It’s the greatest time of the year, fall. And while the leaves might not be changing (oh God, climate change will kill us all), you might want to snuggle up inside for some warm laughs and even some spooky screams. We have a list of some of our favorite shows coming up in New York City.
- Bad Karma: October 20th
Patrick Monahan, Eli Yudin and Pete Mutino are back for a Spooky edition of Bad Karma with hilarious stand up from Keenan Steiner, Jess Salomon, Lindsay Boling and more. Karma Bar and Lounge, 8:30 pm.
- The She-Devil Comedy Festival: October 21st and 22nd
Laugh along as up-and-coming female comedy stars perform in an all out competition judged by hand-selected industry judges. This yearly festival has already made it through the first rounds, so all you’ll be seeing is some She-Devil Champions. Various Locations and times.
- Tell Me of Your Travels with Joe Rumrill: October 22nd
Join a long list of Joe’s funny friends as they beguile him with stories of the wondrous things they have seen during their worldly travels. With Sandy Honig, Edy Modica, Bowen Yang, and so much more, adventure is afoot at Tilk BK. Tilt BK, 8 pm.
- PRAYERZ: October 24th
The new and strange fascinates like a moth to a candle. Conventional comedy has no place at PRAYERZ. Hosted by Brian Fiddyment, this is a multimedia comedy experience like no other, with fascinating and boundary-pushing performances from Julio Torres, Brett Davis, Ryland Duncan and more. And stay for the mic after to try out your own performance. Vital Joint, 8 pm.
- Here for Drama Presents: Rhony Scary Island: October 24th
Do you love The Real Housewives? Already seen their exhibition at Thnk1994 and still need more drama? Here for Drama is bringing you a reading of the truly iconic Scary Island episode. Come relive the drama with Julie Klausner, Nicole Spiezio, and Ryan Houlihan. Littlefield, 8pm.
- Awkward Stage Comedy: October 25th
A monthly stand-up show celebrating the awkward, the funny, and more, this month with the fabulous Samantha Ruddy and Eve Peyser. Check out QED for all types of spooky late October shows, screening, and parties. QED, 7:30 pm.
- The Box: Season 3 Premier: October 28th
Part sketch, part panel, all spooky fun as The Box returns for their third season premiere. With special guests Aparna Nancherla, Elna Baker, Joyelle Nicole. Littlefield, 8 pm.
- Ground Floor Live: November 15th
This stand-up showcase will feature Ana Fabrega, Catherine Cohen and so much more! Hosted by Thomas Fricilone and Kelly Cooper. Brooklyn Art Library in Williamsburg 8pm.
Not in NYC? Here are of our favorite things that you can enjoy wherever you are:
- Cassandra’s Good Links
Tusk contributor Cassandra Kyriazis has started a newsletter called “Cassandra’s Good Links” that she is, appropriately, stacking with good fucking links. Think op-eds about how women have better sex under socialism & rankings of Taylor Swift’s discography & links to hilarious rants about the tyranny of sports bottles (hey, screw your Nalgene). That’s it, that’s the whole thing: good links. The occasional good gif. Sign up here.
- The Bechdel Cast
- Young Business
This web series is coming back for a second season of hilarious business hijinks. If you have’t seen season 1, you still have time to catch up!
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