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New York City’s best guide to comedy clubs, stand-up comedy, comedy venues and comedy events

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The best stand-up comedy on Netflix

There are dozens of great stand-up shows available, but these are the ten every comedy fan should see

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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 best weekly improv comedy club shows in NYC

See the absolute best of the city’s incredible improvised comedy scene at these hilarious regular shows

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See who's performing on this month's Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

We're extremely excited about this month's lineup, which features a who's who of our favorite comics

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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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Frantic!

One of the keys to a great weekly show is great regulars, and the Stand’s endlessly popular free show, hosted by Aaron Berg, has them in spades: The likes of Judah Friedlander and Aparna Nancherla are often on hand to supply the belly laughs.

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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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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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ComedyJuice

This revered weekly show features lots of worthy local stand-ups and often one or two big names, thanks to the draw of the top comedy giant.

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Upcoming NYC comedy events

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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.

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Harmon Leon in Yank Me

Comic and writer Leon has one verb associated with him more than any other: infiltrate. He has made his way into being a clothed extra in a porn film, the Christian Wrestling Federation and countless other odd places in the name of messing with people—and for a good story. He tells them all tonight.

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Craig Robinson

The stand-up and actor best known for his roles in The Office and Hot Tub Time Machine hits the stage to show off his hilarious and often musical talents.

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Richard Lewis

Lewis came kvetching back into the public eye with Curb Your Enthusiasm, but his self-deprecating recriminations have always been faintly audible somewhere. He wrote a book, managed to mark 100 appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman and has toured regularly. Take a bath in his neuroses and come away feeling cleaner yourself.

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Top comedy stories

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Jeff Garlin talks Curb, Girls Gone Wild and being a Twitter quitter

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star is back in town. Altogether now: Bum-bum-bum-badadada-da-da…

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Simon Amstell talks insecurities and being consistently adorable

The popular British comedian is back to expose himself to New York City (metaphorically speaking, of course)

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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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