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K.s Horace and Pete) performs a fresh, clever one-man show involving putting different objects on the table in front of him and sharing thoughts evoked by how they look and feel: Julio Torres: My Favorite Shapes ( pm, $10, Brooklyn's Union Hall at 702 Union Street; take R subway to Union Street) Thursday 2/15: Bobby Tisdale (former staff writer for Jimmy Fallon; voice of Zeke on Bob's Burgers; numerous other TV credits, and NYC downtown comedy pioneer) hosts this out-of-the-box comedy show that features typically superb alternative comics (TBA): The Wards of Merkin ( pm, $10, Brooklyn's Littlefield (635 Sackett Street; take R subway to Union Street) Thursday 2/15: Jean Grae & John Hodgman have written topics on a carnival wheel.
In this show they spin the wheel and then chat about whatever subject they land on, along with a surprise guest. : Jean and John ( pm, $15, The Bell House at 149 7th Street; take R subway to 9th Street or F/G to Fourth Avenue) Thursday 2/15: Emily Mathwich demonstrated she's a sharp writer and highly compelling comedic actress at last year's Solocom, for which she performed a mini-play about a post-apocalyptic world where her only hope for survival was to form a relationship with i Phone's Siri.
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: The Not-So-Honorable Comedy Show ( pm, $8, Astoria Queens' QED: A Place to Show & Tell at 27-16 23rd Avenue) Friday 2/16: To my eye, it's a pretty decent movie; but regardless, tonight 1997's Air Force One will be screened & mercilessly skewered by some of NYC's finest comics: Frank Conniff (TV's Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000; Cinematic Titanic), Aparna Nancherla (one of the very finest stand-ups in the country; co-star of HBO's Crashing, Netflix's Master of None, and Comedy Central's Corporate; former writer for Seth Meyers; Conan O'Brien, @Midnight, Comedy Central Half Hour, comedy album Just Putting It Out There), Jess Salomon (Sirius XM), and Freddy G (NPR) hosted by Chris Gersbeck (co-host of Everythign Is Dumbn, and Bunk Bed and Murray Povich open mics): Movies R Dumb: Air Force One ( pm, $10, Astoria Queens' QED: A Place to Show & Tell at 27-16 23rd Avenue) Sunday 2/18 (technically, these two midnight TV specials are airing on Monday 2/19; but they're happening Sunday night, which is what counts...): Jena Friedman has made a career of being angry.
In her new Adult Swim special Soft Focus, Jena is still fueled by fury but expresses it with an almost zen-like air of ironic calmness.
Helping out are unlucky-in-love guests James Dwyer (above left; Master of None; co-star of UCB's A Big Dumb Thing), Nayomi Reghay (dating columnist for The Daily Dot), and Julia Young (MTV's Joking Off): Mike and Caroline Know Love ( pm, , LES' Caveat at 21-A Clinton Street; take F/J/M/Z subway to Delancey Street/Essex Street) Tuesday 2/13: PLEASE NOTE: This show has been canceled for 2/13. If you purchased a ticket online, you'll be refunded automatically.
The spectacular Jo Firestone (one of the most relentlessly inventive comics in the biz; staff writer for Jimmy Fallon; star of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents special; radio host of WFMU's Dr.
The tension between Jena's placid external demeanor—as in the scene above, where she shoots the breeze with college frat boys about campus rape—and what we know she's really feeling is often riveting.
(This is epitomized in an exchange between a sex doll manufacturer who explains the difference between his products and Jena is "You fuck the doll but the doll doesn't fuck you back," to which Jena responds, "So it's pretty much the same thing." He adds, "There's no emotional connection, really." Jena nods and replies, "Same thing.") The result is a darkly funny and oddly intense show that will leave you exhausted while wanting more... In contrast to Jena, Eric Andre has made a career of being a wild man.
So enjoy Jena's Soft Focus at midnight, rest and regenerate your energies during the commercial break, and then strap yourself in at ish am for Eric Andre Does Paris.