NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 11/25/08

November 25, 2008

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Tonight’s recommendations for the best in New York City comedy (in chronological order, with top picks marked by brackets) include:

the perfect show for short attention spans—open-mic stand-up with 4½ minutes per set and 25 comics crammed into 2½ hours, who tonight include Joe DeVito, Karen Batista, Ray Combs, Josh Comers, and Luke Cunningham—at John Morrison’s Broadway Motel (6:00 pm),

comedians getting rid of their stuff by telling tales about the items and then selling to the highest bidder at the very fun Auction! (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] comics creators Marc Bernardin (Monster Attack Network, Highwayman) and Neil Kleid (, Brownsville) joining in on a lively & hilarious discussion about comic books at Comic Book Club (8:00 pm),

three full hours of improv for only five bucks—tonight featuring UCBT house troupes Whorenado, The Law Firm, Ragnaröck, Bastian, and The F*cking Kennedys—at Harold Night (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] and star Demetri Martin testing out material for his upcoming new TV show Important Things, plus rising star character performer Thomas Middleditch (Baby Wants Candy), and sharp stand-ups Hannibal Buress (Comedy Central) and Craig Baldo (Conan O’Brien) at one of the finest and funniest shows in NYC, the wonderful Seth Herzog’s Sweet (9:00 pm).

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