Literary Death Match
Anna Chlumsky, Aparna Nancherla, Safiya Sinclair, Simeon Marsalis, Adrian Todd Zuniga, Krystyna Hutchinson, and more TBA!
Wednesday · March 14, 2018
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:05 pmThe Bell House
$12 adv / $15 dos
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.https://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1643637/
Literary Merit: Jessica Valenti, named one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian, author of the New York Times best-selling Sex Object: A Memoir, creator of the award-winning blog Feministing
Performance: Anna Chlumsky, actor featured in Veep, Halt and Catch Fire, In the Loop and My Girl
Intangibles: Krystyna Hutchinson, comedian, co-host of the Guys We Fucked: Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast, co-author of the book FUCKED, actor, half of the comedy duo Sorry About Last Night,
Super-Intangibles: Aparna Nancherla, comedian (Just Putting It Out There), actor (Bojack Horseman; Corporate) writer (most recently: Late Night with Seth Meyers)
* Simeon Marsalis, author of As Lie is to Grin, shortlisted for the 2017 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize
* Alexis Okeowo, 2018 PEN Open Book Award-winning author of A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
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!
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215