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NY Comedy Fest additions: RHCP playing “Stand Up for Heroes” benefit & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Red Hot Chili Peppers join Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Conan O’Brien and more at the 11th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit at MSG, part of the 2017 2017 NY Comedy Festival.

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‘Nathan for You’ 4th season underway ++ screening parties w/ Nathan in Brooklyn

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Nathan Fielder‘s great quasi-reality series Nathan for You — where he “helps” struggling businesses — is back with its fourth season, now airing on Comedy Central.

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meet music supervisors at Brooklyn Public Library, where Laura Jane Grace is also playing “Genderful!”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Learn how music gets picked for movies, TV shows, video games and commercials. BrooklynVegan is presenting a panel-discussion called “Sounds on the Screen: A Behind the Scenes Look at Music SupervisionL” which will be hosted by Dave Hill (who also knows a thing or two about the topic)…

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Brooklyn Podcast Fest tickets on sale today

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tickets go on sale today at 10 AM and the inaugural lineup includes live tapings of ‘Chapo Trap House,’ ‘Slate Money Live,’ Kevin McDonald (of Kids in the Hall)’s ‘The Kevin McDonald Show,’ ‘Good Christian Fun’ (the new podcast from Kevin T. Porter of Gilmore Guys), ‘Reductress Presents: Mouth Time Live!,’ ‘Las Culturistas LIVE: I don’t think so, honey!,’ ‘Who? Weekly,’ and more.

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Brooklyn Podcast Festival inaugural lineup! — Kevin McDonald, Chapo Trap House, Slate Money Live & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brooklyn Podcast Festival holds its inaugural edition at The Bell House, Union Hall, and BRIC House from November 14 – 19.

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Todd Barry celebrating 30 Years in Comedy w/ tour & Brooklyn benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In addition to 30th Anniversary “Crowd Work” the Brooklyn benefit features Janeane Garofalo, Dave Hill, Eugene Mirman, Janelle James, Colin Quinn and more TBA.

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Neil Hamburger on tour, including L.A.’s Zebulon this weekend and Bell House in December

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“America’s Funnyman,” Neil Hamburger, will be taking his unique comedy stylings on the road starting this weekend in Los Angeles.

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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‘Broad City’ S4 premiered; Ilana Glazer & Friends shows in Brooklyn this weekend

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Season 4 of Broad City premiered Wednesday night (9/13) with an homage to late-’90s Gwyneth Paltrow film Sliding Doors that served as “what if” origin story for Abbi and Ilana…

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Cheech & Chong touring, playing Capitol Theatre on 4/20

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Pot comedy pioneers Cheech and Chong continue to bring hippie humor and songs to towns near you and have tour dates in the West and Midwest this fall. They’ve also got a few lined up for 2018, including two in the NYC area on the most significant stoner day of the year.

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2017 NY Comic Con: Mark Hamill at Hammerstein, ‘Star Wars’ concerts, DMC & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 New York Comic Con happens October 5 – 8 at the Javits Center in NYC, with tons of cool panels and events on and off the show floor.

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Jo Firestone talks new comedy LP, the return of her podcast, Will Butler & more in BV interview

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the year since Jo Firestone last hosted her fantastically silly podcast Dr. Gameshow, she has accomplished what most comedians aspire to — a spot on the Just For Laughs New Faces showcase, a writing position on The Tonight Show, and an upcoming Comedy Central half hour special…

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New Yorker Fest 2017 lineup: Laura Marling, Seth Meyers, Chelsea Manning & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The New Yorker Festival holds its 2017 edition on October 6 – 8 in various venues around NYC, and includes talks, movie screenings, live music performances and more.

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‘Simpsons’ producers say fired composer Alf Clausen will “continue to have an ongoing role”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After news that Alf Clausen, composer for The Simpsons, had been fired after 27 years, word comes that the long-running series will be keeping him on in some capacity…

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Dave Chappelle wrapped up his Radio City run on his birthday

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle celebrated his 30th anniversary as a comedian with a 16-show residency at Radio City, which wrapped up last night (8/24). The final night was a double celebration, as it was also Dave’s birthday party. As announced, the guests were Ali Wong, John Mayer, and a DJ set from Lil Jon

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