Tag Archives: Aparna Nancherla

Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ coming to TruTV, screening at DOC NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Comedian Hari Kondabolu takes on South Asian stereotypes and the longest-running television show in history in this new TruTV documentary featuring Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn and more.

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Aziz Ansari, Salman Rushdie, Swet Shop Boys & more sign plea to save the Rohingya from genocide

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Kumail Nanjiani, Mindy Kaling, Madhur Jaffrey, Hasan Minhaj, Aparna Nancherla, Vijay Iyer, Anil Dash, and Hari Kondabolu are also among the many signatories.

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Brooklyn Podcast Fest: updated schedule & guests announced

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The Brooklyn Podcast Festival is a week away, running November 14 – 19 at The Bell House and Union Hall

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Sharon Van Etten, Feist, others share unreleased tracks for Planned Parenthood compilation

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Listen to the new compilation, which features unreleased material, live recordings, and covers from Mitski, St. Vincent, Bon Iver, Sleater-Kinney, and more.

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What’s going on Saturday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s another stacked night in NYC with John Zorn’s Bagatelles Quintet (ft. Dave Lombardo), Daniel Johnston, the New Yorker Festival (with Blood Orange, Laura Marling, and more), Deerhoof, Hundred Waters, Alex Cameron, Frankie Cosmos, The Proper Ornaments, and more.

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What’s going on Saturday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s another stacked night in NYC with John Zorn’s Bagatelles Quintet (ft. Dave Lombardo), Daniel Johnston, the New Yorker Festival (with Blood Orange, Laura Marling, and more), Deerhoof, Hundred Waters, Alex Cameron, Frankie Cosmos, The Proper Ornaments, and more.

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Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla & Maeve Higgins hosting new weekly comedy show in NYC

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Jo, Aparna and Maeve’s new show ‘Butterboy’ replaces Wyatt Cenac’s ‘Night Train’ which comes to an end in November.

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Lee Ranaldo, Bridget St. John & more playing upcoming Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Wesley Stace has announced the lineups for the next three editions of his “Cabinet of Wonders” music/comedy/literature series at NYC”s City Winery. Bridget St. John will be performing the songs of Kevin Ayers with Ayers’ daughter Gaylen at the November edition.

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival: 2017 lineup, schedule & tickets

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Mike Birbiglia, Janeane Garofalo, Jon Glaser, Robyn Hitchcock, Bobcat Goldthwait, Caroline Rhea and more play this year’s EMCF which celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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Heems, Mykki Blanco & and more playing The Met Breuer’s “Theater of the Resist” series

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The series, which includes live music, film and spoken word, runs Friday and Saturdays now through August 12.

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What’s going on Tuesday?

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Tonight’s NYC shows include Frightened Rabbit/Torres, White Reaper, John Mayall, and more.

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What’s going on Wednesday?

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“The Music of Jimmy Webb,” Ryan Adams, Tycho, Rostam, The Revolution, Talib Kweli, Ab-Soul, Super Snake, and more NYC area show options for your Wednesday.

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Bjork, St. Vincent, Sleater-Kinney, Mitski & more contributing to ‘7-Inches for Planned Parenthood’ series

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The 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood vinyl series features contributions from Bjork, St. Vincent, Sleater-Kinney, Sharon Van Etten, members of The National, and Bon Iver, among others, with proceeds going to Planned Parenthood.

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Solid Sound Fest 2017: daily lineups & single day tickets

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This year’s lineup features Television, Kurt Vile, The Shaggs, Big Thief, Robert Glasper and, of course Wilco. And much more.

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Union Hall still closed after fire (look at this photo from inside) ++ show updates

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Union Hall remains closed after a fire broke out on Friday. Events scheduled to happen through April 2 are cancelled, while tickets are still on sale for those after April 4. Stay tuned for updates, and see a few pictures of the damage inside the club.

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Jerry Seinfeld, Ice Cube, ‘Broad City,’ Tegan and Sara & lots more playing Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest

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The festival take place June 2-4 in San Francisco and also features Also on the lineup: Bob Odenkirk, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph’s Prince tribute act Princess, Ty Segall, Vince Staples, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Pete Davidson, a live taping on the “How Did This Get Made?” podcast, Chris Gethard, and lots more.

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Chris Gethard tells us his Top 10 Reality Escapes of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“If there’s one thing I enjoyed doing during a year like this, it was consistently escaping into various aspects of pop culture so I could forget both the omnipresent personal fear (2016 was a great year for me professionally but I do not respond to success well, so I spent a lot of time participating actively in escapism) and the overall looming fears of the world becoming scarier.” – Geth

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Moontower Comedy Festival: 2017 initial lineup and tix

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The Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival returns to Austin, TX from April 19-22, 2017, and they’ve just announced the initial lineup…

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Riot LA Comedy Festival lineup & tix: Mel Brooks, ‘Dr. Katz,’ Ali Wong, Tig Notaro, ‘My Favorite Murder’ & more

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Downtown Los Angeles is playing host to the Riot LA Comedy Fest this year. It goes down from January 19-22 at various venues in the city, and boasts a stacked lineup…

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SF Sketchfest 2017 lineup & tickets

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This year’s lineup includes Kids in the Hall, tributes to ‘King of the Hill,’ Fred Williard, Talking Heads movie ‘True Stories,’ tons of live podcasts and much more.

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