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See the full lineup for this month's Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

Our new monthly comedy show is back at Carolines on April 29 with another incredible roster of comics

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Ted Alexandro’s picks for the smartest comedy shows in NYC

The calm, considered Ted Alexandro is a much-needed breath of fresh air

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The best comedy shows in NYC tonight

Find all the best comedy shows, including stand-up, improv and sketch, happening tonight in New York

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The top free comedy shows in NYC

Laugh along to both budding and established local comedians at these free comedy shows

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New York's top comedy clubs

When it comes to comedy clubs, NYC really has the best of the best

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Best comedy events in NYC: Critics’ picks

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The Stepfathers

The well-respected group, whose founders include Chris Gethard and Saturday Night Live's Bobby Moynihan, create patient, smart improv in this flagship show.

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If You Build It

For years, Girl Code writer and Broad City contributor Kara Klenk has been showcasing her favorite stand-ups in this popular weekly show.

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Desperation Tonight with Pat Dixon

The only thing desperate about this show is Dixon's desire to make it great. He does that and more with a fully stacked lineup of stand-ups and improvisers, a live band, prizes, audience interviews and special guests.

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Comedy at the Knitting Factory

This wildly popular weekly show—originally created by the delightfully understated Hannibal Buress (Broad City's Lincoln)—is hosted by Will Miles, Clark Jones and Kenny DeForest, and features the funniest pros and up-and-comers. Past guests include Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Bridget Everett and Method Man.

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Upcoming NYC comedy events

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Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

The comedian and actor invites Lewis Black to the live recording of his popular podcast, where Gottfried discusses crazy past and present Hollywood stories with artists he admires.

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Comedy Central's Corporate Retreat

The network brings out some of its favorite young talents to test out longer sets in this night of stand-up.

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The Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

Time Out New York’s brand new monthly show launches tonight with some of the biggest names on the NYC comedy scene, including Gary Gulman, Bonnie McFarlane, Ted Alexandro, Michelle Wolf and others.

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New Release Day with Christian Finnegan

Stand-up and former Best Week Ever cast member Christian Finnegan brings togther comics, writers and musicians to perform their newest material for the first time.

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Top comedy stories

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Phil Hanley talks crowd work and lumberjacks

Get to know the host of the first edition of the Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

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Gary Gulman talks NYC vs. L.A. ahead of his show at Highline Ballroom

Get to know the affable stand-up who can rationalize everything from ukulele playing to stealing from Whole Foods

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Adam DeVine talks Workaholics, comedic inspirations and his future

The stand-up and Modern Family star hates egg whites and barf, and just might be turning into an adult asshole

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Bob Odenkirk talks Better Call Saul

Comedy vet and supporting player Bob Odenkirk hits the big time, starring in his very own spin-off, Better Call Saul

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Jeffrey Ross’s tips for Valentine’s Day victory

Roastmaster General Jeffrey Ross swears by laughing, planning ahead and trying out that other kind of S&M

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Whitney Cummings talks sitcoms, NYC and her renewed passion for stand-up

The sharp-tongued comedian is back in the city and taking over Carolines on Broadway

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