Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve

Butterboy with Jo, Aparna and Maeve

Todd Barry, Hari Kondabolu, Subhah Agarwal, Kwasi Mensah, Kenny DeForest, Morgan Miller

Mon, June 4, 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.
Todd Barry
Todd Barry
Todd Barry first performed comedy in 1987 at Coconut's Comedy Club in North Miami, Florida. Since that first performance, Todd has been a guest on nearly every late night show, including three appearances on "The Late Show with David Letterman," ten appearances on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," NBC's "Late Friday," and Comedy Central gave him his own half hour special on "Comedy Central Presents." His acting credits include "Louie," HBO's "Larry Sanders Show," "Sex and the City," "Bored To Death," and “Flight of the Conchords,” voice work on "Lucy, The Daughter of the Devil," "Dr. Katz," "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," and "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," and featured roles in the movies “The Wrestler” and "Road Trip."
Photo: Steven Dewall
Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based, Queens-raised comic who has been described by Timeout NY as “smart, analytical and rising.” He has performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and John Oliver’s New York Standup Show and the 2007 HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. His Comedy Central Presents half-hour television special debuted on the network in February 2011. He is currently a writer for FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, set to make its debut in August 2012. He will also be appearing on the third season of John Oliver’s New York Standup this summer. He made his UK television debut on BBC 3’s Russell Howard’s Good News in April 2011, which preceded a month-long run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He then had a regular segment on the first series of BBC3′s “Live at the Electric” starring Russell Kane. He has also appeared on Episode 69 (Live Portland Super Show) of WTF with Marc Maron. When in New York City, he co-hosts the mostly improvised, monthly talk show The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project with his younger brother Ashok (“Dap” from hip hop group Das Racist). He also wrote the cover story for Spin Magazine about Das Racist last November.
Subhah Agarwal
Subhah Agarwal
When people see Subhah Agarwal writing jokes, they often ask her why she's doing homework at the bar. When not screaming into a pillow, you can find her getting ID'd by bouncers outside of New York comedy clubs, with regular appearances at New York Comedy Club, Greenwich, Broadway, & the Laughing Devil. She has performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, and was a featured comedian on PBS's popular web series "Modern Comedian."
Kwasi Mensah
Kwasi Mensah
Kwasi bridges the gap between insightful observations about race and still thinking he could be a Power Ranger when he was 15. He's opened for SNL's Sasheer Zamata, Aparna Nancherla, and W. Kamau Bell. He also co-produces Laughing Liberally Boston, a show that combines comedy with progressive politics. He's been featured in SF Sketchfest, the Boston Comedy Festival, The Comedy Exposition in Chicago, and just recorded his first hour of stand up titled "Not From Around Here".
Kenny DeForest
Kenny DeForest
Kenny DeForest is a 5 year stand up comedy veteran based in Chicago, IL. Labeled a hustler by his peers, Kenny’s comedy can be described as edgy, smart and honest. Since arriving in Chicago, Kenny has become a regular performer at Chicago’s top clubs and showcases including Laugh Factory, Comedians You Should Know, and the widely released “Chicago Mixtapes: Comedy Mixtape”; all after being named “Favorite Newcomer 2010” by comedyofchicago.com. The most important thing of note is that Kenny always has as much fun performing as audiences do watching him.
Morgan Miller
Morgan Miller
Morgan Miller is a New York based comedian who performs stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy. Morgan is currently on the Upright Citizens Brigade weekend team What I Did For Love and toured with the UCB Touring company for two years. Morgan has performed stand-stand up at the Bonnaroo Music Festival, 420 Mile High Festival, Let's Fest in Indiana, and tours the country featuring and headlining. She was recently in a national commercial for Papa Johns and Ghostbusters produced by Comedy Central. She has also appeared and created web commercials for H&R Block and Oreo Cookie Balls. She has written and acted for Conde Nast and Above Average Productions. She is now based in New York where she is performing and working on her short films (Distance: a Comedy and Monster).