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Thursday, October 29, 2009

3 Chord Comedy Show at The Velvet Lounge this Friday

From Eli:

It's early enough, you'll still have time for other parties later.
A rare one-- we're bringin' down some comics from New York- with an "Onion News Network" contributer and UCB regular in their ranks.

October 30th
7 pm
Velvet Lounge (915 U St.)

Zach Broussard (The Onion News Network, Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre)
Alex Grubard ( ComedyCentral.com)
Zachary Sims (DC Comedy Fest)
Aparna Nancherla (NBC's Stand-Up for Diversity)
Eli Sairs (Bentzen Ball)

HAPPY HOUR -- $2 Natty, $4 rail
Hope to see you.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Benzten Ball, this weekend

For an overload of LA comics and some local favorites, check out The Bentzen Ball, which kicks off tonight, and runs through Sunday's finale at the 9:30 club with Sarah Silverman.

For a list of shows and comics, check out the website.

The hootinany kicks off this evening with Patton Oswalt and former DC comic Rory Scovel at the Lincoln Theater.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Doug Stanhope is in Adam's Morgan this Thursday

Come check out Doug Stanhope at Tom Tom in Adam's Morgan this thursday.

You can get tickets here.
My first comedy show ever was Doug Stanhope at Ohio University. A third of the crowd didn't know they could be so profoundly offended, and started throwing verbal assaults and storming out of the theater, shell-shocked. The rest of the crowd cheered on the chaos or tried to hide in their seats. I sat giggling in middle of the war-zone, my idea of what's edgy forever redefined.

He elevates shock comedy to an insightful and intelligent level. His shows are an experience. I highly recommend partaking.

He's also real, real funny.

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