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October 2017

Drunk Ed: Monsters

October 11, 2017 / 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Littlefield, 635 Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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$8

Sasquatch, Godzilla, King Kong, Loch Ness, goblin, ghoul, a zombie with no conscience. Question: what do these things all have in common? They're all going to be the subject of discussion at the Drunk Ed MONSTERS show. Come for talks on everything from Clive Barker to whether Pennywise has a dick to the acclaimed cultural touchstone Monster Factory, by Sean T. Collins, Meredith Graves, merritt k, and Arabelle Sicardi.

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Drunk Ed x Brooklyn Horror: Final Girls

October 13, 2017 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Kymberle Project, 1332 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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$15

Even the best slasher villain has a better half — a final girl. Final girls are a crucial part of the horror ecosystem, but which one is the best? Which is the funniest? And which has the most questionable taste in weapons? Come hear horror experts make the case for everyone from Jamie Lee Curtis in HALLOWEEN to Neve Campbell in SCREAM to Sigourney Weaver in ALIEN. Panelists are: Aja Romano (Vox), Kristen Yoonsoo Kim (GQ/Village Voice/Vice), Hazel Cills (Jezebel), and Teo Bugbee (Daily Beast).

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November 2017

Like a Boss: A Drunk Ed Appreciation of Bruce Springsteen

November 8, 2017 / 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Littlefield, 635 Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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$8

It's been a rough year, but Drunk Ed is ending it with a bang: a full-on appreciation of Bruce Springsteen. Join writers and comedians as they ask the important questions about The Boss. Is he the only good white man? How many people has he tricked into visiting New Jersey? And why is his son so hot? Featuring talks by Helena Fitzgerald, Blythe Roberson, Brittany Spanos, Lindsay Zoladz, and co-hosted by Eric Thurm and Caryn Rose.

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PC Reboot: A Roast of Political Comedy

November 9, 2017 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Free

Throughout history, "great men" have written some of our most important works—histories, novels, poems, plays—but are they really all that great? Drunk Education (the event formerly known as Drunk TED Talks) returns to poke holes and deflate the egos of even more writer men. Some roasts will be loving, some will be scathing, but no one will escape untouched. This time, The Point joins Drunk Ed to focus on "political comedy." What is it? Why is it? Do we really need it now, more than ever? With: Eve Peyser (VICE) on Andy Borowitz Karen Chee (The New Yorker, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency) on George Orwell Adam Valen Levinson (The Paris Review, Al Jazeera, Haaretz) on Jonathan…

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Drunk Ed at the Miami Book Fair: Heat

November 19, 2017 / 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
The Porch, 300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Free

Drunk Education (the show formerly known as Drunk TED Talks) is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: writers/comics/artists make slideshows about stuff they’re really into, get drunk, and deliver them. Whether it’s the horniness of St. Augustine, the history of mansplaining relayed through the plot of Love, Actually, or the way teen girl organizers could have prevented the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Drunk Ed has you covered. For this show as part of the Miami Book Fair, we'll have talks on the subject of HEAT from Hanif Abdurraqib, Denise Duhamel, Roxanna Elden, and George O'Connor. Hosted by Eric Thurm.

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January 2018

Screw the Right Thing: A Drunk Ed Investigation of Ethics

January 17 / 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST
Caveat, 21 A Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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$12

Drunk Education (the show formerly known as Drunk TED Talks and once described by NPR’s Morning Edition as “a real thing”) is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: writers/comics/artists make slideshows about stuff they’re really into, get drunk, and deliver them. Whether it’s the horniness of St. Augustine, the history of mansplaining relayed through the plot of Love, Actually, or the way teen girl organizers could have prevented the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Drunk Ed has you covered. Tonight, Drunk Ed asks: What does it mean to be a good person? Is it worth trying? And is that just an…

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A Drunk Education History of Comedy

January 24 / 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Stand Up NY, 236 W 78th St
New York, NY 100024 United States
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$15

Drunk Education (the show formerly known as Drunk TED Talks and once described by NPR’s Morning Edition as “a real thing”) is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: writers/comics/artists make slideshows about stuff they’re really into, get drunk, and deliver them. Whether it’s the horniness of St. Augustine, the history of mansplaining relayed through the plot of Love, Actually, or the way teen girl organizers could have prevented the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Drunk Ed has you covered. This time, Drunk Ed takes on the history of comedy, with talks by Jo Firestone, Ziwe Fumudoh, and Josh Rabinowitz.

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Roast of Literary Men

January 31 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Free

Throughout history, "great men" have written some of our most important works—histories, novels, poems, plays—but are they really all that great? Drunk Education (the event formerly known as Drunk TED Talks) returns to poke holes and deflate the egos of even more writer men. Some roasts will be loving, some will be scathing, but no one will escape untouched.

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February 2018

His Town: A Drunk Ed Deep Dive Into the Masculine Swamp

February 2 / 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Black Cat DC, 1811 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Drunk Education (the show formerly known as Drunk TED Talks and once described by NPR’s Morning Edition as “a real thing”) is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: writers/comics/artists make slideshows about stuff they’re really into, get drunk, and deliver them. Whether it’s the horniness of St. Augustine, the history of mansplaining relayed through the plot of Love, Actually, or the way teen girl organizers could have prevented the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Drunk Ed has you covered. This special DC show benefiting RAINN features talks on DC culture, masculinity, and toxicity from Jennifer Bendery, Marin Cogan, Alexandra Jaffe, and Tonya Riley.

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Conscious Coupling: A Drunk Ed Valentine’s Day Show

February 10 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Littlefield, 635 Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Drunk Education (the show formerly known as Drunk TED Talks and once described by NPR’s Morning Edition as “a real thing”) is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: writers/comics/artists make slideshows about stuff they’re really into, get drunk, and deliver them. Whether it’s the horniness of St. Augustine, the history of mansplaining relayed through the plot of Love, Actually, or the way teen girl organizers could have prevented the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Drunk Ed has you covered. In this special Valentine's Day-themed show, we take on the history of humans choosing to be together romantically for some reason, from…

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