EMCF 2017: You're The Expert

EMCF 2017: You're The Expert

Chris Duffy (host), Roy Wood Jr., Michael Showalter, Sarah Kay, and more!

Sunday · September 17, 2017

Doors: 1:30 pm / Show: 2:00 pm

$20

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

*Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

**This event will be filmed for a documentary about the festival. By attending you consent to the use of your photograph, image, voice and likeness to be photographed, recorded, exhibited, displayed, published distributed or otherwise reproduced for any purpose in any manner in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without any remuneration.

 

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival 2017
Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival 2017
Founded in 2008 by Julie Smith Clem and Eugene Mirman, The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is the world’s first sincere-and-ironic comedy festival that celebrates a close-knit comedy community, while making fun of the trappings of mainstream festival programming.
You're The Expert
You're The Expert
You’re the Expert features three hilarious comedians trying to guess what a professor studies all day. Over the course of the show, we hear about the latest findings and why their field is important. It’s a live show and podcast hosted by Chris Duffy and produced by Pretty Good Friends.
Chris Duffy (host)
Chris Duffy (host)
Chris Duffy is a standup comedian and improviser who has performed at colleges and festivals throughout the country (including SF Sketchfest, Caltech, Brown, Harvard, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, the Cambridge Science Festival, and more). Chris is also the creator and host of You're the Expert, a live show and public radio program on WBUR where three comedians try to guess what a professor studies all day. Don't confuse him with professional bodybuilder Chris Duffy. While they share identical names and physiques, they are different people.

In addition to comedy, Chris is a writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Makeshift Magazine, and Wag's Revue. Chris, a former fifth grade teacher, leads workshops at schools and universities on using humor in the classroom and consults on various projects at the intersection of comedy, education, and communication.
Roy Wood Jr.
Roy Wood Jr.
Described by the Hollywood Reporter as “A Standout”, and by Entertainment Weekly as “charismatic crankiness”. The thought-provoking comedy of Roy Wood Jr. crosses cultural lines and has entertained millions nationwide by stage, radio and television. Wood was last seen for three years on the TBS‘ sitcom, Sullivan and Son.

He’s currently a regular on Conan, ESPN’s ‘SportsNation’ & Comedy Central’s @Midnight.

Wood, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, began his comedy career in 1998 at the age of 19 while attending Florida A&M University. He made his network television debut in 2006 on The Late Show with David Letterman. and finished third in the 2010 season of Last Comic Standing.
Michael Showalter
Michael Showalter
Part of the comedy trio Stella along with Michael Ian Black and David Wain.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/