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Brooklyn Bazaar
150 Greenpoint Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11222
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Food and alcohol will be available for purchase, and re-entry will be allowed.

This event is all-ages, but will contain some adult content.

September 20 Lineup:

Film: Thunder Road
Flawed police officer Jim Arnaud (Jim Cummings) lives a shambolic life made worse by his mother’s passing. Unable to change his life for the better, his only stability comes in the shape of his daughter (Kendal Farr) who he tries to her father in the best way he can.

BKCF Presents: Nimesh Patel
Nimesh Patel works as a writer for Saturday Night Live. In 2017, he became the first Indian American writer on SNL. He has written for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Comedy KO, the 2016 Oscars with Chris Rock, and lots of other cool stuff.

Live Podcast: Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show
Kevin McDonald (The Kids In The Hall) performs a live old-school variety hour that features famous friends, musical acts, new sketches, and uninhibited tomfoolery! “Pairs the type of sketch comedy that made Kids in the Hall such a cult phenomenon with guests that don’t often make the podcast rounds.” —Paste

Bitches Brew
A stand-up show with performances by Mark Normand (Comedy Central Half Hour, Conan_), Liza Treyger (Comedy Central Half Hour, Late Night with Seth Meyers_), Jordan Carlos (The Colbert Report, The Nightly Show), + more!

Brett Davis Presents: John Gentle, A Lone Man Show
Special guest Eudora Peterson. John Gentle, a pitiable former adjunct college professor and self-published poet from New Jersey, presents his delusional one-man show, an unfortunate collection of gauche stories and lewd poems about his past lovers and his, ugh, “Mama.” Written by and starring Andy Kaufman Award-winning comedian Brett Davis.

September 21 Lineup:

The Daily Show Writers Stand-Up Tour
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Writers Stand-Up Tour makes a stop at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival for a night of political-ish comedy, featuring performances by David Angelo, Matt Koff, Jospeh Opio, and Kat Radley.

The Special Without Brett Davis
The NYC public access variety show The Special Without Brett Davis is returning to the airwaves on 2/26 and to celebrate, the fest is partnering up with the Brooklyn Comedy Festival to kickoff the new season with a big show and party! Special guests: Chris Gethard, Colin Burgess, Sally Burtnick, Dan Chamberlain, Lena Einbinder, Nick Naney, Clare O’Kane, Lorelei Ramirez, music from Luxardo (aka Simon Hanes with string quesrtet), and host Brett Davis, along with other surprise guests!

DRIB is a cinematic re-enactment of the entire story, a no-holds-barred satire of L.A. advertising culture told by Amir Asgharnejad, the person who lived it all. To avoid a lawsuit from the brand in question we invented our own: DRIB.

Live Podcast: Turner Masters Memory Hospital
Hilarious and unrelenting, Turner Masters Memory Hospital is a vicious new satire from Catherine Cohen and Steven Markow.

Joe Pera & Conner O’Malley: Thank you Viacom!
Through song and dance, Joe and Conner will say thank you to the $6.035 billion gentle giant Viacom. Performances by Joe and Conner’s friends TBA as well.

September 22 Lineup:

Las Culturistas: I Don’t Think So, Honey!
LAS CULTURISTAS is a weekly podcast (and live show, I DON’T THINK SO, HONEY) hosted by Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang featuring 50 comedians doing one-minute rants on any pop culture pest of their choosing. The show has been featured at the New York Comedy Festival and the Brooklyn Podcast Festival. In the words of Guy Branum (Pop Rocket): “Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers are fucking culture warriors and we don’t deserve them.”

Comedy and Animation Panel, Presented by HBO
Featuring HBO’s Animals creators Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, plus more TBA.

Live Podcast: Myq Kaplan’s Broccoli & Ice Cream
Comedian and human Myq Kaplan (pronounced Mike Kaplan) has conversations with friends about the work of their lives (as represented by broccoli) and the joys of their lives (as represented by ice cream). Everyone has the best time and learns a lot forever.

Brooklyn Comedy Festival Presents: Josh Johnson with Logan Nielsen
Josh Johnson, is a stand-up, writer and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago. He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and has been featured on Kevin Hart’s Hart of the City. Josh’s next stand-up special will be released on Netflix in 2018.

Picture This!
The ONLY live animated comedy show where comedians perform while animators draw along with them live on a screen projected behind them. It’s a really fun mix media showcase of both comedian Talent and local animator-artist talent! Hosted by Ian Fidance, with performances by Krystyna Hutchinson, Samantha Ruddy, Lorelei Ramirez, Marie Faustin, Nore Davis, Pat Regan, + more! Animation by Bryan Brinkman, Lorelei Ramirez, Josh Howell, Elena Ferri, Gabe Pinto, Dan Pinto, + more!

The Big Weird
Check out rising stars and established comedians working their best material at the Big Weird comedy show. Hosted by Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central Half Hour) and Will Winner (The Good, The Dad, and The Ugly Podcast, HuffPost), with performances by Ryan Beck, Ahri Findling, Courtney Maginnis, Carmen Lagala, Chris Cotton, and Matt Wayne.

Cheap Date
Stand-up hosted by Sharron Paul and Calvin Cole. Lineup TBA.

Improv: The Law Firm
UCB Theatre’s long-running improv show serves you an hour of criminally insane comedy.

Film: Comedy Short Films
Screenings TBA.

September 23 Lineup:

Podcast for Laundry with Brett Davis
Special guest Janeane Garofalo. A man who loves laundry starts an abrasive and sad niche podcast. Andy Kaufman Award Winner Brett Davis brings us this aggressive, frustrating, brilliant audio project.

Late Night Writers Panel, Presented by NBC
Featuring writers from the most popular late night television shows.

Always Happy Video Comedy Bop
Never Sad presents a night of never-before-seen comedy videos and shorts, submitted each month by NYC’s top comedians and filmmakers. Curated and hosted by Jed Feiman and Nehemiah Markos (The New Yorker, Funny or Die).

Film: Comedy Short Films
Screenings TBA.

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Lineups are subject to change without notice.

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