Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve, With Guest Host Joyelle Nicole Johnson

Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve

With Guest Host Joyelle Nicole Johnson

Heather Thomson, Abbi Crutchfield, Matt Koff, Neel Nanda

Mon, October 8, 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$8.00 - $10.00

This event is 21 and over

*** Lineup subject to change *** Seating is first-come, first-served ***

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Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve
Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve
Three chuckle monsters descend on Littlefield every Monday at 8pm, clutching with them a horde of the freshest, silver-tongued comics and phone sex operators this city has to offer. Legends in their own right, these three friends, Aparna Nancherla, Maeve Higgins and Jo Firestone combine forces to host the funniest and best show in Gowanus! Accompanied by the musical stylings of DJ Donwill and the sensual silence of a rotating Idris Elba impersonator, you won't want to miss it. Plus, find out which parts of this blurb are bold, unapologetic lies!

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Jo Firestone is a comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on WFMU and Earwolf. She was recently named a New Face at the 2016 Just for Laughs Festival, and her Comedy Central half hour comes out this fall. If you like puns, check out her board game, Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers. If you don't like puns, don't worry about it. You can also see Jo doing stand-up in different basements around the city.

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Aparna Nancherla is a comedian of the stand-up variety, but can often be seen sitting. Last year, she released her debut album, Just Putting It Out There, on Tig Notaro’s new label, Bentzen Ball Records and recorded a Comedy Central half hour special. This year, she was named one of “The 50 Funniest People Right Now” by Rolling Stone. Currently, you can catch her on the latest seasons of Bojack Horseman, Master of None and Love, all on Netflix, as well as on HBO's Crashing. She's also written for Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC) and Totally Biased (FX). Aparna will next appear on the upcoming Comedy Central show, Corporate.

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Maeve Higgins is the host of the hit podcast Maeve In America: Immigration IRL. She has performed all over the world, including in her native Ireland, Edinburgh, Melbourne and, most recently, Erbil. Now based in New York, she's made a name for herself there too. In a good way! She co-hosts Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk on National Geographic and has appeared in Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer. Her work has been published in The New York Times and The Irish Times, and she is writing a book of essays for Penguin due for publication later this year.
With Guest Host Joyelle Nicole Johnson
This week Joyelle Nicole Johnson will be guest hosting Butterboy alongside Jo Firestone!

Joyelle's comedy has taken her from coast to coast. Currently residing in Brooklyn, NY she has performed at Caroline’s on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, Comix, and Stand Up NY just to name a few. She gained her start in Los Angeles and all over Southern California at The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, and the various Improvs. As well as spending time in the South performing at Atlanta’s own Punchline, Laughing Skull and Uptown Comedy club. As a testament to Joyelle’s burgeoning career and work ethic she has opened for the Boston badboy Bill Burr, musical genius Craig Robinson, mistress of voices Maria Bamford, Brooklyn’s finest Tony Rock, international icon Gina Yashere, youtube sensation Eric Schwartz, and The Mo’Nique Show scripter Vanessa Fraction. Comedienne Maria Bamford says,"She inspires me to remember that if I put in the effort, beautiful results will follow. She’s also really kind, down-to-earth, generous, super-funny, and altogether the kind of artist that I aspire to be."
Heather Thomson
Heather Thomson
A classically trained actress and gifted comedian, Heather Thomson has the kind of performance skills that make you wonder “is that girl acting or just crying in public?” Her uniquely honest, tender and endearing presence on stage quickly earned her the nickname, “The Sweetheart of Stand Up.” She has performed at The Hollywood Improv, UCB Theater Los Angeles, The Comedy Store, Bridgetown and for a lot of gay men. Frequently raw, poignant, sad, sweet, honest and hilarious, her act recently prompted one fan to ask, “You’re really funny. Are you o.k.?” Heather is great, but she’s so glad you’re here to listen.
Abbi Crutchfield
Abbi Crutchfield
Abbi Crutchfield is a comedian featured on Comedy Central, VH1, CollegeHumor and in national commercials. Her jokes are listed among the Best Tweets of the Year by Huffington Post Comedy. Her work on Twitter has also earned her a place as a contributor to Witstream. She is a UCB alum and produces The Living Room Show monthly in New York City. She performs with the improv group Nobody's Token and tours doing stand-up with Pink Collar Comedy.
Matt Koff
Matt Koff
Matt Koff is an Emmy-nominated staff writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has also written for IFC’s Onion News Network, GSN’s The Newlywed Game, and was a recurring panelist on The History Channel series I Love the 1880s.

As a stand-up comedian, Matt can be seen on the forthcoming season of Adam DeVine’s House Party on Comedy Central. He has toured with such names as John Oliver, and Michael Ian Black, and can be seen performing regularly throughout New York City.

In 2010, Matt won Time Out New York‘s Joke of the Year contest and the web-series he co-wrote, 9 AM Meeting, won Best Animated Pilot at the New York Television Festival. In 2012, Matt wrote and starred in The Matt Koff Show, a live sketch show directed by UCB’s Will Hines.

Matt currently lives in Brooklyn, NY without a wife, kids, or even so much as a pet. Pretty sad stuff.
Neel Nanda
Neel Nanda
Starting comedy in Atlanta, GA and now based in Los Angeles, Neel Nanda has performed all over the country with some of comedies’ biggest acts. Neel has acted and performed stand up on COMEDY CENTRAL's ADAM DEVINE'S HOUSE PARTY. He has appeared on IFC's GARKUNKEL AND OATES and performed stand up comedy on Oxygen's FUNNY GIRLS. He is also performing stand up in the upcoming series FLOPHOUSE for VICELAND / HBO GO directed by Lance Bangs. Neel recently featured at Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, the Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta and was the runner up for the Westside Stand Up Showdown (2015) in Los Angeles. Aside from just performing standup, he currently produces a few shows in LA including "Unnecessary Evil" at the Westside Comedy Theater, which was recently named one of LA Weekly’s top 10 stand up shows. You can catch Neel every week at his show on the Westside where he has shared the stage with comedians like Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin, Laura Kightlinger, and even Yakov Smirnoff.