Laughing Liberally New York City Chapter Blog

Wednesday: Primary Mayhem, Supreme Madness and Political Comedy

New Hampshire upended the primaries, Trump's debate style upended sanity, and a Supreme Court vacancy just upended the election season.

If you need a shot of humor make sense of it all -- or just laugh your bleeding heart out -- join us for a free night of political comedy.

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
The Primary, Supreme Madness Edition
Wed, Feb 17 - 7:30 doors, 8pm show
Jimmy's No 43 - 43 East 7th St
Featuring Katie Halper, Harry Terjanian,
Rae Sanna, Nick Palm and more.

Free. Food and drink available. Doors 7:30, show at 8.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1682472405360785/

Watch and Laugh: The Democratic Debate Tonight

Come join us for the first post-New Hampshire debate -- as Hillary and Bernie take the stage ... and Laughing Liberally comedians do too!

THE DRINKING LIBERALLY DEMOCRATIC WATCH PARTY
with comedians of LAUGHING LIBERALLY
Tonight - Thursday, Feb 11th
Doors at 8; Comedy at 8:30; Debate at 9pm
Jimmy's No 43 - 43 East 7th St
FREE admission. Food and drink available.
Comedic riffing before the debate and commercial debates
and the debate itself on the big screen.
With Katie Halper and more!

Laughing Liberally - Tonight!

Liberals -

Before one more GOP debate, before the first-in-the-nation caucus, come share one more night of liberal laughter—tonight!

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
FREE show. 8pm.
Beauty Bar - 231 East 14th St.
Hosted by Jeff Kreisler
With Kevin Avery, Joey Novick, Michael Hayne & more.

Just thinking about the GOP primary is reason enough to spend a night with a group of liberal comedians.

See you at the show.

Reminder: Laughing Liberally (New Venue) Tonight!

In a week that's full of extremists abroad and right-wingers at home, we all deserve a laugh.

Tonight, join a free night of political comedy at a new venue!

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Tonight, Wed Nov 18th - 8pm
Beauty Bar - 231 East 14th St
https://www.facebook.com/events/1644521655807316/
FREE Admission

Featuring Scott Blakeman (MSNBC 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner), Mike Brown (NY Comedy Fest), Katie Compa (SF Comedy Sketch), Negin Farsad (Comedy Central), Julianna Forlano (The Julianna Forlano Show), Marla Schultz (Comics Unleashed), Tim Warner (Best Political Comedian, Creek Awards), hosted by Katie Halper (HuffPost Live)

The best political comedy show in New York City, The Laughing Liberally Lab features comedians from for Comedy Central, MTV, David Letterman, Funny or Die, The Onion, MSNBC, the Huffington Post.

You're Invited: Laughing Liberally tonight in Brooklyn

Reminder: Free political comedy tonight, coming to a new venue for the first time.

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Wednesday, October 14th - 8pm
A FREE night of free-thinking fun.
The Brooklyn Commons - 388 Atlantic
https://www.facebook.com/events/1648173778775343/

Featuring John Fugelsang (@ Sirius Radio host)
Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater)
Gabriel Pacheco (Ashville Comedy Festival)
Julianna Forlano (The Julianna Forlano Show)
Travis Irvine (The Guardian)
Rae Sanni (It's About Us with Rae Sanni and Maria Heinegg)
Laura Swisher (The Nightly Show)
Hosted by Katie Halper (MSNBC).

The best political comedy show in New York City, The Laughing Liberally Lab features comedians from for Comedy Central, MTV, David Letterman, Funny or Die, The Onion, MSNBC, the Huffington Post.

Laughing Liberally Comes to Brooklyn

Dear Liberals -

Join us for a special Brooklyn night of LAUGHING LIBERALLY as our cast of comics offer comedy and commentary the day after the first Democratic Debate.

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Wednesday, October 14th - 8pm
A FREE night of free-thinking fun.
The Brooklyn Commons - 388 Atlantic
https://www.facebook.com/events/1648173778775343/

Featuring John Fugelsang (@ Sirius Radio host)
Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater)
Gabriel Pacheco (Ashville Comedy Festival)
Julianna Forlano (The Julianna Forlano Show)
Travis Irvine (The Guardian)
Rae Sanni (It's About Us with Rae Sanni and Maria Heinegg)
Laura Swisher (The Nightly Show)
Hosted by Katie Halper (MSNBC).

The best political comedy show in New York City, The Laughing Liberally Lab features comedians from for Comedy Central, MTV, David Letterman, Funny or Die, The Onion, MSNBC, the Huffington Post.

