I’ve done standup, storytelling, panels, and the like everywhere from Joe’s Pub, Gotham Comedy Club, and the Belly Room to the 92nd Street Y and the UN. I also co-produce shows/wrangle comedy talent for JUSTICE!* I am a co-founder of Persisticon and creator of Breakthrough’s Dudes Against Violence Against Women, Because DUH.

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Upcoming events:

Thursday, March 31, 2022, 7-9 pm ET

Harvard Radcliffe Institute presents: To Laugh Is Your Only Job


Friday, April 1, 2022, 9:30 am – 5 pm ET
Harvard Radcliffe Institute presents: To Laugh Is Human:  Gender and Comedy


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November 17, 2021
Live advice with Ginna Green, my co-host on A Bintel Brief: The Jewish Advice Podcast, presented by the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Jewish Life.
Who Knows One? Jewish geography game on Facebook Live

October 20, 2021

Have I Got A Story For You! The Forward’s 2021 Gala

Join us for a virtual evening of celebration, hosted by Forward journalists and Ginna and Lynn of A Bintel Brief podcast. Hear stories from celebrities, thought leaders and members of the Forward family from across the globe.

October 4, 2021

Bintel Live – A Bintel Brief by Forward Staff

February 1, 2021

Crazy Funny – a night of comedy about mental health

Hosted by Elsa Eli Waithe (NBC Stand Up, This American Life, BET).

October 18, 2020

6 pm ET

“If I Embarrass You, Tell Your Friends”: Jews Making Trouble, Jews Making Comedy

American Jewish historian Tony Michels (UW Madison) in conversation with practitioners and critics of comedy, including Jessica Chaffin, Jena Friedman, Lynn Harris, Michaela Watkins, and Josh Kun (USC, 2019-2020 Etta and Milton Leve Scholar-in-Residence), to discuss the outsized role that Jewish women have played as path-breaking comedic writers and performers.


May 5, 2020

Grown-Ass Lady Bedtime Stories, presented by Tue/Night. Live on Facebook and (ideally) Instagram at 8 PM EDT.

May 23, 2019

Campfire Stories: An evening of storytelling to benefit Park Slope Jewish Center

Gather round for a night of storytelling and music, celebrating Lag B’Omer and featuring meeeeee and other award-winning New York City writers, comedians, and master storytellers.

May 5, 2019

Persisticon III: There is No Planet B

January 30, 2019

Dudes Against Violence Against Women: Because Duh

October 21, 2018


September 13, 2018

How to be a killer presenter by using humor and exuding confidence

Want to be the presenter everyone actually looks forward to? The leader who can command a room or change the conversation with a funny retort? Join Robyn Hatcher, speaker, coach, and author of Standing Ovation Presentations and me! in a virtual conversation with Lesley Jane Seymour of The Covey Club. Plus: how to add humor to your PowerPoint without being cringey!

July 18, 2018

Dudes Against Violence Against Women: Because DUH

June 24, 2018


May 22, 2018


March 25, 2018

Persisticon. Co-founder of activist/fundraising brand. Inaugural event. Raised $18K for EMILY’s List and sold out the Bell House. Featuring Murray Hill, Bridget Everett, Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone, Sally Kohn, Negin Farsad, Michelle Buteau, Jaclyn Friedman, Ophira Eisenberg, Jon Glaser, Angie Pontani, and Dawn Drake and ZapOte.

March 8, 2018

GOLD Comedy comedy 101 workshop at Civic Hall, presented with Elsa Waithe


*Please contact me if you’d like me to advise you on comedy talent and strategy for your next event.