Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy in NYC This Week, 7/23 - 7/29

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Brooks Wheelan, now former SNL cast member, brings his "Falling Back on Stand-up Tour" to Union Hall this Monday.

This week in Cheap Laughs, we have free pie, pole dancing titillation, two-handed improv genus, garbage men, and the some of the funniest people on earth. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

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Cheap Laughs: The Best Independent Comedy in NYC This Week, 7/16 - 7/22

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Zach Wood on The Office
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have improvised stand-up, naked people, semi-secret venues, tribute bands, wolf-boys, a star of The Office, and folks who go deep for an hour and a half. Relax your pelvic floor, everybody: here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

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Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy in NYC This Week, 7/9 - 7/15

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Aidy Bryant (far left) will be at UCB Chelsea this week.
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have smoldering SNL talent, organized labor, electro-disco, gay improv, slams, snark, anonymous dating shows, and just the nicest young man from Wisconsin. It's irresistible. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.


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Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy in NYC This Week, 7/2 - 7/8

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Nikki Glaser
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have pendulous breasts, primo dong, recycled bars, zines, rock vomit, and (gasp) actual fun in the Theater District. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

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Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy in NYC This Week, 6/25 - 7/1

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The Broad City ladies stick up for human rights at Uncivil Union this Wednesday at Le Poisson Rouge
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have erotic fan fiction, hot blows struck for gay equality, improv marathons, Friday pantheons, World Cup cares, current affairs, and at the end of it all, just a Nice Boy Telling Nice Jokes. Let's get into it. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

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Cheap Laughs:The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 6/18 - 6/24

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David Cross perfoms at Meet Me In the Bathroom... Wednesday night at The Bell House
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have bathroom secrets, light bulb eaters, click-clapping hipsters, the shining light of inner beauty, and a giant pile of donuts. It's a finger-licking seven days. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

See also: Hannibal Buress: "Bombing Can Be Good"

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You Know What Dude? It's Robert Kelly Live From the Village Underground.

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Being viciously straightforward, devastatingly hilarious and cursing whenever possible is what we all know and love comedian Robert Kelly for. Oh, and for his excessive use of the word "dude" too. On Tuesday, June 17, he's taping his first special at the Village Underground and while it's sold out, not to worry because you can always get your "Bobby fix" through his wildly popular "You Know What Dude" podcast on The RiotCast Network. Before his big event goes down this Tuesday, we talked to this insanely funny guy to find out what else he's got going on and as it would turn out, we opened a Pandora's Box.

See also: Hannibal Buress: "Bombing Can Be Good"

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Judy Gold Talks Evolution of NYC Comedy and Same-Sex Celebrity Wife Swap

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Lesley Bohm
Judy Gold headlines Gotham Comedy Club June 13 and 14
Name a current talk show, TV network or Manhattan stage; chances are comedian-actress Judy Gold's performed on it. The diehard New Yorker also hosts the 92nd Street Y's "Funny People" series, earned critical acclaim for a pair of one-person shows, and boasts a lengthy list of awards that includes two Daytime Emmys for writing and producing The Rosie O'Donnell Show. Gold headlines Gotham Comedy Club Friday and Saturday and, with partner Elysa, appears as the first same-sex couple on Celebrity Wife Swap July 1.

See also: Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 6/11 - 6/17

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Queens Club Owner Celebrates Comedy Anniversary, Condemns MTA

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Rebecca Trent at UCB Theatre
Comedy booker, producer, and venue owner Rebecca Trent believes in fostering talent and building community. With founders Sean Patton and Chesley Calloway she celebrates Thursday's seventh anniversary of East Village staple Comedy as a Second Language (known as "Kabin" to the bar weekly's regulars), and with fellow Hunters Point residents continues standing her ground on behalf of a neighborhood in transition.

See also: Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 6/11 - 6/17

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Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 6/11 - 6/17

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Reggie Watts judges the nerds at Comedy Hack Day, this Sunday at Littlefield
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have nautical sketches, a marathon of jokes from a city comedy institution, Norwegians, coders, bullwhips, bullshits, and a drinking game that may reinvent theater itself. We're well worth your time. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

See also: Michael Che: Comedic Climbing

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