New York City

Laughing Liberally Open Mic - We Want You!...this Wednesday

You've laughed with us...
You've laughed at us...
Now let US laugh at YOU.

Wed, July 22nd - 7:30pm

Laughing Liberally is always looking for fresh voices with fun perspectives...and our comedians have toured the country, played Town Hall on Broadway, appeared on TV, at conventions and in YouTube sensations.

Maybe you're our next progressive punchliner...give us your best 5 minutes of political funny, and let's see what happens.

Join us this Wednesday -- whether you're experienced or a novice...bring up to 5 minutes and give us something that will make Red Staters go red in the face.

The Laughing Liberally Open Mic
Wed, July 22nd - 7:30pm
The Tank - 354 West 45th St
(between 8th & 9th Aves)
Questions: [email protected]

Tomorrow 7/15 - A "Supreme" Night of Comedy

You might think you support Sotomayor... but are you aware that she wants to take away your nun-chuck rights?

Come hear what our Laughing Liberally comedians have to say about the Sotomayor Confirmation hearings tomorrow night at 7:30.

Join us for live comedy, video of the confirmation hearings, and audience discussion as Laughing Liberally appeals to your inner political junkie. Make an appointment to laugh about the trials that Sotomayor faces, the judgment she receives, and the comedy that can be found in congressional hearings.

A Supreme Night of Comedy
Wed July 15, 2009 - 7:30pm
Co-sponsored by the New York chapter of the American Constitution SocietyNew York Democratic Lawyers Council, Alliance For Justice, andPeople for the American Way.

Katie Halper
Scott Blakeman
Lee Camp
Negin Farsad
Elon James White
Admission: $10

Limited number of free copies of Alliance For Justice's short documentary "Quiet Revolution" will be given away - priority for those who RSVP.
To RSVP, email first and last names to [email protected]
The Tank - 354 West 45th St btw 8th & 9th

Check out other upcoming events in NYC:

Drinking Liberally Regular Meeting
7:30pm at Rudy's (627 9th Ave)
Join the weekly meeting of the Original Drinking Liberally chapter to discuss the latest political happenings and share a beer with activists, political candidates, and other progressive thinkers.

Livinging Liberally presentscheap/urban/sustainable
6-9pm at The Tank (354 W 45th St, btwn 8/9)
Get the blueprint to sustainable living in New York City at Living Liberally's open house and how-to event, "cheap/urban/sustainable."

Local sustainable businesses, experts, and activists will be present to teach us all how to access organically grown, fair trade products and live with a healthy body AND a healthy conscience.
FREE - food for purchase
Event page

Drugs, Justice, and Healthcare - Start Laughing July 8

As one liberal comedian joins the U.S. Senate, join us at The Tank for an exciting summer series. From drug policy to Sonia Sotomayor, don't miss out on these great upcoming events each Wednesday.

This Wednesday, July 8
A "Joint" Event on Drugs in America
with Ryan Grim, author of This is Your Country on Drugs
& comedians Harry Terjanian and Costaki Economopoulos
Wed, July 8th - 6-8pm
6pm Doors, 6:30 Comedy & Talk
Free Admission
Join author Ryan Grim as he hits the stage for a discussion of the
highlights of his new book, This is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret
of Getting High in America, which the Philadelphia City Paper
described as "a wide-ranging, fascinating romp through the history of
America's insatiable appetite for all manner of drugs, from opium to
crystal meth, all the way up to the possibly soon-to-be-illegal
hallucinogen Salvia divinorum."
Grim will be joined by two Laughing Liberally regulars, Harry
Terjanian and Costaki Economopoulos. The comedians will pipe in on the
grass-roots trends of drugs in our country.
Co-sponsored by Students for Sensible Drug Policy
The Tank
354 West 45th St btw 8th and 9th
Followed by a screening and discussion of the film
Excuse Me, Mr. Speaker, which documents Paul Newell's gutsy 2008
campaign for state assembly.

Wednesday July 15, 7:30pm
A Supreme Night of Comedy
In honor of the Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings, Laughing Liberally
goes to the mat to take on the courts in a night that does justice to
political comedy.
For a taste of the performance, check out this video:

Wednesday July 22, 6pm-7pm
Cheap/Urban/Sustainable: How to Live Liberally in NYC
Learn about cheap, urban, and sustainable living in New York City from
local business, entertainment, and more.

Check out the latest SEIU and Laughing Liberally healthcare video at Healthy Americans Against Reforming Medicine: