NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 1/6/09

January 6, 2009

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Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo

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 Meg Cupernall, Vicky Kuperman, Lisa Kaplan, Cory Jarvis, Doug Adler, and John Morrison—at John Morrison’s Broadway Motel (6:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] star comic book writer, comics columnist, and New York Times bestselling Star Trek novelist Peter David joining in on a lively & hilarious discussion about comic books at Comic Book Club (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] witty writers offering delightfully smart observations about where we’ve been and where we’re going on topics ranging from pizza to vampires in the free Brooklyn show Adult Education (8:00 pm),

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

[TOP PICK] and superstar & comedy genius Janeane Garofalo (HBO, FOX, movie star), magical comedic chameleon Livia Scott (Conan O’Brien, Goodnight OJ), brilliant musical improv duo Eliza Skinner & Glennis McMurray (I Eat Pandas), Michelle Collins (VH1, FOX), Ben Schwartz (SNL, David Letterman, Robot Chicken, Hot Sauce), and more at the wonderful Seth Herzog’s Sweet (9:00 pm).

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