photos by David Andrako (Bell House) and Ryan Muir (Union Hall)

Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman & Eugene Mirman @ The Bell House 9/14/2012
Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Friday night saw (9/14) the 2012 edition of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival expand to two venues, with Union Hall playing host to "This Is The Night These Comics Get Discovered and Become Stars!" and The Bell House hosting "StarTalk Live! with Neil deGrasse Tyson." The former event featured stand-up comedy from upstarts like Phoebe Robinson, Nick Turner, Greg Johnson and more, while the latter was a discussion featuring Mr. Mirman himself, Sarah Silverman, Jim Gaffigan and more (Sarah and Jim were both special guests at the same venue the night before). Pictures from both Friday night events are in this post.

Today (9/15) the festival expanded even further, encompassing three shows (an afternoon show and two night events) at the two Brooklyn spaces: "Uh Oh: Dangerous, Inappropriate Comedy For Teenagers" happened in the day and "Comedians Two to Five Years Away From Their Own TV Shows" at night at Union Hall; as well as "Talent Show presents: Speech & Debate" at The Bell House.

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Star Talk Live at the Bell House with Eugene Mirman,Neil deGrasse Tyson, David Grinspoon (astrobiologist), Sarah Silverman & Jim Gaffigan

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

This Is The Night These Comics Get Discovered and Become Stars at Union Hall

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Brent Sullivan

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Brooke Van Poppelen

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Damien Lemon

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Greg Johnson

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Nick Turner

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Phoebe Robinson

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures

Eugene Mirman 2012 Comedy Festival - Day 2 in Pictures