Here are some pics from the holiday comedy show that we recorded at a club in Brooklyn called Littlefield. Photos by Alden Ford.
The sign outside of Littlefield
The show rundown, taped up back stage
View from the stage
Ira Glass reading the prologue to the show
Performers back stage, laughing as Ira plays holiday jokes made up by third graders.
Wyatt Cenac telling a story about spreading Christmas cheer in a prison in Texas
Edith Zimmerman: "You can’t marry cookies!"
Edith Zimmerman performing as Ira watches from backstage
Ira Glass shows off the X-Men / This American Life poster, which he gave away to an audience member who told a holiday joke on stage.
Mike Birbiglia: "They could tell I was a talker."
Jenny Slate and Gabe Liedman
Julian McCullough: "...and we were both DEAD ON."
Dave Hill singing. Doug Gillard on guitar.
Dave Hill: "And baby please don’t come home!"