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The tension between Jena's placid external demeanor—as in the scene above, where she shoots the breeze with college frat boys about campus rape—and what we know she's really feeling is often riveting.
(This is epitomized in an exchange between a sex doll manufacturer who explains the difference between his products and Jena is "You fuck the doll but the doll doesn't fuck you back," to which Jena responds, "So it's pretty much the same thing." He adds, "There's no emotional connection, really." Jena nods and replies, "Same thing.") The result is a darkly funny and oddly intense show that will leave you exhausted while wanting more... In contrast to Jena, Eric Andre has made a career of being a wild man.
In her new Adult Swim special, Eric lets his hyperactively surreal persona loose on France.
I don't know anything else about this show, but Eric is always worth watching.
Gameshow, live-on-stage host of The Unexpectashow and The Incredible Game Show Showcase, co-author of #1 bestselling Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers) hosts this show in which "comics represent you onstage in a live dating game!
You may cringe and remain as anonymous as you want in the crowd..arrive at pm to be paired up with a comic and tell everything there is to know about you in 10 minutes or less, and then let them guide your love life in great and maybe horrible ways." Tonight's comics are Ana Fabrega, Conner O'Malley, Patrick Borelli, Maeve Higgins, Josh Rabinowitz, Kevin Iso, Gary Richardson, and Yamaneika Saunders.( pm; —which includes a second show, How to Write a Book: The Play; UCB Hell's Kitchen at 555 West 42nd Street) Friday 2/23: Highly talented hip-hop improv group North Coast attempts to create a Hamilton on the spot by making up a musical based on an audience suggestion of a famous historical figure: Anybody: An Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera ( pm, , LES' Caveat at 21-A Clinton Street; take F/J/M/Z subway to Delancey Street/Essex Street) Saturday 2/24: Comics and comedic storytellers (TBA) join pioneering sketch comic and storyteller Kevin Allison (The State) to tell well-crafted tales of comedic adventure: Risk!( pm, , LES' Caveat at 21-A Clinton Street; take F/J/M/Z subway to Delancey Street/Essex Street) Saturday 2/24: A unique game show in which an oddball Internet video is screened, and then over a dozen contestants have three minutes to prepare a dance routine inspired by what everyone just experienced.The best way to be instantly notified about new show postings is to subscribe to my Best New York blog and allow for email notifications, and/or to follow me on Twitter (@hybender) or Instagram (@hybenderny).In addition, you can use the links below to explore the schedules of all the major comedy venues in NYC; and you can find excellent live comedy recommendations weekly via The New York Times.Tonight's yarn-spinners are Andy Christie (The New York Times, NPR, Moth Grand Slam champion, host of The Liar Show), Gastor Almonte (Comedy Centrals This Is Not Happening, host of Stoops2Stages, co-host of I'm Dead Comedy), and Catie Lazarus (The New York Times, host of Employee of the Month): Sideshow Goshko ( pm, Free!