Invite Them Up with Eugene Mirman and Bobby Tisdale with Derrick Brown, Josie Long, Seaton Smith and musical guest Robyn Hitchcock
Derrick C. Brown is the winner of the 2013 Texas Book of The Year award for Poetry. He is a former paratrooper for the 82nd airborne and is the president of one of what Forbes and Filter Magazine call “…one of the best independent presses in the country,” Write Bloody Publishing. He is the author of four books of poetry. The New York Times calls his work “…a rekindling of faith in the weird, hilarious, shocking... Read More →
Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). | | Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as... Read More →
Photo credit: Idil Sukan Draw HQ | | Often described as a unique voice in comedy, Josie Long is one of the most respected comedians of her generation. Having started stand-up at age 14, she went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award and came in second in “So You Think You're Funny” at age 17. | | Josie went on to support Stewart Lee on his national tour, winning Chortle UK's Best Newcomer (2005) and Breakthrough Act (2007) awards... Read More →
Brooklyn resident Eugene Mirman escaped the clutches of Russian communism at the age of four when his family immigrated from Moscow to Lexington, MA (where along with Paul Revere and John Adams he kicked off the American revolution). He attended Hampshire College and designed his own major of Comedy – doing a one-hour standup act as his thesis (for which he was made fun of, don’t worry). | | Eugene currently stars as the voice of... Read More →
Seaton Smith is a comedian and actor. In late 2014, Seaton made his television debut as ‘Motif’ on Fox's "Mulaney." | | Soon after, in 2015, he had a breakout performance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." He later appeared on "Inside Amy Schumer" and the fifth season of HBO's "Girls." He is a regular on Comedy Central's "Nightly Show." | | Vulture named him one of the 50 comedians you should know in 2015; "He's bursting with energy in... Read More →
Bobby Tisdale plays Zeke on "Bob's Burgers," hosts Ward of Merkin in Brooklyn, and was a writer on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." He has been hosting Invite Them Up with Eugene Mirman for many years. Party.