Looking for laughs for the holidays? Look no farther than comedian John Roberts, who became a hit on YouTube for his viral video “The Christmas Tree,” about a mom from the suburbs of New Jersey who is obsessed with the buying and decorating of her tree. Tonight, he brings his many manic characters to Comix for the John Roberts Holiday Show. Or, if you’re in Brooklyn, catch Comedy on Ice, with Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, Tom Shilue, and hosts Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. The evening is a benefit for homeless shelters. John Roberts Holiday Show, at 8, Comix, 353 West 14th Street, $15–$20,; Comedy on Ice, at 7:30, the Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn,, $15

Tue., Dec. 22, 7:30 & 8 p.m., 2009

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