Anyone who’s anyone in Chicago, from sassy rapper Kid Sister, to teen fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson, to former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville, have sat on humor columnist Mark Bazer’s couch for The Interview Show (which you can see on Now, for the first time, this charming personality leaves his cozy Chicago venue the Hideout to see what New York’s all about. Joining him on stage at Union Hall in Brooklyn will be hip-hop trio Das Racist, who will discuss their forthcoming album, Relax; Prune’s chef Gabrielle Hamilton will talk about her book, Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef; and comedian Eugene Mirman will be there to say funny things. Don’t worry, Bazer, only most of what you’ve heard about New York audiences is true. A

Thu., May 5, 8 p.m., 2011