Drunk Science Presents: Oceans
635 Sacket St.
718-855-3388 Price: $5-$8
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Faareha Khan (MTV, Sup Comedy), Chris Burns, Ziwe Fumudoh, Guest Scientist: Dr. Alicia Pérez-Porro
Chris Burns is a comic, writer, actor and a part-time Oracle and purveyor of fine comedy in the bay area for over seven years where she has honed her character-based, medium rare observational comedy that is chock full of insight and sadness. She is a regular at the Punchline and Cobbs comedy clubs in SF and has opened for Dana Carvey, Alex Borstein, W. Kamau Bell, Jackie Kashian, Tommy Johnagin, Sarah Colanna and Maz Jobrani. You can see Chris imitating her real life as a burned-out county social worker on the first and third seasons of Showtime’s hit show “Shameless.”
Ziwe Fumudoh is a comedienne based in New York City, USA, baby. Her jokes have been featured in the The Onion, Above Average, and Reductress. Additionally, her tweets have appeared in Buzzfeed, CNN, Cosmopolitan, The Fader, NPR, NYMAG, and other publications her mom hasn’t emailed to her… yet. Ziwe rhymes with Freeway.
Guest Scientist: Dr. Alicia Pérez-Porro
Alicia Pérez-Porro is a research associate at the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) Invertebrates Zoology Dept. working with marine sponges by day, and a board member of the Spanish Scientists in USA non-profit (ECUSA) by night. Alicia is a marine biologist who studies marine sponges and analyzes their genomes to answer questions about climate change. She started and chairs the Commission for Women in Science/MECUSA at ECUSA and is a proud member of the Homeward Bound 2018 team and a 2018 Women InPowerfellow. She is a passionate advocate for Women in Science and also a dancer.Buy tickets/get more info now