fiction in Which John Hughes Characters Grow The F*ck Up

Forty-Six Candles: An Evening of Fiction in Which John Hughes Characters Grow The F*ck Up

Joe Garden, Liam McEneaney, Julieanne Smolinski, Rupinder GIll, Emily Flake, Janet Ginsburg

Wed · November 27, 2013

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

$7.00

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Forty-Six Candles: An Evening of Fiction in Which John Hughes Characters Grow The F*ck Up
Forty-Six Candles: An Evening of Fiction in Which John Hughes Characters Grow The F*ck Up
Ferris Bueller is a Goldman Sachs executive charming SEC investigators out of pursuing legal action against him. Claire Standish from The Breakfast Club is a dissatisfied mom and divorcee ruminating over the loser she dated in high school. Join Joe Garden (AdultSwim.com, The Onion) as he hosts a night of fiction based on characters from John Hughes films nearly 30 years later. Featuring Emily Flake (The New Yorker), Todd Hanson (The Onion), Lux Alptraum (The Joy of Boning), Liam McEneaney (Tell Your Friends), and Rupinder Gill (Working The Eagles).
Joe Garden
Joe Garden
Joe Garden is a freelance comedy writer. He has written for AdultSwim.com and was features editor of The Onion where he created the characters Jim Anchower and Jackie Harvey. He has co-written three books, The Dangerous Book For Dogs, The Devious Book For Cats, and The New Vampire's Handbook: A Guide for the Recently Turned Creature of the Night. He also sells stuff on eBay and has fun where he finds it.
Liam McEneaney
Liam McEneaney
Based out of New York City, Liam McEneaney is considered by many to be one of the country’s top comedians, in addition to his work as a writer and producer. Starting with a college tour at the age of 19, he has headlined across the United States and throughout Europe. At the age of 24, he was tapped to appear on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He spent two seasons as a regular panelist on Vh1’s Best Week Ever, and more recently, he appeared on IFC doing stand-up on their interstitial series Comedy Drop. He also appeared on the Showtime special Caroline Rhea & Friends.

In 2013, ASpecialThing records released his critically-acclaimed album, Comedian. It debuted on top of both the iTunes and Amazon comedy bestseller charts, where it continues to appear. His next album, The Future of Comedy, will be released in 2016 through New Wave Entertainment. Liam also produced and starred in his own concert film, Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film! with some of his buddies like Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, and Christian Finnegan. It had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, and went on to make a full festival and screening tour, including at the Paley Center and Comic-Con.

In addition, he has made multiple appearances on the podcast WTF with Marc Maron, as well as other top shows, including The Todd Barry Podcast, Keith and the Girl, and his own, very popular, Tell Your Friends! History’s Greatest Podcast!, which received critical acclaim from several top sites, including the AV Club.
Julieanne Smolinski
Julieanne Smolinski
Julieanne Smolinski is a (comedy?) writer whose work has appeared in GQ, Glamour, New York, and lots of other print and internet publications. She is currently a writer for Sirens, which debuts on the USA network in the fall.
Rupinder GIll
Rupinder GIll
After grad­u­at­ing high school as the class vale­dic­to­rian,
Rupin­der stud­ied Arts at the Uni­ver­sity of Toronto then moved back into her par­ents’ base­ment for a year. Her first book, On The Out­side Look­ing Indian, was released in March 2011 and was short­listed for the Stephen Lea­cock Memo­r­ial Medal for humour writ­ing. She has also writ­ten for The National Post, McSweeneys, CBC Radio and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

In her spare time, Rupin­der enjoys overeat­ing and watch­ing lots of tele­vi­sion, prefer­ably at once. If she could host a dream din­ner party, it would include Woody Allen, Bea Arthur and John Rit­ter. If she could only take one thing to a desert island, it would be a yacht. She is cur­rently work­ing on a new book.
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.
Janet Ginsburg
Janet Ginsburg
Janet Ginsburg is a writer & producer who lives in New York City. Her work has appeared in the Onion, on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and in or on many other things you read or see on the tv. She is the co-author of three books published by Random House/Villard. You can see what she was up to in 2005 by visiting her rarely updated website, www.janetginsburg.com, view her erratic twitter feed @janetginsburg, or use the search engine Google to find her elsewhere on the internet.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/