"Bad News: It's a Comedy Show" is uncontested as New York's best news-themed alternative comedy show. Carmen Lagala, Kevin Froleiks, and Alex Ptak host a lineup of innovative, exciting comedic voices each week along with their own local news style twist.
For a small pledge of only $5.00, you can see the following comedians from Comedy Central, MTV, Adult Swim, HBO, and even help keep journalism alive:
08/05: Joe Zimmerman (Comedy Central), Cara Weinberger (Reductress), Harris Mayersohn (Late Night with Stephen Colbert), Julia Claire (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Charles McBee (New York Comedy Festival)
08/12: Mary Houlihan (Comedy Central), Geoff Asmus (Just For Laughs), Ronnie Fleming (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Courtney Maginnis (Comedy Central)
08/19: Josh Johnson (Comedy Central), Fumi Abe (MTVs Decoded), Jess Lane (Reductress), Ben Katzner (Hell Yes Fest), Andrew Durso (Boston Comedy Festival)
08/26: Sam Morill (Comedy Central), Petey Deabreau (Hope of the Hood Podcast), Ben Wasserman (MTV), Rachel Lenihan (Chris Gethard Show), Dan Wickes (NY Comedy Club)
09/02: Ryan Donahue (Kimmel), Dina Hashem (Conan), Elsa Waithe (Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Eric Monical (Laughing Devil Festival), Sarah Kennedy (MTV), and Benjamin Hoffman (Hidden America with Jonah Ray)
09/09: Emily Fleming (@Midnight), Liza Treyger (Comedy Central), Gabe Pacheco (Katie Halper Show), John Rosenberger (WFMU), Pedro Salinas (Laughs on Fox), Lucie Steiner (Two Minutes To Late Night)
09/16: Mark Normand (Fallon), Chelsea Davison (@Midnight), Momoh Pujeh (Cinder Block Comedy Fest), Ranaan Hershberg (Sirius XM), Aimee Rose Ranger (Brooklyn Comedy Fest), Dave Bergmann (Hoboken Comedy Fest)
09/23: Alingon Mitra (Last Comic Standing), Emily Panic (The Break with Michelle Wolf), J.P. McDade (Comedy Central's Roast Battle), David Spector (New York Comedy Fest), Raghav Mehta (Bridgetown Comedy Fest)
09/30: Myq Kaplan (Last Comic Standing), Mike Brown (Comedy Central), Fareeha Khan (MTV), Dan Yang (Comedy Central), Ross Parsons (Bridgetown Comedy Festival)
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10/28: Ismael Loutfi (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Usama Sidiquee (The Comedy Cellar), Hannah Dickinson (Comedy Central), Marie Faustin (MTV)
11/11: Matt Koff (The Daily Show), Clare O'Kane (Viceland), Eman El Husseini (Just For Laughs), Anders Lee (Pod Damn America Podcast), Brandon Vincent Jackson (Thrillist's Top 50 Undiscovered Comedians)
11/25: Caitlin Peluffo (The Late Show With Stephen Colbert), Connor Creagan (New York Comedy Club), David Sitrick (Minneapolis), Daniel Simonsen (Seth Myers)
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12/02: Joe Zimmerman (Comedy Central), Patrick Hastie (San Francisco Sketchfest), Marcia Belsky (Reductress), Sam Morrison (Sirius XM), Ayo Edibiri (The Rundown with Robin Thede), Nasser Khan (Bridgetown Comedy Fest)
7pm Doors. 7:30 show. Follow the signs to the show room in the basement. Free drinks are raffled off every week!
If early tickets are sold out, you can still probably get in at the door!