Description: $8 adv / $8 day of show
Featuring Anna David (author, Animal Attraction)
Jen Kirkman (Chelsea Lately)
Suzanne Whang (House Hunters)
Rachel Bloom (Adult Swim, UCB)
Christie Nittrouer (Good Humor Comedy Show)
Anna David: Anna David (www.annadavid.com) is the author of the books Party Girl (HarperCollins, 2007), Bought (HarperCollins, 2009), Reality Matters (HarperCollins, 2010), Falling for Me (HarperCollins, 2011) and the Kindle Singles Animal Attraction (Amazon, 2012) and They Like Me, They Really Like Me (Amazon, 2013). She's written first-person sex, dating and relationship pieces for The New York Times, The LA Times, Playboy, and Movieline, among many others publications, and penned reported pieces and celebrity interviews for, among others, Vanity Fair, Cosmo, People, Premiere, Us Weekly, Details, Redbook, Self, Esquire UK, Marie Claire UK, Tatler and Women’s Health. She appears regularly on The Today Show, CNN’s Showbiz Tonight, The CBS Morning Show, Fox’s Hannity and Red Eye, HLN’s Dr. Drew and was the sex and dating expert on G4’s Attack of the Show for three years. She’s currently editing True Tales of Lust and Love, an anthology that will be released by Counterpoint/Soft Skull on 2/14/2014.
Christie Nittrouer is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, comedic performer, comedy writer and received a PhD at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film, and Television, writing her doctoral dissertation on the topic of stand-up comedy performance). She’s also creator/producer of Good Humor, the only stand-up comedy show with free ice cream for all audience members.
Rachel Bloom Rachel Bloom is an comedian, actor and writer based in LA. She currently writes for the tv show "Robot Chicken" on Adult Swim and recently performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal as part of the New Faces: Characters showcase. Rachel also makes comedic music videos that have been featured on sites like Cracked, the Huffington Post, Funny or Die, Wired, Collegehumor and Jezebel. Her 2010 music video, "Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury," was featured in the LA Times and nominated for a Hugo Award under the category of "Best Dramatic Presentation: Short Form." In late October she will be releasing her first full-length album of comedy songs.
Suzanne Whang was the host of House Hunters, the #1 rated show on HGTV (Home & Garden Television Network) for almost ten years, and she also hosted the hit spinoff show, House Hunters International. She was the host of GSN Live on the Game Show Network and Dick Clark’s co-host on TV’s Censored Bloopers for NBC. She was a field host/fill-in co-host for FOX After Breakfast with Tom Bergeron, and a field host for Breakfast Time, Personal FX, and The Pet Department on FX. She played Polly the hilarious spa manager on NBC’s Las Vegas, and she just completed a 6 week stint on ABC’s General Hospital as Carol Cheng, the funny and loathsome wedding planner. She also had a memorable guest starring role as Mrs. Lee on Cold Case, and co-starring roles on Two & a Half Men, Boston Legal, Still Standing, Criminal Minds, Nip/Tuck, The Practice, Strong Medicine, Robbery Homicide Division, Norm, and NYPD Blue. She wrote and starred in a sold-out one-woman show called I Make You Laughing. As a stand-up comedian, Suzanne won the First Annual Andy Kaufman Award at the New York Comedy Festival. She is a graduate of Yale University, holds a Master’s Degree in Cognitive Psychology from Brown University and was named one of People Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People, she’s also wicked smart.
Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian as well as a writer and regular round table guest on Chelsea Lately. She also was one of the stars of the hit-spin-off ‘mockumentary’ show After Lately. Jen’s latest stand-up album Hail to the Freaks (released March 2011) hit #13 on the Billboard Charts. Her debut album was 2006’s “Self Help.” Jen is also well known for her role as the narrator in the cult-hit series “Drunk History” - from Funny or Die/HBO which won the jury prize at Sundance Film Festival. Jen has performed stand-up on Late Night with Craig Ferguson, Conan and many late-night Comedy Central shows. Every month, Jen makes an appearance on Paul F. Tompkins’ podcast, The Pod F. Tompkast, which was hailed by Rolling Stone as “the best comedy podcast of the moment.” Her first book, “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself” is coming out in April 2013 through Simon & Schuster. Jen tours as a stand- up but is based in Los Angeles. Her stand-up schedule is available on http://jenkirkman.tumblr.com/showdates