The How I Learned Series features writers, storytellers, comedians, and other raconteurs holding forth on a different theme. It all happens every last Wednesday of the month, and sometimes more than that, which basically means you will have the best night of your life on those nights, repeatedly.



MIKE DOUGHTY, BETH LISICK, SCOTT ROGOWSKY + MORE ON MIXTAPES AND MUSIC AND OTHER STUFF


















Did you miss out on last month's sold out show? You can totally come to this one if you get your act together! Join us for stories about mixtapes, music idols, first concerts, popping cherries to Hot 97... I don't know, I'm just making shit up. It's gonna be great.

The How I Learned Series Presents
HOW I LEARNED TO MAKE A MIXTAPE


Featuring:

MIKE DOUGHTY
(Musician / Author, The Book of Drugs)
 
SCOTT ROGOWSKY
(Comedian / Host, Running Late With Scott Rogowsky)
 
BETH LISICK
(Performer / Author, Everybody Into The Pool)
 
CASSIE J. SNEIDER
(Author, Fine Fine Music / Host, Kings of Karaoke )
 
LAURETTA CHARLTON
(Writer, Complex; The Awl; Billboard)


Hosted By:
 
Blaise Allysen Kearsley

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27TH, 2014
8:00PM / Doors at 7:30
UNION HALL
702 Union Street, Brooklyn
(Between 5th and 6th Aves)
 
R to Union
F, G to 4th + 9th
B, Q to 7th Ave
2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic
$6 in advance / $10 at the door   
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MIKE DOUGHTY contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He's released five solo albums, some EPs, and a memoir about that time he was in a band called Soul Coughing and he didn't like it and took a lot of drugs. He most recently released an album of covers wherein he played songs by John Denver, Cheap Trick, and Stephen Sondheim.

CASSIE J. SNEIDER is the host of Kings of Karaoke, the author and illustrator of the life-changingly hilarious book, Fine Fine Music, and a walking encyclopedia of music lyrics. She's toured with Sister Spit and frequently does merch for The Dwarves.


BETH LISICK is a writer, performer, and author of four books, including Everybody Into The Pool. Her storytelling has been featured on This American Life and at Lollapalooza and South By Southwest. She co-founded the Porchlight Storytelling Series in San Francisco, and is currently collaborating with writer/comedian Tara Jespen on the web series Rods and Cones, premiering September 8th on Wifey.com. In the '90s, Beth fronted the band The Beth Lisick Ordeal.

SCOTT ROGOWSKY is a writer, comedian, filmmaker, and the host of Running Late With Scott Rogowsky, a live talk show that's featured Steve Buscemi, Sam Lipsyte, Sasheer Zamata, and countless other performers, writers, and artists. Scott has also contributed to The Onion News Network on IFC and Comedy Central.

http://twitter.com/laurettalandLAURETTA CHARLTON is an Associate Editor at Complex Magazine. She is a former music editor at Foam Magazine and has written for the Wall Street Journal, Stereogum, Billboard, BET, and The Awl. She lives in Brooklyn and spends a lot of time thinking about the perfect playlist.