At 10:24am today, a message landed in my inbox entitled Wards of Merkin Come Back Show!!! May 13th (New Venue). This was exciting news, and I RSVPd immediately. Wards is a show hosted by comedic wunderkind Bobby Tisdale and besides being one of the greatest comedy gatherings in Brooklyn, it also happens to be home to one of my life’s most embarrassing moments; I was called up to give the ceremonial toast and completely blew it. I hate standing in front of a room full of people who I can’t see because of stage lighting and as hard as I tried to play it cool, I was shitting twinkies and the audience were subjected to a serious episode of awkwardness. ANYWHOOZLE, following a really long hiatus and a preceding scatter-shot show schedule, Wards is back! The show will take place on Friday May 13th at the Church of the Ascension, which is at 122 Kent in Greenpoint (see map below). Unfortunately, the show sold out in under an hour, but it wouldn’t hurt to throw your name in the hat anyway (see main image for instructions) just in case people bail. And, heck, maybe just show up and see if there’s room for you. It’s BYOB and some of the most fun you’ll ever have, guaranteed.