Dicking Around with Kyle Ayers

Dicking Around with Kyle Ayers

John Early, Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, Pete Lee, Kyle Ayers

Sun · November 8, 2015

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

$6 Advance / $8 Day of Show

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

Dicking Around with Kyle Ayers
Dicking Around with Kyle Ayers
Host Kyle Ayers invites some of his favorite comedians and other types of people to perform stand up, and generally dick around on stage. Comedy sets accompanied by a few bizarre concept comedy bits along the lines of: the Boast Rattle (a roast-style compliment competition), Historic Events Retold by YouTube’s Closed Caption Robot, Pop-Up Cinema, Non-sexual Craigslist Encounters, Rejected Google Doodles, Children’s Books Rewritten by Famous Authors, and more! Things you’ve never seen before in a place that sells alcohol!
John Early
John Early
John Early is a comedian who wrote, created, and starred in the critically acclaimed miniseries 555 for Vimeo with frequent collaborator Kate Berlant, directed by Andrew DeYoung. He also wrote, executive produced, and starred in his own episode of Netflix's THE CHARACTERS. John plays Elliot in SEARCH PARTY on TBS, and has also appeared on TV in WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER, 30 ROCK, BROAD CITY, DIFFICULT PEOPLE, HIGH MAINTENANCE, LOVE, PORTLANDIA, HATERS BACK OFF and ANIMALS, and in the films THE DISASTER ARTIST opposite Sharon Stone, BEATRIZ AT DINNER, OTHER PEOPLE, NEIGHBORS 2, FUN MOM DINNER and FORT TILDEN. He was also a writer for Season 4 of BILLY ON THE STREET. While in New York, he was an Artist in Residence and Comedy Curator at Ars Nova, where he hosted the variety show Showgasm. He performed his solo show Literally Me (4 time New York Times Critics' Pick) to sold out crowds at Joe's Pub and The Bell House, and co-hosted a weekly stand up show at Cake Shop. John currently hosts a monthly variety show in Los Angeles at The Satellite. He has performed stand up at various comedy festivals including Montreal’s Just For Laughs, Bonnaroo, South by Southwest, Pemberton, Treasure Island, Outside Lands, Riot LA, and Festival Supreme. John was also named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2017. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee and is a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School at Tisch School of the Arts NYU.
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone is a Brooklyn-based comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera Talks With You, The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on Earwolf and WFMU. Her half hour special aired on Comedy Central in 2016, and her album, "The Hits" is available now on Comedy Central Records. If you like puns, check out her game, Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers.
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla is by and large a comedian, or by and small rather. She has written for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and Late Night with Seth Meyers. You may have caught her standup on Conan and the Comedy Central Half Hour, her face on Master of None and Crashing, and her voice on Bojack Horseman. She was recently named one of Rolling Stone's "50 Funniest People Right Now" and you can see her in 2018 on the upcoming show Corporate on Comedy Central and the new season of Netflix's The Standups.
Pete Lee
Pete Lee
Pete Lee might be the nicest person in New York City, but that’s because it’s impossible to sound aggressive with a Wisconsin accent. Pete was raised in Janesville, WI by divorced parents and a 19-inch television, which is probably why he pursued a career in entertainment. In 2005, Pete flew to New York to make his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. That same night, he met his future wife, and she made him move to Manhattan. Soon after moving to NYC, he was selected to perform at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where he was voted a standout performer. In 2008 Pete made his network television debut performing on NBC’s Last Comic Standing finishing as a semi-finalist. That same year, he made his television acting debut on the CBS Soap Opera As The World Turns, lasting two episodes! At the end of 2008 he then shot his own Comedy Central half Hour Special, which earned him a “cult” following at comedy clubs, and the opportunity to perform over the next four years at 500 colleges across the country.

In 2010 Pete began producing and editing his own shows for the Internet which led to getting his own web show on MSN.com called New York Minute:30. His web shows attracted the attention of television talent scouts and in 2012 he was hired to be a writer and cast member on FUSE TV’s Video on Trial and the NFL Network’s Top 10’s. In 2013, Pete was hired as a cast member on VH1’s Best Week Ever, which debuted in January.
Kyle Ayers
Kyle Ayers
Kyle Ayers is a comedian, writer, actor, and all of that sort, living in New York City, by way of his hometown near Kansas City, Missouri. He brings his satirical look at growing up in the small town to the big city, with a unique viewpoint on his generation, our childhoods, and daily life. He was featured as a New Face in the illustrious 2015 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, where Time Out New York heralded him as a "breakout star," saying that "Rural Missouri may have imbued theFirst Comes Love creator with an aw-shucks demeanor... but he has a progressive conviction praised by the likes of Brian Posehn and Canadian SiriusXM’s The Todd Shapiro Show." He will be featured on the upcoming season of "Uproarious" on Fuse.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/