K.s Horace and Pete) performs a fresh, clever one-man show involving putting different objects on the table in front of him and sharing thoughts evoked by how they look and feel: Julio Torres: My Favorite Shapes ( pm, , Brooklyn's Union Hall at 702 Union Street; take R subway to Union Street) Thursday 2/15: Bobby Tisdale (former staff writer for Jimmy Fallon; voice of Zeke on Bob's Burgers; numerous other TV credits, and NYC downtown comedy pioneer) hosts this out-of-the-box comedy show that features typically superb alternative comics (TBA): The Wards of Merkin ( pm, , Brooklyn's Littlefield (635 Sackett Street; take R subway to Union Street) Thursday 2/15: Jean Grae & John Hodgman have written topics on a carnival wheel.In this show they spin the wheel and then chat about whatever subject they land on, along with a surprise guest. : Jean and John ( pm, , The Bell House at 149 7th Street; take R subway to 9th Street or F/G to Fourth Avenue) Thursday 2/15: Emily Mathwich demonstrated she's a sharp writer and highly compelling comedic actress at last year's Solocom, for which she performed a mini-play about a post-apocalyptic world where her only hope for survival was to form a relationship with i Phone's Siri.( pm; —which includes a second show, How to Write a Book: The Play; UCB Hell's Kitchen at 555 West 42nd Street) Friday 2/23: Highly talented hip-hop improv group North Coast attempts to create a Hamilton on the spot by making up a musical based on an audience suggestion of a famous historical figure: Anybody: An Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera ( pm, , LES' Caveat at 21-A Clinton Street; take F/J/M/Z subway to Delancey Street/Essex Street) Saturday 2/24: Comics and comedic storytellers (TBA) join pioneering sketch comic and storyteller Kevin Allison (The State) to tell well-crafted tales of comedic adventure: Risk!( pm, , LES' Caveat at 21-A Clinton Street; take F/J/M/Z subway to Delancey Street/Essex Street) Saturday 2/24: A unique game show in which an oddball Internet video is screened, and then over a dozen contestants have three minutes to prepare a dance routine inspired by what everyone just experienced.Helping out are unlucky-in-love guests James Dwyer (above left; Master of None; co-star of UCB's A Big Dumb Thing), Nayomi Reghay (dating columnist for The Daily Dot), and Julia Young (MTV's Joking Off): Mike and Caroline Know Love ( pm, , LES' Caveat at 21-A Clinton Street; take F/J/M/Z subway to Delancey Street/Essex Street) Tuesday 2/13: PLEASE NOTE: This show has been canceled for 2/13. If you purchased a ticket online, you'll be refunded automatically.The spectacular Jo Firestone (one of the most relentlessly inventive comics in the biz; staff writer for Jimmy Fallon; star of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents special; radio host of WFMU's Dr.K.s Horace and Pete) performs a fresh, clever one-man show involving putting different objects on the table in front of him and sharing thoughts evoked by how they look and feel: Julio Torres: My Favorite Shapes ( pm, , Brooklyn's Union Hall at 702 Union Street; take R subway to Union Street) Tuesday 2/13: Typically sharp comics (TBA) present funny lectures on silly topics—e.g., "Octopuses: Squishy Satans of the Sea"—produced by Kara Klenk (writer for MTV's Girl Code & Guy Code and contributor to Broad City; producer of If You Build It) and hosted by Jim Tews (rising star; Louie, Last Comic Standing; co-host of Fresh Out; New York Times bestselling author of Felines of New York; comedy album I Was in Band): Homeschooled—A Comedic Lecture Series ( pm, , UCB East at 153 East 3rd Street) Tuesday 2/13: Caroline Cotter (above right; Seth Meyers, College Humor; UCB improv group Goat) & Mike Camerlengo (MTV's Joking Off) host a Valentine's Eve show "to teach you how to find love and hold onto love.
Com (Eastville Comedy, Greenwich Village Comedy, Broadway Comedy, Dangerfield's) Massive NYC Theatre Discounts NYC Comedy Picks for February 2018 Last updated Sunday 2/11 Please note that these listings are updated frequently.
Tonight's yarn-spinners are Andy Christie (The New York Times, NPR, Moth Grand Slam champion, host of The Liar Show), Gastor Almonte (Comedy Centrals This Is Not Happening, host of Stoops2Stages, co-host of I'm Dead Comedy), and Catie Lazarus (The New York Times, host of Employee of the Month): Sideshow Goshko ( pm, Free!
, KGB Bar at 85 East 4th Street off Second Avenue) Thursday 2/22: Brothers Hari Kondabolu (David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central Presents; fascinating Tru TV documentary The Problem with Apu) and Ashok Kondabolu (Dap in Das Racist) spontaneously interact with each other, sharing family stories, discussing current events, and more for this podcast recording: Kondabolu Brothers Podcast Live ( pm, , Brooklyn's Littlefield at 635 Sackett Street; take R subway to Union Street) Thursday 2/22: Aparna Nancherla (one of the very finest stand-ups in the country; co-star of HBO's Crashing and 2 Dope Queens, Netflix's Master of None, and Comedy Central's Corporate; former writer for Seth Meyers; Conan O'Brien, @Midnight, Comedy Central Half Hour, comedy album Just Putting It Out There) is interviewed during a game of Jenga (as soon as the tower falls, the conversation ends), plus stand-up or storytelling by Chanel Ali, Melissa Diaz, and Savannah Des Ormeax hosted by Molly Mc Gaughey: Everything is Falling Apart ( pm, , Astoria Queens' QED: A Place to Show & Tell at 27-16 23rd Avenue) A glorious collection of hilarious film & TV clips and lectures by mass media experts hosted by super-fan Kevin Maher and friends, this month focusing on punk rock and related pop culture (for a sneak peek video, please click here), with guests Tenebrous Kate (host of the Bad Books For Bad People podcast), Kevin Rice (writer/producer/director of Tvs Ghoul A Go-Go), Heather Buckley (producer for Red Shirt Pictures), Marcus Pinn (creator of Pinnland Empire), Christopher Funderburg (editor/writer for The Pink Smoke.com), and Kate Wilkinson (Wig Wurq website "judging pop culture's wigs from lace fronts to split ends"): Kevin Geeks Out Goes Punk!
In her new Adult Swim special, Eric lets his hyperactively surreal persona loose on France.
I don't know anything else about this show, but Eric is always worth watching.