Brooklyn Podcast Festival: 2019 lineup & tix
Back for a second year, the 2019 Brooklyn Podcast Festival happens January 10-13 at The Bell House, Union Hall, and BRIC House. The lineup this year includes NPR’s “Ask Me Another” and “Pop Culture Happy Hour,” Sam Seder‘s “The Majority Report,” Vulture‘s “Inside Jokes,” Jezebel’s “Dirtcast,” Jo Firestone‘s Earwolf show “Dr. Gameshow,” Emma Willmann and Matteo Lane‘s “Inside the Closet,” Yeode Travis’ “Dark Tank,” Tom Thakkar‘s “bad” music podcast “Stand by Your Band,” and more.
Tickets for all Brooklyn Podcast Festival shows are on sale now. More podcasts may still be added, but the 2019 Brooklyn Podcast Festival lineup and schedule, as it stands now, are listed below.
BROOKLYN PODCAST FESTIVAL – 2019 LINEUP
NPR Ask Me Another
Jan 10, 2019, 1:00 PM @ The Bell House
A celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres, the artists who create them, and the community surrounding them.
Live from BRIC Radio
Jan 10, 2019, 7:00 PM @ BRIC
BRIC Radio is Brooklyn’s independent podcasting network, amplifying voices and stories that reflect the diversity and creative spirit of the borough’s communities.
Jan 10, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Union Hall
Jo Firestone and Manolo Moreno play listener-created games with their comedian friends and listener call-ins. Listen as Jo and Manolo struggle through these outrageous games submitted by people all over the world, from New Jersey to Pakistan.
Inside the Closet
Jan 10, 2019, 10:00 PM @ Union Hall
The brainchild of Emma Willmann and Matteo Lane. Their podcast acts as a window into their close friendship and the real conversations between comedians. Inside the Closet offers a genuine and candid look at what goes on backstage at a comedy show.
The Bowery Boys
Jan 11, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The Bell House
New York City history is America’s history. Most people know its familiar landmarks, buildings, and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it? Hosted by Greg Young and Tom Meyers.
Good One: A Podcast About Jokes
Jan 11, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Union Hall
Have you ever wondered how your favorite joke goes from a spark in a comedian’s brain to what you see onstage? Good One, Vulture’s podcast about jokes and those who tell them, is the show for you. Special guest TBA.
The Unofficial Expert
Jan 11, 2019, 10:00 PM @ Union Hall
Join Sydnee Washington & Marie Faustin as they sit down with comedians and people of the culture to talk about their fields of expertise. Sydnee & Marie put their guests’ expertise to the test.
Jan 11, 2019, 10:00 PM @ The Bell House
Catherine Cohen and Pat Regan talk about “boys, sex, fucking, dating, and love. Cat and Pat invite a non-boring guest to dish the dirt on living, laughing, and yeah…loving.
NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour
Jan 12, 2019, 5:00 PM @ The Bell House
Every week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR contributors Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, and Glen Weldon gather for a thoughtful, funny, spirited discussion of the best and worst in pop culture.
Jan 12, 2019, 10:00 PM @ Union Hall
Dark Tank is a podcast where white people try their best. In each episode, Yedoye Travis asks a melanin-deficient guest to undo the mistakes of the past by pitching solutions to pressing minority issues–to a panel of people of color.
The Majority Report
Jan 13, 2019, 2:30 PM @ The Bell House
A daily, political talk show packed full of news, insightful commentary and intelligent interviews with some of the most respected minds in politics and world affairs.
Jan 13, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The Bell House
Madeleine Davies and Megan Reynolds dig deep into shallow industry of celebrity gossip, giving you an inside look at how famous people, publicists, tabloids, and even things like Scientology come together to create the celebrity news you love to hate.
Stand By Your Band
Jan 13, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Union Hall
Tom Thakkar and Tommy McNamara defend the bands that society loves to hate along with passionate guests!