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The best weekly comedy shows in NYC

There are so many great comedy shows in NYC to choose from, but these are the most consistently hilarious

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Exclusive: Here’s the full lineup for Bad Assery: The Women and Comedy Conference

It’s hard to deny that the comedy world is still a very male dominated place, with women severely underrepresented in both visible comedy roles and writers’ rooms

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11 things not to do at comedy shows

You’re a wonderful audience member. But your friend is an idiot.

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Night Train with Wyatt Cenac

Former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, welcomes great young New York comics

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The best comedy clubs in New York

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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Natasha Leggero

Wearing evening gloves and casting seductive glances, this stand-up projects an air of Audrey Hepburn or Jackie O; her act, however, quickly punctures that veneer. She slings mud at the innumerable plebeians she encounters, but audiences forgive her assult on the easy targets when under the sway of her assured, snotty authority.

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Running Late with Scott Rogowsky

With his dad playing the affable sidekick, Scott Rogowsky welcomes comics, local personalities and musical acts to this variety and talk show. Previous guests include Steve Buscemi, David Cross, Gilbert Gottfried and David Wain.

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Creek Cave Live

Peggy O'Leary hosts this touring show featuring the Creek and the Cave's favorite alternative stand-ups in NYC.

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The Mehran Show

On Mondays, Mehran Khaghani, a "former raver" and "psychedelic refugee," hosts this partylike stand-up showcase and features comedians who share his fun, irreverent sensibilities.

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Upcoming NYC comedy events

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ASSSSCAT 3000

NYC’s long-form improv royalty (including UCBT and SNL folk) play pickup-game style in this famous long-running show.

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Night Train with Wyatt Cenac

This weekly offering, hosted with a cool head and a warm heart by former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, welcomes great young New York comics and noteworthy out-of-towners.

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Whiplash

This wildly popular show, started by Leo Allen and adopted by Aparna Nancherla, has run for more than five years and been home to the best up-and-comers and biggest names in comedy.

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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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Top comedy stories

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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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Sara Schaefer interview

The former Nikki & Sara Live co-host talks gender representation and toilet naps

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Ari Shaffir interview

The acerbic comedian talks about mushrooms, more mushrooms, and…actually, we mostly just talked about mushrooms

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