For its 5th year, NYC Podfest is bringing your faves to Brooklyn’s Bell House. And we really mean it when we say faves—the all-star lineup includes actors, comedians, reporters, and podcast extraordinaires Michael Ian Black, Eugene Mirman, Mike Myers, Kevin Allison, Krysta Rodriguez, Kevin McDonald, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Michelle Buteau, Cipha Sounds, Andy Borowitz, Travon Free, and H. Jon Benjamin.
This celebration of live podcasting goes down April 7-9 and will feature shows from Buzzfeed, How Stuff Works, Earwolf, Forever Dog, Audible, and the Smithsonian. Here are some highlights we are most excited for:
- Hold On with Eugene Mirman. Storytelling aficionado and inquisitive host Eugene Mirman (Bob’s Burgers) sits down with special guests and pauses their true, entertaining, and personal stories to get the funny details they might have left out. This live episode will feature H. Jon Benjamin (Archer, Bob’s Burgers) David Cross (Mr Show) and special guests. (NYC Live Debut)
- How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black. Michael Ian Black is on a quest to find out: “just how do you become an amazing person?” This podcast sets out to answer that question by interviewing AMAZING guests. Andy Borowitz (The New Yorker) will join Michael for this special live show. (NYC Live Debut)
- The Majority Report, the daily political podcast featuring host Sam Seder (Bob’s Burgers) comes to PodFest with guests Janeane Garofalo (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp) and journalist Matt Taibbi (Rolling Stone). (Live Debut)
- Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show. Kids In The Hall’s Kevin McDonald hosts this live variety show podcast featuring sketches, music, and special guests. Joining Kevin will be the legendary Mike Myers (SNL, Austin Powers).
- The Bowery Boys. For over a decade, Greg Young and Tom Meyers have exposed their listeners to the history of New York City. Now Greg and Tom celebrate their 10 year anniversary with a special show moderated by Nat Towsen (UCB). This show will be followed by a signing for their book Adventures in Old New York. (Live Debut)
To buy tickets and check out a full list of shows, click here.