with Akilah Hughes, Leslye Headland, Selena Coppock & Robin Gelfenbien
Sun December 18th, 2016
Minimum Age: 21+
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Show Time: 8:00PM
Event Ticket: $15
SUNDAY NIGHT SEX TALKS and The Gallery at LPR are proud to present a night of live stories on love and sex with all proceeds benefitting Planned Parenthood. After a packed September show, Jessie Rosen’s LA storytelling series is back for more raucous and moving tales by notable New Yorkers – the time on the theme “best laid plans.” Please join us to support an important cause at a very important time.
Rosen is the LA-based creator and producer of SUNDAY NIGHT SEX TALKS. She is also a Time Top 25 Blogger for her website 20-Nothings.com which was named a Forbes Top 100 Websites for Women and Top 10 Website for Millennials.
Akilah Hughes is a writer, comedian, and YouTuber residing in Brooklyn, NY. She’s been a digital correspondent for MTV, Fusion, Comedy Central, and more. A Sundance Labs Fellow, Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is publishing a collection of her personal essays. Her comedic YouTube channel, “It’s Akilah, Obviously!” has amassed more than 150,000 subscribers.
Selena Coppock is a standup comedian, writer, author, and storyteller based in NYC. She has been called a “dark horse audiences never see coming” by The Village Voice and an “impressive young talent” by the New York Times. Bustle called her one of the 8 Funniest Feminists on Twitter and TheFrisky ranked her one of the 25 Funniest Feminists on Twitter. She is the creator of @NYTVows, the parody Twitter and Instagram account that lampoons the New York Times Wedding section.
Selena was recently seen in the Amazon Prime sitcom RED OAKS and has been seen on Bravo, Lifetime, VH1, CollegeHumor.com, RooftopComedy.com, and elsewhere. In May 2013, she published her debut book, THE NEW RULES FOR BLONDES (HarperCollins), a collection of personal essays celebrating and subverting the blonde stereotype.
Her writing has also been featured on Jezebel, McSweeney’s, Reductress, The Loom, xoJane, Huffington Post, TheFrisky, and she was a creative consultant to TVLand’s Younger. Her first standup album, Seen Better Days, will be released December 5th by Little Lamb Recordings.
Robin Gelfenbien is a NYC-based comedian, storyteller and writer.
As a storyteller, Robin has performed at The Moth, RISK!, Mortified and more. She is the creator of the podcastand live storytelling series, “Yum’s the Word,” that features her homemade ice cream cakes. The show has been named a Time Out New York Critic’s Pick, one of “5 Best Storytelling Series in New York” by CBS New York and Bon Appetit raved, “We love Yum’s the Word.”