NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 1/13/09

January 13, 2009

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Helen Hong

Helen Hong

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 Dan St. Germain, Vicky Kuperman, Alice Wetterlund, Ashley Adler, Doug Adler, and Cory Jarvis—at John Morrison’s Broadway Motel (6:00 pm),

a genuine book club discussion of Twilight—mixed with improvised scenes and audience participation!—at a new show that sounds way fun: The Bibliophiles Appreciation Consortium (7:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] David Gallaher & Steve Ellis of the Web-based High Moon (a comic about cowboys vs. werewolves) 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 Ragnaröck, The Scam, The Law Firm, Bastian, and DeCoster—at Harold Night (8:00 pm),

sharp NYC comics Pat Dixon (Comedy Central), Helen Hong (TLC), Dan St. Germain (MTV), Mike Drucker (SNL, The Onion), RG Daniels (Sunday Night Stand-Up), and Mick Diflo at John Morrison’s Morrison Motel (8:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] and maybe comedy superstar Jim Gaffigan, plus stand-ups Jackie Kashian (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), Eric Drysdale (emmy-winning writer for The Daily Show & The Colbert Report), Baron Vaughn (MTV, VH1), and Nick Stevens (VH1) at the wonderful Seth Herzog’s Sweet (9:00 pm).

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