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“I Don’t Think So, Honey!” with Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers
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“I Don’t Think So, Honey!” with Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers

The hosts of the addictively bitchy podcast Las Culturistas tell us what they’ve simply had it with in NYC

The best comedy shows in NYC this month
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The best comedy shows in NYC this month

Find all the best stand-up, improv, storytelling and sketch-comedy shows in NYC

The best spring comedy in NYC
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The best spring comedy in NYC

Don’t miss these stellar stand-up from your favorite big-name and rising comedians

Enter to perform in this diverse NYC comedy festival
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Enter to perform in this diverse NYC comedy festival

The Cinder Block team is offering early registration for women, people with disabilities, people of color and LGBT comedians until 3/7

Best comedy events in NYC: Critics’ picks

Thug Passion
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Thug Passion

A night of raw, unpredictable open-mic stand-up sets, all in honor of Tupac.

Bitches Brew
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Bitches Brew

Halyard's brings you jokes from a bunch of very funny ladies at this free weekly show

Side Ponytail
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Side Ponytail

Check out sets from guests like Josh Gondelman, Carmen Lynch and Corinne Fisher at this Monday night staple

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Lasers in the Jungle
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Lasers in the Jungle

You never know who might show up at a performance

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How to be Amazing with Michael Ian Black
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How to be Amazing with Michael Ian Black

The master of droll rolls into this live recording of his podcast How to Be Amazing

Ali Wong

Ali Wong

The Fresh Off the Boat scribe and American Housewife co-star attacks the Town Hall for two sets of merciless stand-up

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Mo’nique’s Mother’s Day Comedy Special
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Mo’nique’s Mother’s Day Comedy Special

It’s a rarity to see her onstage these days, and for this show, she delivers nasty, uproarious stand-up as only she can, along with her touring buddy and Atlanta vet Tone-X.

Late Night with Lani
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Late Night with Lani

Hostess Lani Harms is taking on the late-night scene with a "talk show" chock-full of sketch, improv and insane characters

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Rising New York comedians primed to break big
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Rising New York comedians primed to break big

Meet seven New York City comedians who are about to graduate to the big time

Samantha Bee talks Full Frontal and making political TV great—again
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Samantha Bee talks Full Frontal and making political TV great—again

On her show, Bee has savaged just about everyone, all with the gleeful come-at-me-bro attitude of a well-read Regina George

Billy Eichner talks Billy On the Street and why basic peeps suck
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Billy Eichner talks Billy On the Street and why basic peeps suck

“When people meet me, sometimes they’re almost disappointed by how normal and boring I am.”

John Early and Cole Escola talk 2017
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John Early and Cole Escola talk 2017

We asked Early and Escola to give us something to look forward to in 2017

Vanessa Bayer talks Brooklyn Comedy Festival
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Vanessa Bayer talks Brooklyn Comedy Festival

Before the festival, the hilarious New Yorker spoke to us about what she has up her sleeve

Phoebe Robinson on her new book of personal essays
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Phoebe Robinson on her new book of personal essays

The New York-based stand-up superstar speaks about 2 Dope Queens, her new book of essays and diversity in comedy