Uptown Showdown: Children vs. Pets

http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/8901/Comedy-Literature/uptown-showdown-children-vs-pets-

You never know what to expect at this bi-monthly, wacky debate series that brings together two teams of comedians, writers and performers to face-off on a chosen topic, such as which dessert is superior pie or cake and is it better to be comfortable or fashionable?

This installment includes Uptown Showdown favorite Maeve HigginsBaratunde Thurston (How to Be Black), Jo Firestone (Dr.Gameshow on WFMU), Abbi Crutchfield (People Now), Chris Duffy (You’re the Expert), and more.  Hosted by Matthew Love

Debaters will argue these lingering questions, drawing from historical fact and personal-opinion in equal measure, and with plenty of silliness and audience participation. Forget about school reform and health care, these issues, heatedly argued by some of the funniest, smartest, intensely wacky creative thinkers around, are the topics that keep us awake at night....in a good way. Winner decided by the audience.