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Oct 14 at 8PM: Free Political Comedy Show with Laughing Liberally
Oct 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday October 14th at 8PM at The Commons Brooklyn at 388 Atlantic Avenue between Hoyt and Bond Streets.
The best political comedy show in NYC, The Laughing Liberally Lab features comedians from Comedy Central, MTV, David Letterman, Funny or Die, The Onion, MSNBC, the Huffington Post.
Join us Wednesday night, the day after Hillary and Bernie duke it out in the Democratic Presidential debate. With John Fugelsang (Sirius Radio host), Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater), Mike Brown (NY Comedy Fest), Julianna Forlano (The Julianna Forlano Show), Travis Irvine (The Guardian) Rae Sanni (It’s About Us podcast) Hosted by Katie Halper (MSNBC).
About Katie Halper (host)
Called “hilarious” (The Nation) and “cute and somewhat brainy” (The National Review, of all places) standup comedian, filmmaker and writer Katie Halper is a mash-up of Jon Stewart and Emma Goldman, using comedy to get into serious issues and news stories. Her weekly WBAI show (6 pm on Wednesdays) takes a humorous look at the news, politics, pop culture, and history through news segments and conversations with guests that include Margaret Cho, Nate Silver, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jelani Cobb and other writers, journalists, activists, artists and political comedians.
Born and raised on the mean streets of New York City’s Upper West Side, Katie is a A New York based comedian, writer, filmmaker and history teacher, Katie is a co-founder and member of the comedy ensemble Laughing Liberally, and has performed Town Hall, Symphony Space, The Culture Project, D.C. Comedy Festival, and The Nation Magazine Cruise. Her writing and videos have appeared in Salon, The New York Times, Comedy Central, The Nation, Jezebel, Guernica, Alternet, Raw Story, Feministing and more. Katie appears regularly on HuffPost Live as well as MSNBC, RT, the Alan Colmes Show, and Sirius radio (which hung up on her once).