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Brew True

A new true-tales comedy series at Brooklyn Brewery

  • 24 July 2012

True stories are the most entertaining, from the epic (“I once high-fived Michael Jordan”) to the epic fail (“actually, turned out to be just another crisply undershirted man with an inappropriate Hitler mustache”).

Get your Hanes® on the truth — and on a free beer, which is its own special kind of truth — at Tom Shillue’s Funny Story, a new monthly comedy series featuring stand-ups, actors, and Moth bards relating hilarious true tales at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Brewery.

Led by former Daily Show correspondent Shillue, and running this Thursday from 8-11pm, Funny Story puts the mic in the hands of a motley crew, including:

  • Vice Magazine co-founder and frequent controversy-magnet Gavin McInnes expounding on the perils of being raised by immigrant parents

  • Jimmy Fallon writer Seth Herzog’s take on the life of a downtown comedy host

Seated at communal tables in the brewery’s sprawling brick-and-exposed-wood space, guests will enjoy a complimentary pint straight from Brooklyn’s vats during the show, as well as drink specials on their array of craft beers.

The more of which you consume, of course, the more truthy your stories will get.

The Specifics

Funny Story

$10
Thurs, July 26
Brooklyn Brewery
79 N. 11th St.
b/t Berry and Wythe
(718) 486-7422

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