Here I am, exploiting my cat Seymour to promote Manifesto! - the show I co-host with Mo Fathelbab at People's Republic of Brooklyn (247 Smith St), every Tues at 8pm. It's the only free weekly comedy show on Smith Street! Brokelyn.com recently called our venue "a great comedy incubator," and we've moved into a cool, new downstairs space at PRB. Come be part of our comedy revolution! If the cat didn't do it for you, here's a pic from last week's show:
LABOR DAY SONG - I realized there weren't any Labor Day songs, so I wrote one...crank it up! WATCH ON YOUTUBE
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I live in Brooklyn where everyone is into pickling. Not me. What I do to buck this stupid trend is, I go to an outdoor market like the Brooklyn Flea and buy someone’s ridiculous handcrafted, artisanal pickles. Then I go home and remove all the vinegar, salt, and seasoning. I turn them back into cucumbers—their natural state before some hipster messed with them. (How do I do it? It takes many hours of gently squeezing and wringing the pickles, so as not to tear their delicate fibers.) Then I’ll take the cucumbers to the grocery store and set them free on the shelf, with their friends. I think they’re happy, though it’s pretty hard to tell with cukes. Some people don't like what I do. I’ve been called an "unpickled pecker," which is fine with me! At least I know I'm doing something to fight back against the unnecessary brining and fermentation of vegetables that everyone engages in now, just to be cool.
Manifesto! is a comedy uprising at the People’s Republic of Brooklyn (247 Smith Street), hosted by Tim Ellis and Mo Fathelbab. Every Tuesday at 8 pm, they bring a lineup of the best comedians in NYC and beyond to this radical Smith Street bar. The revolution will be hilarious...and FREE!
The Tues, Aug 26 lineup will feature:
And stop by early to catch or to be a part of the free open mic THIS IS HAPPENING! The weekly mic starts at 6:00 pm (sign up at 5:30).
SUBWAY: F or G train to Bergen Street or Carroll Street.
Lineup is subject to change.
On Tues, 8/26 Manifesto! welcomes Aparna Nancherla - seen on Conan and Totally Biased, and one of Time Magazine's Top 140 Tweeters of 2014. (Photo: Mindy Tucker)
Behold the new song I wrote and recorded with my band, Modern Beast. It's an ode to a legend...a sunny summer single...2 mins of AM soft-rock gold. Share the love for the Brooklyn Thong Guy!
As part of the 3rd Annual NY Funny Song Fest, produced by the amazing Jessica Delfino, I'll be co-hosting and performing in Hooklyn: Funny Songs from & about Brooklyn on Sat, May 31, 8:30 pm at People's Republic of Brooklyn (247 Smith St). GET TIX ($10)! ($12 at the door)
I'll also be on the bill at 50 Funny Songs on Fri, May 30, 7 pm at Botanic Lab (86 Orchard St, NYC) -- an exciting and sure to be sold-out night of the fest. GET TIX ($10)! ($12 at the door)
Don't miss NYC'S only comedy, parody, and novelty music festival! www.nyfunnysongs.com
Here I am, pimpin' it at the Fest last year...
MORE INFO ABOUT HOOKLYN!
Mo Fathelbab and Tim Ellis, hosts of Manifesto! bring you HOOKLYN: Funny Songs from & about Brooklyn. Capping off a day of special shows at PRB, as part of the 3rd Annual NY Funny Songs Fest, comedic musicians perform their greatest hits about NYC’s most populous, hip, and hilarious borough! Featuring Chromatic Stampede, Jessica Delfino, Killy “Mockstar” Dwyer, Tim Ellis, King I’Wante, Jim Melloan, Lauren Maul, Rob Paravonian and more. $10 in advance CLICK HERE/$12 at the door.
Here's a new standup show I'm co-hosting/producing in my beloved Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn... Come turn your Weltschmerz into mirth & merriment! Please come to our first show, so they'll let us keep doing it! Help us create a new venue for comedians & humor-deprived residents of the hood!
COMEDY NIGHT @ BUSCHENSHANK
Thurs, October 24, 8 p.m.
320 Court Street (btw. Union & Sackett Streets)
Close to the F & G trains, Carroll Street stop
In the "Ratskeller" (groovy basement room) - great German/Italian food & beer at this place!
Admission is only $5.00. No drink minimum.
The THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24TH show will feature these fine comedians*:
-DAVE HILL (Cinemax, "Tasteful Nudes")
-THOMAS ATTILA LEWIS (The TV Junkie, "Channel Zero" podcast)
-ELIZA SKINNER ("Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell", The Beatdown)
-CLAUDIA COGAN ("Last Comic Standing", NY Magazine's 10 People Funny People Find Funny)
-JOE PERA (The Creek and The Cave)
-CATIE LAZARUS ("Employee of the Month" podcast)
and MORE TBA! (*lineup is subject to change)
Plus your lovable and hilarious hosts TIM ELLIS & MO FATHELBAB!