Cast & Contributors to In Your Face New York:

Mo Rocca Headshot

Mo Rocca

Nancy Giles

Bianca Bosker

Judy Kuhn

Jonathan Santlofer

David Leisner

Julian Velard

Sybil Sage

Sybil Sage

Eleanor Reissa

Nicole Krauss

Roz Chast

Roz Chast

Cartoonist, New Yorker

Amanda Ryan Paige

Baratunde Thurston

Eli Ganias

Isaac Mizrahi

Larry D. Hylton

La Tanya Hall

James Naughton

James Naughton

Broadway Star

Randy Cohen

Randy Cohen

Former Ethicist, New York TImes

Alysia Reiner

Actor, Orange is the New Black

David Basche


Patricia Volk

Cristina Cote

Cristina Cote

Host & Creator of HERsterical

Andrew Rein

Writer, Actor

Julie Rottenberg

Writer, Producer

Vin Knight

Elevator Repair Service


Gian-Carla Tisera

Jazz Musician

Cathyrn Mudon

Actor, Improviser

Harry Zerler


Marjorie Ingalls

Author and blogger

Misha Dichter

Legendary Classical Pianist

Lily Tomlin

Acclaimed actor

The Tee Tones

A capella soul group

Grant Shaud

Man: The Go Getters

Ted Koch


Katie Halper

Comic, writer, blogger, satirist, filmmaker

Katie Goodman

Actress, comedy writer, activist, musical comedian

Joey Slotnick

Jeremy: The Go Getters

Soledad O’Brien

Award-winning journalist, producer, and philanthropist

Robin "Goldie" Goldwasser

Waitress/Singer: The Go Getters

Clea Lewis

Claire: The Go Getters

Arturo O’Farrill

Founder of Afro Latin Jazz Alliance

Soren Kisiel

co-writer: My Mid-Life Crisis Song

Alec Holland

co-writer/director: The Go-Getters

Peter Ackerman

co-writer: The Go-Getters

Jen Glantz

Professional Bridesmaid, Author

Keli Goff

WNYC Host, Screenwriter and Columnist

Flor de Toloache

NY's only all-female Mariachi Band

Sarah Jones

Playwright, Performer

Bob Balaban

Actor, Writer, Director

Brian Lehrer

Brian Lehrer

Host of WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show

Ivy Austin

Ivy Austin

A Prairie Home Companion, The Thalia Follies

Dr. Josh Bazell

Sorry You Asked

Rebecca Donner

Novelist and Vocalist

Invisible Familiars

Invisible Familiars

Brooklyn Rock Rocks

Carolyn Leonhart

Jazz Vocalist

Jay Leonhart

Jay Leonhart

Jazz Legend. Musical Director, IYFNY

Patricia Marx

Writer, The New Yorker

Eric Poindexter

Yip Harburg Foundation

The Chalks

From Boggy Depot, OKlahoma Via the Abraham Lincoln Tunnel

Gregorio Uribe

Gregorio Uribe

Latin Jazz Bandleader, Composer, Singer

Bruce Weber

Bruce Weber

NY Times Writer--Who's Dead?

Jon Wertheim

Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated

Eliza Zuritsky

Elisa Zuritsky

Executive Producer, Odd Mom Out