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And join us tomorrow, Tuesday Oct 13th
for THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE WATH
with DRINKING LIBERALLY
8pm Doors; 9pm Debate

In Manhattan: Rudy's 9th and 44th

In Brooklyn: Pacific Standard, 4th & Bergen
https://www.facebook.com/events/1481636882140506/

In Queens: Raven's Head, 3804 Broadway, Astoria
https://www.facebook.com/events/1064509200234195/

Wednesday: LAUGHING LIBERALLY, Free Comedy, All-StarLine-up

You are invited!

This Wednesday, August 19th,
a night of FREE, fierce, funny,
ferocious, frisky, fun-loving
progressive, political comedy.

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Wed, August 19th - 7:30pm
Jimmy's No 43 - 43 E 7th
More details and RSVP at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/943021989075107/

Featuring:
John Marshall, Ken Schultz, Andy Farnsworth,
Tim Warner, Leighann Lord, Julianna Forlano,
Harrison Greenbaum and MC'd by Scott Blakeman

Free Political Comedy this Wednesday Night

The Republican debate may be on Thursday, so we'll insulate ourselves with laughter starting this Wednesday, as our top-tier line-up of progressives performers offer punchlines and punditry at a very special LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB.

THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Wednesday, Aug 5th @ 7:30
with progressive partner MAKE THE ROAD NEW YORK
Jimmy's No 43 - 43 East 7th
https://www.facebook.com/events/1455418371449360/

Featuring: Jena Friedman (The Daily Show)
Myq Kaplan (Netflix Special)
John Fugelsang(Sirius Radio)
Tom Brennan (Electoral Dysfunction)
Calvin S. Cato (Oxygen's My Crazy Love)
Negin Farsad(Comedy School Dropout)
Katie Halper(WBAI's The Katie Halper Show)
Gabriel Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy Show)

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Plus: on Thursday night
join Drinking Liberally for the GOP debate.

DRINKING LIBERALLY -GOP DEBATE WATCH
Thursday, August 6th
in Manhattan and Brooklyn

In Manhattan:
Rudy's - Backyard, big screen
9th Avenue, btw 44th & 45th
Drinking Liberally at 7:30
Debate: 9-11pm

In Brooklyn:
Pacific Standard - back room
4th Avenue between Bergen and St. Mark's
Pre-game at 8pm, Debate 9-11
Stay on for the Daily Show at 11pm

Tonight: Laughing Liberally, DL21C and DFNYC - Free Comedy, Cheap Drinks

Tonight, join us for a free night of political comedy and share laughs, drinks and politics with two great partner organizations: Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century (DL21C) and Democracy for NYC (DFNYC).

LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Tonight - Wed, July 15
Happy hour at 6:30
FREE Comedy show at 7:30!

Featuring:
Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater 3000)
Katie Compa (San Francisco Sketchfest)
Julianna Forlano (WBAI's The The Julianna Forlano Show)
Katie Halper ( The Katie Halper Show)
Jeff Kreisler (Bill Hicks Spirit Award)
Dean Obeidallah (The Dean Obeidallah Show Sirius XM)
Rae Sanni (The Three A-Negroes)
Ken Schultz (Someecards)

Laughing Liberally, Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century (DL21C) and Democracy for New York City (DFNYC) are teaming up for a night of cheap drinks and free comedy.

DL21C has been the foremost independent organization of young, progressive New Yorkers interested in learning about and becoming active in Democratic politics, current events and issues on local, state, national and international levels.

DFNYC is committed to the ideals espoused by Democracy for America, the organization founded by Howard Dean, and the national network of local coalition groups dedicated to the same. They work both locally and nationally to ensure that fiscally responsible and socially progressive candidates are elected at all levels of government.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1618609338399435/

New Comics, New Campaigns, New Night

So much to talk about.
So much to vent about.
So many reasons to Laugh Liberally.

Donald Trump. Bobby Jindal. Chris Christie.
Are those the set-ups or the punchlines?
You decide.

TOMORROW NIGHT - Tuesday, June 30 @ 7:30
THE LAUGHING LIBERALLY LAB
Jimmy's No 43 - 43 East 7th St
FREE night of political comedy
featuring Mike Brown, Frank Conniff,
Katie Halper, Gabriel Pacheco,
Giulia Rozzi and Justin Williams.

With our partners for the evening:
The Metropolitan Council on Housing.
Pre-show happy hour from 6-7:30
https://www.facebook.com/events/480964782070425/