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NYC comedy roundup: Mark Normand, Michelle Buteau, Nikki Glaser, Birbiglia & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Did you catch John Mulaney at Radio City or at one of the much smaller appearances he made recently? Here’s another listing of upcoming comedy shows.

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SNL’s Michael Che playing the Cellar, did Jean & John who covered Mountain Goats

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tickets are on sale now for an upcoming Michael Che show, and for the next edition of Jean and John. Links and more on all that (and how much Jean Grae loved Black Panther), within…

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NYC comedy roundup: Phoebe Robinson, Todd Barry, Aparna Nancherla, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Janeane Garofalo, Jon Glaser, Chris Gethard, Jen Kirkman, Jo Firestone, Michael Che, Bridgett Everett, and more upcoming NYC comedy

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Chris Rock releasing new Netflix special (taped at BAM) on Valentine’s Day

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You may recall Chris Rock taped a new standup special for Netflix at BAM last fall. Netflix has just announced that that special is called “Tambourine” — his first in 10 years — and it’s out Valentine’s Day (aka tomorrow).

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John Mulaney doing smaller, surprise NYC sets ahead of Radio City run

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Mulaney’s seven-show Radio City Music Hall run begins this weekend (February 16 – 19, tickets) and he may warming up for them by doing drop ins at much smaller shows.

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Martin Lawrence bringing “LIT AF” tour with Adele Givens, JB Smoove & more to Barclays Center on 4/20

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Openers vary by date, and the Brooklyn show has Martin joined by fellow ‘Def Comedy Jam’ vets Adele Givens, JB Smoove (who you also know as Leon from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’), and more.

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Upright Citizens Brigade sued by Aaron Glaser for gender discrimination

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Aaron Glaser followed through on his plan to sue Upright Citizens Brigade after he was banned from his monthly show following multiple accusations of sexual assault, harassment, and rape.

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Comedy Central’s ‘Corporate’: pitch-black workplace satire w/ Ty Segall soundtrack

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

‘Corporate’ also stars Aparna Nancherla, and Aimee Mann is in an episode too.

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Patton Oswalt on new show ‘A.P. Bio’ (watch), appearing at NY Public Library

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Patton Oswalt is the one of the castmembers in NBC’s new Thursday night comedy, A.P. Bio, which was created by former Saturday Night Live writer and occasional performer Mike O’Brien, and stars Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).

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Sam Jay, Nikki Glaser, Greer Barnes & more upcoming NYC comedy

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Bobby Tisdale, Seth Herzog, a new monthly comedy series at The Public Hotel, “Anita Dick” and more laffs.

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Dave Chappelle, STEVIE WONDER, Erykah Badu, Alicia Keys & more played a NYC club before the Grammys

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Chappelle-hosted comedy, music, and more show also included Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, Bilal, Robert Glasper, DJ D-Nice, and still more.

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Jim Gaffigan touring, playing Butterboy in Brooklyn tonight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As he himself predicted he would, Jim Gaffigan lost the Best Comedy Album Grammy last night to Dave Chappelle. Maybe he’ll talk about that tonight when he makes a special appearance at Butterboy Comedy at Littlefield tonight (1/29)…

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Anthony Jeselnik touring, Josh Gondelman, Michael Che & more upcoming comedy shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Mike Birbiglia, Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone, Todd Barry, Jean Grae, John Hodgman, Sasheer Zamata, and more laffs.

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Lorde, Bleachers, The National & more performed at the Ally Coalition Talent Show (pics, video, recap)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Ally Coalition cofounders Jack and Rachel Antonoff were joined by Lorde, The National, Spoon, Shamir, Kacey Musgraves, Aparna Nancherla, Mike Birbiglia, Phoebe Robinson and Jacqueline Novak for a night of music and comedy, including lots of cover songs.

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NYC comedy roundup: Kondabolu Brothers, Nore Davis, Jo Firestone & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: ‘Stinker Lets Loose,’ Aparna Nancherla, Joe Firestone, Dave Hill and lot more laughs in NYC.

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Graham Coxon scored Netflix’s twisted teen series ‘The End of the F***ing World’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The End of the F***ing World is adapted from Charles S. Forsman’s acclaimed 2013 graphic novel that was published by Fantagraphics and recently debuted on Netflix. You can listen to the soundtrack…

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Dr. Demento presents star-studded punk tribute LP (Misfits, Weird Al, William Shatner & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A whole bunch of punk, new wave, indie/alt rock artists have come together to pay tribute to beloved radio personality and novelty music guru Dr. Demento on a new two-disc tribute titled Covered in Punk. Artists such as Nobunny, Joan Jett, The Dead Milkmen, Colleen Green, The Meatmen, Shonen Knife, The Vandals, Fred Schneider, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Los Straitjackets, Misfits, and more have covered classic songs that were staples of Dr Demento’s radio show…

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