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Lena Dunham, Sarah Silverman Yuck It Up at New Yorker Festival

By Lisa Marsh | October 8, 2012 8:50am

MIDTOWN — "Girls" creator Lena Dunham and comedienne Sarah Silverman joined literary titan Gay Talese and actor Dustin Hoffman at a closing-night party for the New Yorker Festival Sunday night.

The celebration of arts and literature drew a host of celebs to the Andaz 5th Avenue in MIdtown for the festival-ending shindig.

Earlier in the day, "Portlandia" stars Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen discussed their show as part of the weekend-long event.

In addition, after a special screening of his new film "Quartet," Hoffman spoke about the film he directed based on retired opera singers.