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HOW I LEARNED Feat. Anna Sale, Josh Gondelman, Phoebe Robinson, MORE
Feb 25, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm| $6
The How I Learned storytelling/comedy/reading series presents
HOW I LEARNED THINGS AREN’T ALWAYS WHAT THEY SEEM
(Journalist; Host, Death, Sex & Money)
(Comedian; Producer, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver)
(Educator; Storyteller, The Moth GrandSLAM)
(Writer; Comedian, Blaria LIVE!)
(Actor; Comedian, Comedy Central)
BLAISE ALLYSEN KEARSLEY
ANNA SALE is a veteran media reporter and the host and managing editor ofDeath, Sex & Money, a biweekly interview podcast on WNYC in which Anna gets celebrities and regular folks to open up about the three touchiest subjects. She is a frequent fill-in host for The Brian Lehrer Show and The Leonard Lopate Show, and has contributed to This American Life, Studio 360,Slate, BBC, MSNBC, and PBS Newshour.
JOSH GONDELMAN is a writer and comedian, as well as a producer at Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. His writing has appeared in Esquire, New York Magazine, and McSweeney’s and he’s the co-creator of @SeinfeldToday, named one of Paste Magazine‘s must-follows. He has written for Funny Or Die’s Billy On The Street and has performed standup atRooftop Comedy, The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, and SF Sketchfest.
PHOEBE ROBINSON is a standup comedian, a writer for Fuse’s White Guy Talk Show, and creator of the Blaria podcast, webseries, and live show withThe Daily Show‘s Jessica Williams. Phoebe has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Broad City, Last Comic Standing, HuffPoLive, and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. As a writer, she has contributed to Glamour, xoJane, the New York Times, Bitch, and Vanity Fair.
MICAELA BLEI is a storyteller, Education Program Manager for The Moth, and co-creator of The Moth High School StorySLAM Program. She is a Moth GrandSLAM champion and The Daily Dish called her “hilarious and heartrending” which was pretty exciting because she’d never had a press quote before and isn’t sure where else she’d use it except in this bio.
ANTHONY DEVITO is a SAG-AFTRA actor, a comedian, a storyteller, and a native New Yorker who appears in the TV pilot for the storytelling podcastRISK! and stars in the independent film A Box Comes to Brooklyn, which he co-wrote, and the award-winning indie feature, The Apostles of Park Slope.His other appearances include Boardwalk Empire, Rescue Me, Conan, Best Week Ever, A&E, VH1, Discovery Channel, and Comedy Central.