‘Gowanus Idol’ @ The Bell House! (Eugene Mirman Comedy Fest Night 1…. IN PICS) — Bridget Everett, Dave Hill, Jon Glaser & more
Dave Hill, Eugene Mirman, Amy Schumer, Bridget Everett,
The 7th Annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival began last night at the Bell House with a singing competition for comedians dubbed Gowanus Idol judged by festival founder Eugene Mirman along with Amy Schumer, NPR’s This American Life host Ira Glass, and comedian Jon Glaser as Derrick Brown’s dad. He took over as judge when Amy had to leave.
Tickets are still available to see 5 Comics to Watch Get on Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch List featuring Mehran Khaghani, Michelle Wolf, Phoebe Robinson, Janelle James, Joe Zimmerman, host Josh Gondelman at Union Hall tonight, and for the Bell House’s A Night of Cutie-Pies with Nick Thune, Jon Glaser, Karen Kilgariff, and SNL’s new Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che.
Spoiler: Bridget Everett won the competition. Catch her show at Joe’s Pub called ROCK BOTTOM, which we saw last week. It’s been extended until October 16th.
Pictures from the Bell House continue below…
Hosts Kevin Townley and Elna Baker – "Be My Baby"
the judges for Gowanus Idol – Eugene Mirman, Amy Schumer, and Ira Glass
Eliot Glazer – "I Got My Mind Set on You"
Carolyn Castiglia – "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Joseph Keckler – Shroom Trip Opera <iframe width="480" height="270" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Vr2D63oj8Uo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Bobby Tisdale and the Not Bads
Derrick Brownand Amber Tamblyn – "Drops of Jupiter" [Amber]
Jon Glaser – Derrick Brown’s dad
Jordan Carlos – Beast of Burden
Jena Friedman – "Dancer in the Dark"
Dave Hill – "Sexual Healing"
Bridget Everett – winner of Gowanus Idol