NYC Top Comedy Choices for Sunday 6/7/09

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John Hodgman

John Hodgman

Tonight’s recommendations for the best in New York City comedy (in chronological order, with top picks noted and shows over $10 marked with $) include:

[TOP PICK] [FREE] UCBT’s playground for celebrities and ace improvisors, ASSSSCAT 3000 (paid show at 7:30 pm, free show at 9:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] three of the most brilliant and hilarious stand-ups in the country—Todd Barry (David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central Presents, HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, Adult Swim, The Wrestler), Anthony Jeselnik (staff writer for NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; HBO, Comedy Central Presents, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Carson Daly), John Mulaney (staff writer for Saturday Night Live; Conan O’Brien, VH1’s Best Week Ever; 2008 ECNY Award for Best Male Stand-Up Comedian)—joining comedy giant Eugene Mirman (winner of the 2008 ECNY Award for Best Host) for his weekly shindig at Brooklyn’s Union Hall: Tearing the Veil of Maya (7:30 pm),

[TOP PICK] Dave Hill (one of the most original and hilarious alternative comics in the country; VH1, Spike TV, King of Miami, The New York Times, The Dave Hill Explosion), Sara Schaefer (delightful quick-witted comic; blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; VH1’s Best Week Ever, E!), Joe Mande (winner of the 2008 ECNY Award winner for Best Emerging Comic; co-host of live comedy show Totally J/K), Sean Patton (VH1, 2008 Montreal Just for Laughs Festival), and more at a free weekly LES show hosted by Greg Johnson: The Comedians (7:30 pm),

[FREE] Ali Wong (hilarious stand-up dynamo; The Onion), Greg Barris (MTV2’s, producer of Heart of Darkness), David Cope (co-host of NYC biweekly comedy show Extra Fancy), Selena Coppock (FOX, Boston Comedy Festival), and more at RG Daniels’ free Sunday Night Stand-Up (8:00 pm),

[FREE] Cassidy Henehan & Nick Turner (co-hosts of weekly NYC comedy show Too Cool for School), Ken Zimlinghaus (Sirius Satellite Radio’s Wake Up With Cosmo), and Adam Sokol at Vince Averill’s & Jesse Popp’s free stand-up show Beauty Bar Comedy (9:00 pm),

[TOP PICK] and acclaimed author, Daily Show correspondent, and faux PC in Mac ads performing a one-man show at Brooklyn’s Union Hall: John Hodgman (9:30 pm).

For a chance to win free tickets to a star-studded comedy club show, please click here.

For full details about tonight’s shows, please visit HyReviews.com.

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