The Feel Good Show

A Benefit for The Ali Forney Center

The Feel Good Show

Sam Grittner, Mike Brown, Abbi Crutchfield, Mamoudou N'Diaye, Aparna Nancherla, Josh Gondelman

Saturday · March 31, 2018

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$10

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

**Please note that this event will be mixed seating/standing. Please arrive early for the best seat selection.

 

The Feel Good Show
The Feel Good Show
Hosted by Sam Grittner (We're All Gonna Die Tonight, Lasers In The Jungle) and Mike Brown (New York Comedy Festival, MTV), the stand-up comedy showcase will feature performances by an-all star lineup who have all come together to tell jokes and raise money for a local, NYC-based charity.
Sam Grittner
Sam Grittner
Sam Grittner is a stand-up comedian, writer, and aspiring crevice.

He co-hosts the monthly stand-up showcase, “We’re All Gonna Die Tonight!” the first Friday of every month.

Sam is frequently on Twitter (@SamGrittner). His writing has been featured on MSNBC, Mashable, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, Mandatory.com, Playboy.com, CNN.com, The Washington Post, and The International Business Times.com
Mike Brown
Mike Brown
is a standup comic and writer based in Harlem, New York. He was named one of Rooftop Comedy’s Comics to Watch, Caroline’s Best of New Talent and a semi-finalist in NY Funniest competition presented by Carolines/JetBlue. Along with featuring at various comedy festivals like Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival, The San Francisco Sketchfest, The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Mike Brown has appeared on Adult Swim, MTV, TruTV, and Funny or Die.
Abbi Crutchfield
Abbi Crutchfield
Abbi Crutchfield is a comedian featured on Comedy Central, VH1, CollegeHumor and in national commercials. Her jokes are listed among the Best Tweets of the Year by Huffington Post Comedy. Her work on Twitter has also earned her a place as a contributor to Witstream. She is a UCB alum and produces The Living Room Show monthly in New York City. She performs with the improv group Nobody's Token and tours doing stand-up with Pink Collar Comedy.
Mamoudou N'Diaye
Mamoudou N'Diaye
Mamoudou N'Diaye is a stand-up, writer, published neuroscientist, former middle school teacher, and DJ. N'Diaye got his start in comedy in college, blending social activism, political satire, and pop culture in three separate hour-long performances. Although N'Diaye is Brooklyn-based, he performs stand-up all around the country, has written, directed, and performed on the web series "deadass," the live sketch shows Ryan Live and Lo-Fi, MTV's Decoded, wrote for the 2017 Radio and TV Correspondents Association Dinner Speech, and was a video correspondent at Mic, blending the political/cultural zeitgeist and comedy. He is currently is working on his pilot about being black in Ohio, a feature film about police brutality, and a book, all tackling complex social issues using his unique brand of humor (all while taking time to watch Space Jam).
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla is a comedian and general silly billy. Her sense of humor is dry, existential, and absurd, with notes of uncalled-for whimsy. Think a wine you didn’t order.

Currently, Aparna plays Grace the belabored HR rep on the Comedy Central show, Corporate and has also reprised her role in Season 2 of HBO’s Crashing. She was featured in the second season of Netflix’s The Standups. . Other television credits include Netflix’s Master of None and LOVE, HBO’s High Maintenance, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer and appearing as a US correspondent for Dave’s (UK) Unspun with Matt Forde. In 2018 she makes her feature debut in the Paul Feig movie A Simple Favor. Her TV stand up appearances include CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, TBS’s CONAN, Seeso’s stand up series Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, as well as multiple appearances on Comedy Central.

In 2016, she released her debut album, Just Putting It Out There, on Tig Notaro’s label, Bentzen Ball Records, and recorded a half hour special for Comedy Central. In that same year, Elle’s Women in Comedy Issue, featured Aparna as one of the most exciting new voices to hit the comedy scene. Aparna currently is writing and performing standup in NY, LA and all over the country!
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Onstage, Josh charms audiences using his good-natured storytelling and cracks them up with his sharp, pointy wit. He takes topics from surprise parties to his experience teaching preschool and makes them all equally hilarious. In 2016, he made his late night standup debut on Conan (TBS), and he recently made his network tv debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC). Josh’s newest comedy album Physical Whisper debuted in March of 2016 at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts (as well as #4 on the Billboard comedy chart) and stayed there for…well…longer than he expected, honestly.

Offstage, Josh has earned two Peabody Awards, three Emmy awards, and two WGA Awards for his work on Last Week Tonight. He is also the co-author (along with Joe Berkowitz) of the book You Blew It, published October 2015 by Plume. His follow-up, Nice Try, is set to come out Fall 2019 through Harper Perennial. In the past, Josh has written for Fuse TV’s Billy On The Street. His writing has also appeared in prestigious publications such as McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, New York Magazine, and The New Yorker.

Gondelman is the co-creator and co-author of the Shorty Award-winning Modern Seinfeld Twitter account, and his own Twitter feed was named the year’s best by Paste Magazine in 2015. The Ellen DeGeneres Show took notice of Josh’s joke writing skill and featured him as part of their “Tweetly Roundup.”

Additionally, Josh has performed at the Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen, CO, and headlined at the Laugh Your Asheville Off Festival in Asheville, NC. More recently he has appeared in the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and SF Sketchfest. His debut standup comedy CD, “Everything’s The Best” was released in November of 2011 by Rooftop Comedy Productions.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/