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Chris Gethard

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    "45 Jokes About My Dead Dad": This Week in Comedy

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we have grind-core rawness, hyperdermic madness, kitschy gladness, marital slackness, trophy wackness, gateway drugs, and Andy Kaufman's jacket. Also, special mention for The PIT's four-day sketch comedy festival, which is taking over their 24th Street theater from Thursda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 9/3 - 9/9

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we have childless joy, Flan-man's "ya boy," BuzzFeed GIFs, Underbelly whiffs, a 10 year anniversary, a fitting tribute, and a show designed to get discerning college students in flagrante. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 8/20 - 8/26

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we have cake shops, chaotic performance art, gift shows, shift shows, the black Daria, and two triumphant celebrations for the Brooklyn Comedy Festival (all of which has shows you should consider attending here). Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

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

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

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

    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 come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy in NYC This Week, 5/21 - 5/27

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we have the best VHS crap on the internet, Ira Glass' dream improv perfomance, ravishing Finnish poker players, Bieber-powered pole dancing, relaxed gay manners, and the superstars of six-second jokes. In other words, we've got what you need. Here's our rundown of the best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 4/30 - 5/6

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we have daytime talk show legends, charitable causes, lots of gays, lots of pizza, and Jar Jar Binks doing his best Ed McMahon impression. Confused? Don't be. All will be revealed in our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Cheap Laughs:The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 4/16 - 4/22

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we meditate on why we've lived in New York so long, rock out to a Weezer cover band, and admire the killing powers of Jesus Christ. We also have shows starring filthy people, shows starring lady people, and shows starring real actual scientist people. We do it all. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Independent Comedy This Week, 3/12 - 3/18

    Consider this week's Cheap Laughs our gift to a city about to experience something terrible: the regurgitated Guinness festival that is St. Patrick's day. Lord, have mercy. Do yourself a favor. Avoid the ass-clowns at McWherever's and go watch some live comedy. Here is our roundup of the best in ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Indie and Alt Comedy this Week, 1/8 - 1/14

    Live comedy is a talky genre, but this week's Cheap Laughs features an unusually chatty bunch of shows. The NYC PodFest takes over the Lower East Side this weekend, bringing you the best audio over-sharers in the city. Lewis Black (a.k.a. the Picasso of Ranting) and Radiolab's storyteller-in-chief J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie and Alt Comedy This Week, 11/13 - 11/19

    With America on the verge of a historic agreement with Iran, don't miss the chance to see a bunch of comedians not really understand what's going on with that. They will have great jokes about NFL bullying, though! Sidenote: does anyone know why Iran ISN'T our friend? They hate Al-Qaeda, they love f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Indie and Alt Comedy This Week

    It's the spookiest, goofiest time of the year! The one industrial town in Bangladesh that ONLY makes fake spiderwebs is running three shifts a day to celebrate Halloween (or as they call it "that time in November we're not starving"), so let's all party with them! You're lucky this is the city that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Colt Cabana's 15 Favorite Songs About Wrestling

    Independent wresting icon Colt Cabana has had quite the year. Outside of the unfortunate hurdle of almost losing his finger (which lead #SaveColtsFinger to trend worldwide) he's continued to be a force in the worlds of wrestling, comedy and podcasting. As wrestling's unofficial pop culture ambassado ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Indie and Alt Comedy This Week

    Let's be honest: summer isn't funny. Relaxation? Happy folks on beaches? Beautiful people in swimwear, flaunting their lack of body shame? Urgh. Thank God it's officially over and New York comedy fans can get back to what they do best: laughing at human frailty in dimly lit basements. This week we s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Indie and Alt Comedy This Week

    How hard can Brooklyn laugh at itself? We'll find out this week, when the first ever Brooklyn Comedy Festival takes over the borough's most unintentionally ridiculous neighborhood: Williamsburg! It's where everyone dresses like a trendy clown, so it's fertile ground for comedy. Here are our picks fo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012

    HEAD OF THE CLASS

    A book party about not reading?

  • Voice Choices

    February 25, 2009

    JERSEY BOY

    Tour the armpit of the Northeast with Chris Gethard

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