13 Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off


We're all going to need a little humor to get us through the holidays. Fortunately, there's no lack of funny upcoming in San Francisco.

"The Oy of Sex"
Stand-up comedian Alicia Dattner presents her acclaimed comedy "The Oy of Sex" based on stories from her life about lovers, sex, heartache, sex, dysfunctional family, sex, drugs, sex, dating, and, of course, sex.
When: Various times, now through January 18
Where: The Marsh, 1062 Valencia St.

Anjelah Johnson
You probably recognize her from that "Nail Salon" video that went viral a couple of years back and you probably know her from her work on Mad TV. If you like all think that's funny, then you'll love everything else she has to say.
When: Various times, November 29-December 1
Where: Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave.

Avengers of Comedy
Think of them as the superheroes from The Avengers but instead of having super human powers to save the world, they have super human powers to make you laugh until you pee your pants.
When: 8 p.m., Tuesday, December 3
Where: Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St.

Potted Potter
All Harry Potter movies told in 70 minutes. Challenge accepted. If you haven't seen a single movie about the English wizard boy and don't have time to, then this show is for you.
When: Various times, December 3-8
Where: Marines' Memorial Theater, 609 Sutter St.

Chris Garcia
He may have been born and raisedin Los Angeles, but his comedy career started in San Francisco...so we can claim him as our own.
When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 4
Where: Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St.

Golden Girls Christmas Show
Blanche, Rose, Sophia, and Dorothy are all in town to celebrate the holidays and they want you to celebrate alongside with them. 
When: Various times, December 5-14
Where: The Victoria Theater, 2961 16th St.

Kyle Dunnigan
He's the co-host of the popular podcast Professor Blastoff, written for Amy Schumer, and has done (and continues to do) his fair share of TV shows, comedy festivals and specials. Yes ladies and gentlemen, he is that good.
When: Various times, December 5-7
Where: Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St.

Tracy Morgan
30 Rock, Saturday Night Live...how could you not know who Tracy Morgan is? He's simply magical. If you don't know, now's your chance to know him.
When: Various times, December 5-7
Where: Cobb's Comedy Club, 915, Columbus Ave.

It's a Wonderful Life: Live on Stage!
Your favorite holiday movie like you've never seen before...and probably a lot more fun.
When: 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, December 6-21
Where: The Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission St.

Omid Djalili
His IMDB page boasts a butt load of movies and TV show (both comedy and not) and has completed two series on BBC1. Needless to say, Omid is fancy.
When: 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 8
Where: Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave.

Keith Lowell Jensen Presents: Ha Ha Heathens Atheist Christmas
There is no better way to start off the holiday season with comedy's funniest heathens: Keith Lowell Jensen, Johnny Taylor, and Ivan Hernandez.
When: 8 p.m., Tuesday, December 10
Where: Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St.

Bawdy Storytelling's "No Holds Barred"
A show where people get the opportunity to get on stage and share their most awesome sexual exploits because everyone needs to do that at least once in their life.
8 p.m., Wednesday, December 11 
Where: Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St.

Robert Duchaine
With his own brand of sarcasm and social commentary, he has been labeled as a "surly misanthrope." That should make you want to see him more.
When: 8 p.m., Wednesday, December 11
Where: Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St.

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