"Would You Rather" at Friends and Lovers
Dec
20
8:30 PM20:30

"Would You Rather" at Friends and Lovers

Andre Medrano and Maggie Maxwell invite some of the funniest people they know from the worlds of stand up, sketch comedy, improv and beyond to answer the pressing questions facing society today. Things like would you rather lose the ability to sweat or spit? Be a suspected t-shirt tyrant or a confirmed button-down baller?

This unique NYC comedy event has been happening for three years with guests who have appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, MTV, Netflix and more. The final show of 2018 is going to be awesome! We are excited to host an incredible line up featuring Alexis Guerreros (Comedy Central, Gotham Comedy, the Cooligans), Kenice Mobley (Sirius XM, San Francisco Sketchfest, Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Derek Humphrey (MTV, ABC, Movies R Dumb), and more!

Wanna know what the show looks like? Check out a clip from April! Or maybe one from our January show.

Come join us December 20 at Friends and Lovers (Blocks from the Franklin stop on the A,C). Doors 8, show 8:30.

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QED Presents: Derek Humphrey and Boris Khaykin
Dec
21
7:30 PM19:30

QED Presents: Derek Humphrey and Boris Khaykin

Derek Humphrey is a Brooklyn based stand up comic who has appeared on MTV, featured on ABC, and recently in the NY Times. Derek hosts the podcast “Derek Mansplains It All” where he talks to anyone who is not a straight white male like himself. His blend of crowd work, storytelling and prolific joke writing has made him one of the most dynamic acts in New York. In addition to stand-up, he is a regular on both the Comedy Cellar's "Live From America" Podcast and on QED’s “Movies R Dumb” with Frank Coniff of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Derek is also host and co-producer of "Bushwick Bears" every Sunday night at the Mad Tropical in Bushwick, Brooklyn.   

Boris Khaykin is a Brooklyn based comedian with a silent ‘K’ in his last name. He’s performed stand up on CollegeHumor Live, as a warm for The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, and was listed by TimeOutNY as one of Brooklyn Comedy Festival’s Biggest Stars. He’s been featured in Broad City webisodes, Amazon Prime’s Red Oakes, and is a regular guest on The Comedy Cellar’s Live From America Podcast. He's a writer and director for political comedy channel We The Internet TV where his work won a 2017 Webby Award and a 2018 Webby Award Honoree. He’s also written and performed with UCB Digital sketch teams and hosts Impro(VS)tandup every month at UCB East and The Breakdown with Boris Khaykin every month at The Red Room.

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"Movies R Dumb" at QED
Dec
21
to Dec 22

"Movies R Dumb" at QED

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Every month Chris Gersbeck invites NYC's quickest comedians to riff on the worst movies of all time. To celebrate Christmas, and the worst Christmas movie of all time, he's chosen Hulk Hogan's Santa with Muscles.

With live riffing by:

Frank Conniff (MST3K)
Carolina Hidalgo (Movie Sign with the Mads)
Kat Burdick ("Let's Say You're Right")
Derek Humphrey (Derek Mansplains It All)

***SPECIAL DECEMBER DISCOUNT***

See all four of QED's riffing shows for the month of December for just $20 (a $38 value!) by selecting the "Riff Pass" ticket option below! You will get entry to the following shows:

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Joke Thief
Jan
12
to Jan 13

Joke Thief

Premises will be stolen and punchlines improvised as New York's best stand-up comedians do a set from another comic's joke book. Kill or bomb, the original author will reclaim the stage to deliver their set as it was meant to be told. 

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Bushwick Bears at Mad Tropical
Dec
9
9:00 PM21:00

Bushwick Bears at Mad Tropical

Come to Mad Tropical this Sunday for another fun filled comedy show hosted by the very lovely Derek Humphrey and Jericho Davidson!!!! This week, the Bears welcome:

Abby Feldman (JFL, Moist)

Sean Patton (Comedy Central, Esquire's "Best Bars In America", Inside Amy Schumer)

Chukwunonyerem Orikaba Egedeyebo-Orikadibia ("Will Smith" a comedy variety show)

Sopan Deb ("No Fly List")

Kerryn Feehan (The Paramount Network)

Anya Blue Ivy Volz (Riot Fest, The Hard Times)

Max Fine (Laughing Skull)

Doors/Music from DJ Mike69 at 9, show is at 9:30. COMPLETELY FREE

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