“TELL YOUR FRIENDS! The Fair & Balanced Comedy Show” becomes part of 2010 Left Forum conference March 20 at Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University
The Yes Men included in bill
Location: 1 Pace Plaza (Spruce St. Entrance), New York, NY
Event Date: Mar 20, 2010; 8:00 PM
Event Page: http://tinyurl.com/TYFLeftForum
Doors open at 7PM; Show starts at 8PM
Left Forum Attendees $5
Tickets for the Public $15
NOTE: Only 200 tickets will be sold to the public
Advance public tickets sold at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/102068
HOST: Liam McEneaney
as seen on Comedy Central, VH1 and numerous tours in Europe WITH:
The Yes Men, a group of culture jamming activists who practice what they call “identity correction” by pretending to be powerful people and spokespersons for prominent organizations.
Lizz Winstead, an American comedian, radio and television personality, blogger and co-creator of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”
Baratunde Thurston, a comedian, host of Discovery’s “The Future Of…” and editor for The Onion: America’s Finest News Source
John Fugelsang, the son of an ex nun and Franciscan brother, a former VH1 VJ and host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” has had over 20 appearances on Bill Maher’s “Politically Incorrect” and won countless of comedy awards for his stand up and one-man show, “All the Wrong Reasons”
Victor Varnado has appeared on “Late Night w/ Conan O’Brien,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Premium Blend,” “My Name is Earl,” in the movies “End of Days,” “Pluto Nash,” and “Julien Donkey Boy,” and his standup special/documentary “The Awkward Kings”
Videos from The Onion News Network
Videos from BarelyPolitical.com
And other videos TBA
TELL YOUR FRIENDS! is a Monday night work-out comedy room at Lolita Bar in the Lower East Side. It’s brought to you by Liam McEneaney from Vh1’s “Best Week Ever” and Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend.” Each Monday, TYF! brings together some of the best performers in the comedy scene with great musical guests. Past guests include Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, Jim Gaffigan, Greg Giraldo, Demetri Martin, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, writers and performers from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, Late Night, The Onion, FunnyOrDie,com, and much more.
TELL YOUR FRIENDS! The Fair & Balanced Comedy Show will be the third major event at this year’s Left Forum conference at Pace University, following an opening plenary by The Reverend Jesse Jackson (March 19th) and preceding a Noam Chomsky event (March 21st). The Left Forum brings together organizers and intellectuals from across the globe to share ideas for understanding and transforming the world and provide a context for the critical dialogue that is essential for a stronger Left and more just society.
Produced by Liam McEneaney and Jessica Flores
More information about the show may be found at http://tinyurl.com/TYFcomedyNYC.
More information about The Left Forum may be found at http://leftforum.org/
More information about Pace University is at www.pace.edu
Jessica Flores firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Cory, Pace University Public Information, 212-346-1117, cell 917-608-8164, email@example.com