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.



ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24TH, COME HANG WITH SNL'S SASHEER ZAMATA, PEN & INK'S ISAAC FITZGERALD + DREW GRANT & MORE!




















Hello! If you like stories, comedy, depth, books, booze, and sometimes people, this is going to be the greatest night of your entire life.

The How I Learned Series Presents
HOW I LEARNED I'LL NEVER DO THAT AGAIN ...MOST LIKELY

Featuring:

SASHEER ZAMATA
(SNL; Inside Amy Schumer)
ISAAC FITZGERALD
(Pen & Ink; BuzzFeed Books)
DREW GRANT
(NY Observer's tvDownload; The Toast)
BRIAN KENNEDY
(The MothThe Soundtrack Series)
DAN WILBUR
(How Not To Read; Better Book Titles)

Hosted By:
BLAISE ALLYSEN KEARSLEY


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24TH, 2015
8:00PM / Doors at 7:30
UNION HALL
702 Union Street, Brooklyn
(Between 5th and 6th Aves)

R to Union St
B, Q to 7th Ave
F, G, R to 4th Ave - 9th St
2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza
B, D, N, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic


$6 in advance / $10 at the door
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SASHEER ZAMATA is a cast member on Saturday Night Live, and the first since Maya Rudolph's exit in 2006. She performs 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


ISAAC FITZGERALD has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and been given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. He has written for The Bold Italic, McSweeney's, Mother Jones, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He is the co-founder of Pen & Ink, and editor of BuzzFeed Books.


DREW GRANT is a senior editor and founder of The Observer's tvDownload. She majored in graphic novels and quote-unquote transitional media at Oberlin College, where she taught classes on Twin Peaks, took zero math classes, and surprised even her own inflated sense of potential by making a career out of her completely ridiculous interests. 


BRIAN KENNEDY is a writer and storyteller who has appeared on podcasts and stages all over New York City, including with The Moth and The Soundtrack Series. He is working on is first YA novel, and writes often for the Huffington Post and wrote and performed a bunch of plays for the MN Fringe Festival. He grew up in Minnesota and still has the accent to prove it.


DAN WILBUR is a comedian and writer who only eats fast food on weekends and occasionally exercises by accident. (police, fire). He has read nearly half of all the books he owns. His writing is featured on CollegeHumor.com, McSweeney's, and the Onion News Network. Dan is the creator and editor of Better Book Titles. His first humor book, How Not to Read, is available now from Perigree (Penguin).

Posted June 1st, 2015