NPR's Ask Me Another with VIP Guests: Kal Penn and Dan Soder
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VIP Guests: Kal Penn and Dan Soder
Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that mixes trivia games with comedy and music to make an hour of mind-boggling fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests, celebrities, and listeners alike to take on challenges and to be serenaded by house musician Jonathan Coulton, with one contestant crowned the episode’s Ask Me Another champion.
Ask Me Another is recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.
Ask Me Another is a co-production of NPR and WNYC.
Kal Penn is an actor, comedian, and political appointee born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey. As an actor, he is known for his role portraying ‘Lawrence Kutner’ on the television program House, as well as the character ‘Kumar Patel‘ in the Harold & Kumar film series. He is also recognized for his performance in the film The Namesake. Penn has taught at the University of Pennsylvania in the Cinema Studies Program as a visiting lecturer. In April 2009, Penn joined the Obama administration as an Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement.
Other credits include: How I Met Your Mother, Designated Survivor, and hosting game show Superhuman. Penn is currently portraying ‘Garrett Modi’ in the NBC.com and Hulu sitcom series Sunnyside.
Dan Soder is a New York City based comedian and actor who’s best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit series Billions on Showtime. Taped at The Bowery Ballroom in New York City, his first HBO comedy special Dan Soder: Son of a Gary premieres Saturday, December 7 at 10pm ET. His special The Standups is now streaming on Netflix. In 2016, his first hour-long stand-up special, Not Special, premiered on Comedy Central.
Other credits include: Comedy Central’s Half Hour, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer, and @midnight. Dan also hosts Sirius XM’s The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson, every Monday through Thursday at 6pm ET on Comedy Central Radio.
6:45pm Doors / 7:30pm Show
$15 adv / $20 door
*Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.
Photo Credit: Scott McDermott / HBO
Photo Credit: M-Net / Superhuman
The Bell House
149 7th Street
(Between 2nd and 3rd Ave)
Brooklyn, NY, 11215