Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008 At 03:30 PM
Duration: 1 Day
Repeat Event: Every Day
MARIA BAMFORD Queen of quirk and star of "The Comedians of Comedy,â€ Maria Bamford headlines The Hysterical Festival â€“ a four-day comedy festival featuring the countryâ€™s funniest females. Her credits include NBC-TV's Late Night with Conan O'Brien and CBS-TV's The Late Show with David Letterman. Festival friend Joe DeVito (NBCâ€™s Last Comic Standing) hosts. Saturday, October 18th Comix Mainstage at 8:30 pm and 10:45 pm 353 W. 14th Street (at 9th Ave) $25 advance, $30 at the door plus a two item minimum purchase in the showroom.GEEKS AND FREAKS Get ready for something a little, well, different. A night of alternative comedy with Robin Gelfenbein (VH1â€™s "Awesomely Badder Videos"), Carla Rhodes (CBSâ€™ The Late Show with David Letterman, Penthouse Forum,NBCâ€™s Last Comic Standing), The Oâ€™Debra Twins (Bowery Poetry Clubâ€™s â€œShow & Tellâ€) and Jen Dzuria (Williamsburg Spelling Bee, Chelsea Mind Games, McSweeneyâ€™s). Saturday, October 18th Ochiâ€™s Lounge at 7:00 pm 353 W. 14th Street (at 9th Ave) Tickets are $5 plus a one item food or drink purchase from the discounted menu. FAMILY HOUR WITH AUNTIE SARA The New York Post calls Family Hour one of NYC's top alt-comedy shows! Watch this all female magically dysfunctional story-fest featuring comedians from Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, and NBC talking about family in a manner that is not at all appropriate for actual families with actual children. Hosted by Sara Benincasa (CNN,Nerve.com, MTV News, Sirius) with Kambri Crews (The Moth, LoveDaddy.org), Lang Fisher (The Onion), Abbi Crutchfield (The Living Room,TheApiary.org), Robin Gelfenbien (VH1â€™s "Awesomely Badder Videosâ€) and more. Saturday, October 18th Ochiâ€™s Lounge at 9:00 pm 353 W. 14th Street (at 9th Ave) Tickets are $5 plus a one item food or drink purchase from the discounted menu.
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