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SNL'S SASHEER ZAMATA ON JULY 30TH WITH MARIS KREIZMAN, CHOIRE SICHA + MORE!


















Start spreading the news, I can't even deal. This is going to be the best night of our lives.

The How I Learned Series Presents
HOW I LEARNED TO LIVE IN NEW YORK


Featuring:
SASHEER ZAMATA
(Actress / Comedian, Saturday Night Live)
CHOIRE SICHA
(Author, Very Recent History / Co-founder, The Awl)
MARIS KREIZMAN
(Writer / Creator, Slaughterhouse 90210)
BOB POWERS
(Writer, Esquire; The Portlandia Activity Book)
JAMES BEWLEY
(Storyteller / Host, Dale Radio)

Hosted By:
Blaise Allysen Kearsley

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30TH, 2014
8:00PM / Doors at 7:30
UNION HALL
702 Union Street, Brooklyn
(Between 5th and 6th Aves)

R to Union / F to 4th + 9th
Q, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic

$6 in advance / $10 at the door
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SASHEER ZAMATA is an actress, writer, and comedian. She is the fifth black female cast member on Saturday Night Live, and the first since Maya Rudolph's departure in 2006. Sasheer has performed regularly with The Upright Citizens Brigade and has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer and Totally Biased with Kamau W. Bell. She has a web series called Pursuit of Sexiness. Follow her on Twitter: @thesheertruth.

CHOIRE SICHA is the author of Very Recent History: An Entirely Factual Account of a Year (c. AD 2009) in a Large City (HarperCollins, 2013) as well as the co-proprietor of The Awl. A two-time editor of Gawker, he has written for the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, as well as a suspiciously large number of magazines exactly one time. He lives in Brooklyn.

MARIS KREIZMAN is the creator of Slaughterhouse 90210, a blog that celebrates the intersection of her two great loves—literature and TV. Slaughterhouse 90210: The Book will be published by Flatiron Books in 2015. A former book editor, Maris cannot get enough of critiquing her own work.


BOB POWERS is the editor of Happy Place, the humor and web culture blog from Someecards. He is the author of Happy Cruelty Day! and You Are A Miserable Excuse For A Hero. His writing has appeared in Esquire, McSweeneys, The New Yorker, and the recent The Portlandia Activity Book.

JAMES BEWLEY is a co-creator and voice talent for the award-winning web animations, Strindberg and Helium, and he is the mastermind behind the performance/podcast project, Dale Radio. His recent appearances as a storyteller and writer include Tom Shillue's Funny Story, The Soundtrack Series, Literary Death Match, Punch Up Your Life, and Dead Darlings. By day, James is Senior Program Officer at The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York.