RISK! Live Presents "RISK! LA with Brian Finkelstein"

01/23/2014 - 21:00 - 22:30
Los Angeles
Venue Name: 
Nerdist Theater at Meltdown (NerdMelt); 7522 West Sunset Blvd

RISK!'s monthly LA live storytelling at the NerdMelt Theater on January 23rd. This month our theme is "Freaky," and we are excited to present stories from:

Brian Finkelstein (The Moth, writer - Ellen DeGeneres Show)
John Flynn (UCB's Nights Of Our Lives, "Faggot Munchkin" album)
Georgia Hardstark (Cooking Channel, "Slumber Party" w/ Alie & Georgia podcast)
Liz Stewart (SyFY Channel, NBC, Reelz Channel, TV Guide Network, writer - CBS)
Brandy Barber (writer - MTV2's "Girl Code", BUST Magazine, director - UCB's "Bad Bride")

Hosted by Sara Benincasa (Agorafabulous!, the upcoming Great [HarperCollins2014]) and Beowulf Jones (LA RIOT Festival, MyDamnChannel.com)

$8 advance, $10 at the door

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RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets hundreds of thousands of downloads each month. Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”