“If anyone knows of a larger venue in Brooklyn, I’d love to hear about it,” he told The Beat, reflecting NYC’s acute lack of affordable venues. “In the past we briefly considered moving BCGF to One Hanson Place, but the rental was literally ten times the cost for 1.5 times the space.”
“I’m honestly content to keep it medium-sized and crowded,” he concluded. “It’s a free show.”
So yeah, NYC is a tough town and if a church basement becomes a shrine to the best in comics, maybe that’s how it’s meant to be.