NYC Top Comedy Choices for Tuesday 2/3/09

February 3, 2009

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Pete Holmes

Pete Holmes

Tonight’s recommendations for the best in New York City comedy (in chronological order, with top picks marked by colored 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 Doug Adler, Michael Buckley, Dan Cartwright, Dave Celestian, Nick Cobb, Chanelle Futrell, Jessie Geller, Cory Jarvis, and John Morrison—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 fun Auction! (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of the popular Scott Pilgrim series, joining in on a lively & hilarious discussion about four-color pop culture at Comic Book Club (8:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] witty writers offering delightfully silly explanations, ranging from how to become a superfan to how to raise an ape in your own home, in the Brooklyn comedic lecture show Adult Education (8:00 pm),

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

[TOP PICK] and brilliant stand-ups Pete Holmes (VH1’s Best Week Ever, Comedy Central, The New Yorker), Leo Allen (writer for Saturday Night Live 2002-2005, Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central), Matt McCarthy (Comedy Central, Verizon Fios commercials), and Roger Hailes (Chappelle’s Show, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1) at the wonderful Seth Herzog’s Sweet (9:00 pm).

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