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15 Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off

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SF Sketchfest is in full swing and the list below doesn't even start to scratch the surface on the number of comedy shows that are happening as I am typing this. In addition to all that, Dave Chapelle is doing a couple of shows in the city — but act fast. Tickets to all of these shows are selling out like crazy! Don't procrastinate. 

Dave Chapelle
If you're a fan of Dave Chapelle (and you should be), then you better get your tickets now, because every time he performs in San Francisco his shows sell out really fast.
When: Various times, January 30-February 2
Where: SFJazz Center, 201 Franklin St.

The Groundlings: Personals

Watch the performers in this famed improv. company become characters based on profiles from internet dating sites (that they've never seen before) and go on "dates."
When: 8 p.m., Friday, January 31
Where: Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St.

The Greatest Event in Festival History

You've seen them do brilliant recreations of the opening credit sequences to classic TV shows like Simon & Simon, Hart to Hart, Too Close For Comfort, and most recently, Bosom Buddies. Now Adam Scott and Lance Bangs, the co-directors of The Greatest Event in Television History, aim to bring us The Greatest Event in Festival History.
When: 4 p.m., Saturday, February 1
Where: Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave.

A Salute to Bored To Death 

Jonathan Ames, creator of the popular HBO comedy, detective series is joined by stars Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman, and Zach Galifianakis to talk about a show that left us way too early.
When: 1 p.m., Saturday, February 1
Where: Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd Floor

Super Troopers with Kevin Heffernen and Steve Lemme

Get ready to guzzle down your favorite bottle of maple syrup during a screening of the cult favorite followed by a Q&A with the stars of the movie.
When: 10 p.m., Saturday, February 1
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St.

Team Coco Live

Andy Richter and a posse of writers from Conan O'Brien's late night show are joined by Andres du Bouchet, Ron Funches, Todd Glass, Laurie Kilmartin, Dan St. Germain, and others for a night of Conan-approved comedy.
When: 10:30 p.m., Saturday, February 1
Where: Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave.

The Fourth Annual Super Bowl: Men in Tights Football/Comedy Show

If you want to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday without having to actually watch the Super Bowl, then join David Cairns, OJ Patterson, and David “Snackbar Jackson” Gborie for this event filled with beer, snacks, and, of course, comedy.
When: 3 p.m., Sunday, February 2
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St.

Tribute to Alan Arkin

The iconic actor gets some much-deserved love from SF Sketchfest with this tribute that features a live onstage conversation as well as a 35th anniversary screening of one of Arkin's many brilliant works, The In-Laws.
When: 7 p.m., Thursday, February 6
Where: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St.

Inside Inside Amy Schumer

Enjoy an evening of conversation with American treasure Amy Schumer and the producers of her show, Inside Amy Schumer. It's going to be magical. Simply magical.
When: 8 p.m., Thursday, February 6
Where: Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd Floor

Naked Babies

Contrary to what the title of this show is, it's not a show with naked babies. It's much better (and less creepy) than that. It's the name of the fantastical sketch and improv group from the Upright Citizen Theater featuring Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey, Seth Morris, and John Ross Bowie.
When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 7
Where: Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd Floor

Nerdist Podcast 

Chris Hardwick (king of all that is nerdy and host extraordinaire) is joined by his partners in crime, Matt Mira and Jonah Ray for a live recording of the funniest, nerdiest podcast known to man.
When: 10 p.m., Friday, February 7
Where: Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd Floor

Celebrity Autobiography: The Music Edition

Join Pamela Adlon, Rachel Dratch, Florence Henderson, Michael Hitchcock, Laraine Newman, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and Fred Willard as they read excerpts from some of the best autobiographies written by the likes of Britney Spears, Cher, Madonna, Tommy Lee and more. It's funny. Damn funny. Even if the celebrity wasn't trying to be funny.
When: 4 p.m., Saturday, February 8
Where: Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd Floor

Upright Citizens Brigade A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. Improv

Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Rachel Dratch, Andy Daly, Chris Gethard and Shannon O’Neill bring some straight-up, improv realness featuring guest monologist Pamela Adlon.
Where: 10 p.m., Saturday, February 8
Where: Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd Floor

Eric Andre: A Night of Stand-up Comedy

He's been on the short-lived and gone-to-soon show Don't Trust the B in Apt 23 and has his own talk show called The Eric Andre Show. Yup. He's so good that they named a show after him.
When: 8 p.m., Sunday, February 9
Where: 2424 Mariposa St., San Francisco

improv4humans with Matt Besser

Master improvisor is joined by Chris Gethard, Seth Morris and others on the popular podcast dedicated to the art of improv.
When: 1 p.m., Sunday, February 9
Where: Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St.