Lust, Brains, and Taste

  • Museum of Food and Drink 62 Bayard Street Brooklyn, NY, 11222 United States

Leave your inhibitions at the door for the MOFAD debut of Lust, Brains, and Taste! Join our friends Guerilla Science for a titillating evening exploring how taste, smell, and all of our other senses drive attraction and desire.

This evening of unexpected experiments and connections, led by comedian and You're the Expert host Chris Duffy, will let participants see, hear, smell, touch, taste, and move their way through six rounds of hands-on activities. Along the way, guests will experience a greater understanding of the subconscious processes that drive our attraction to each other.

About Guerilla Science
Guerilla Science creates events and installations in festivals, cultural institutions, public spaces, and branded settings to connect people with science in new ways. Guerilla Science projects have been featured in the New York Times, New Yorker, Vice, The Guardian, and many more.

About Chris Duffy
Chris Duffy is a standup comedian, television writer, and radio/podcast host. His shows have been featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, LA Weekly, and in The Onion A.V. Club. Chris has appeared on National Geographic's Explorer, performed standup on Dreams TV, and written for numerous shows and pilots. He is the creator and host of You're the Expert, a live show, podcast, and public radio program where three comedians try to guess what a scientist studies all day. Chris is both a former fifth grade teacher and a former fifth grade student.

Pete's Candy Store Drink Special
Pete's Candy Store is one of MOFAD's wonderful neighborhood partners. Pete's is creating a one-off "aphrodisiac" cocktail in honor of this event and MOFAD attendees can purchase it for the special price of $8. All other drinks are $1 off all night.
Simply show the bartender your MOFAD sticker (given to you upon entry to the event).
709 Lorimer between Richardson and Frost.

 

Photo credit via Marina McClure on Flickr