The Talent Show presents Versus: An evening of contests, interviews and duets

The Talent Show presents Versus: An evening of contests, interviews and duets

Eugene Mirman, Julie Klausner, Sean O'Connor & Julian McCullough, Robert Krulwich, Damian Kulash, Michael Moschen, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Carla Rhodes & Cecil Sinclaire, The Brothers Lucas, Matt Oberg

Wed, January 26, 2011

7:00 pm

$5.00

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Showtime 8pm

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The Talent Show presents Versus: An evening of contests, interviews and duets
The Talent Show presents Versus: An evening of contests, interviews and duets
The Talent Show embraces spectacle, surprise, limited participation from willing audience members, zaniness, grandeur and commitment. Each show has a theme. Every show is surprising. Featuring hosts Elna Baker and Kevin Townley. Last Wednesday of every month. Doors open at 7; show starts at 8.
Eugene Mirman
Eugene Mirman
Brooklyn resident (and Russian immigrant) Eugene Mirman is a really great guy and comedian. Eugene has appeared on television, which is still a relevant medium for another few years. Some examples include: his own half hour special on Comedy Central, appearances on Conan O’Brien, a recurring role on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, Bob's Burgers, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Home Movies, Lucy, Daughter of the
Devil and the Adult Swim live action series Delocated.

Photo: Seth Olenick

Photo: Seth Olenick
Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner is a comedy writer/performer, podcaster, and author. Her podcast, How Was Your Week, was recently named one of the best 10 comedy podcasts of the moment by Rolling Stone and one of the best podcasts in GQ's Comedy Issue and in the New York Times. Her first book, I Don't Care About Your Band, was optioned by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's production company, Gary Sanchez Productions, in 2010. Julie's TV staff writing credits include Funny Or Die Presents: Billy On The Street, Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins, and The Big Gay Sketch Show. She's also written for Robert Smigel's "TV Funhouse" on SNL, and for comedy legend Joan Rivers on a few different occasions. Currently, she's finishing a YA Novel called Art Girls Are Easy for Little, Brown and writing a pilot based the novel Apocalipstick for NBC. She also recaps The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for NYMag.com, and will soon recap The Real Housewives of New York City as well.
Sean O'Connor & Julian McCullough
Sean O'Connor & Julian McCullough
Besties Sean O'Connor (This American Life, the Talent Show) and Julian McCullough (Comedy Central, MTV, VH1) have a series of funny videos on Atom.com [http://www.atom.com/search/?query=sean+julian] and a live show called Jazzin', every Monday night at Jimmy's No. 43[http://www.jimmysno43.com/].

PHOTO CREDIT Justin Byrne
Robert Krulwich
Robert Krulwich
Robert Krulwich is a co-host of NPR's Radio Lab and an award-winning radio and TV reporter. He went to the 92nd Street Y for nursery school.
Damian Kulash
Damian Kulash
Damian is the lead singer and guitarist of OK Go and a writer of biting op-eds for the New York Times [http://query.nytimes.com/search/sitesearch?query=damian+kulash&more=date_all].
Michael Moschen
Michael Moschen
Michael Moschen is the only juggler we've ever heard of who has won a MacArthur genius award and spoken at the TED Conference.
Lucy Wainwright Roche
Lucy Wainwright Roche
Lucy Wainwright Roche is a member of a musical family, but somehow she still decided to become a working musician. Her new album, Lucy, just came out.
Carla Rhodes & Cecil Sinclaire
Carla Rhodes & Cecil Sinclaire
Carla Rhodes taught herself ventriloquism at the age of 9 after seeing Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop on TV. Cecil Sinclaire is a dummy.
The Brothers Lucas
The Brothers Lucas
Kenny and Keith Lucas are identical twins and identically funny comedians.
Matt Oberg
Matt Oberg
Matt Oberg is an actor and writer currently living in Brooklyn. Matt is a member of Inverse Theater (“American Revolution”, “Midnight Brainwash Revival”, etc), and the PIT theatre’s improv team “Big Black Car”. He has worked several times with Clancy Productions both in New York and in the UK, including "Captain Overlord’s Folly or The Fool's Revenge", “Fat Boy”, “Goner”, “Americana Absurdum”,and most recently “The Event” (“Outstanding Solo Show” NYC Fringe). His television credits include “30 Rock”, “Relocated”, “Chapelle’s Show”, and Comedy Central’s upcoming “Ugly Americans”. He is represented by Paradigm (commercial) and Vincent Nastri of Bleecker St. Entertainment.