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Quick Dish NY: JACKKNIFE COMEDY This Sunday 9.18 at Q.E.D. Astoria

Quick Dish NY: JACKKNIFE COMEDY This Sunday 9.18 at Q.E.D. Astoria

JACKKNIFE COMEDY is a monthly stand-up show brought to you every third Sunday of every month at the wonderful Q.E.D. venue of Astoria. The show is hosted and produced by Iowans, Gideon Hambright (BRAVO) and Patrick Hastie (LAUGHSPIN), who pick eight of their favorite comedians to come to delight an audience with their set. The […]

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Quick Dish NY: JACKKNIFE COMEDY Laughs in Queens 8.21 at Q.E.D.

Quick Dish NY: JACKKNIFE COMEDY Laughs in Queens 8.21 at Q.E.D.

Started in Brooklyn in 2014, JACKKNIFE COMEDY is a quality monthly stand-up show that has been featured in dozens of comedy festivals around the country, as well as a special LA show that went down at the famed Meltdown Comics in 2017. This Sunday, August 21st, New Yorkers (and vacationiers) can join hosts/producers, Gideon Hambright […]

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Quick Dish NY: ‘Josh Gondelman & Friends’ – A Book Release & Comedy Show 9.29 at Q.E.D. Astoria

Quick Dish NY: ‘Josh Gondelman & Friends’ – A Book Release & Comedy Show 9.29 at Q.E.D. Astoria

Josh Gondelman’s new book Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results is a collection of funny and thoughtful essays by the most the beloved comedian, where he recounts “the calamities, embarrassments, and eventual triumphs that have come from trying to do the right thing.” It’s not easy being the sweetheart of the comedy […]

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Quick Dish NY: TONIGHT at QED Astoria LOSING MY RELIGION Hosted by Zoe Yellen

Quick Dish NY: TONIGHT at QED Astoria LOSING MY RELIGION Hosted by Zoe Yellen

Yes, I know that all of you right now are quietly singing “Oh life, it’s bigger, it’s bigger than you, And you are not me…” Yes, you may nod affirmatively. Now that we are on the same wavelength, let’s talk about LOSING MY RELIGION! TONIGHT at Q.E.D. in Astoria, Zoe Yellen brings you the show […]

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Quick Dish NY: CRUSHING IT! with Comedy Tuesday 5.28 at QED

Quick Dish NY: CRUSHING IT! with Comedy Tuesday 5.28 at QED

Kids, join host Mariana Garces at her new show in Astoria, Queens Tuesday, May 28th! CRUSHING IT! will bring all of Mariana’s comedy crushes to the forefront for an evening of non-stop laughs. Liven up your night at QED with performances from: Cathy Humes (All Jane Comedy Festival) Michael Clayton (North Carolina Comedy Festival) Bobbi […]

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Quick Dish NY: THE BITCH SEAT 5th Anniversary Show This Sunday at Q.E.D. Astoria

Quick Dish NY: THE BITCH SEAT 5th Anniversary Show This Sunday at Q.E.D. Astoria

There are so many reasons THE BITCH SEAT is celebrating it’s 5th anniversary this weekend. The most important one though is how much darn fun you’ll have as artists reveal momentos of their adolescent pasts. This “Judy Blume meets Dr. Phil” type event is an interview-style, live talk show hosted by Lyssa Mandel (and co-host/boyfriend […]

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Quick Dish NY: A HOLIDAY PARODY SONG SPECTACULAR 12.26 at QED

Quick Dish NY: A HOLIDAY PARODY SONG SPECTACULAR 12.26 at QED

Who’s started listening to their holiday music jams 24/7 already? That’s the spirit, kids! (We know you have the digital fire place burning too!) Wednesday, December 26th at Q.E.D. Astoria get your fill of holiday parodies, sing-a-longs, and newfangled originals at A HOLIDAY PARODY SONG SPECTACULAR! Gosh knows, we can never have enough of Hee-haw, […]

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Quick Dish NY: LAUGH THROUGH THE PAIN 10.17 at Q.E.D. A Place to Show & Tell

Quick Dish NY: LAUGH THROUGH THE PAIN 10.17 at Q.E.D. A Place to Show & Tell

What was it that Monty Python bunch sang? Oh yes, Life’s a piece of sh*t When you look at it Life’s a laugh and death’s a joke, it’s true You’ll see it’s all a show Keep ’em laughing as you go Just remember that the last laugh is on you Well kids, Life of Brian […]

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Quick Dish NY: TRUTH SERUM 10.25 at QED in Astoria

Quick Dish NY: TRUTH SERUM 10.25 at QED in Astoria

We made it to Friday! (Never mind the weather predictor lied to us AGAIN!) Hug your puppies and kittens and start planning your future laughs. You can start of by adding TRUTH SERUM to your calendar Thursday, October 25th at QED. Every 4th Thursday of the month, you can catch host Zoe Yellen with three […]

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Layers: Navigating The Comedy Depths of TRUTH SERUM at Q.E.D.

Layers: Navigating The Comedy Depths of TRUTH SERUM at Q.E.D.

Everything in this article that I am about to discuss is the complete truth. No, of course I’ve never lied in other articles! Save embellishment for the law; I’m only interested in the truth. There are many types of truths: water truths, circumcised truths, and my personal favorite: comedic truths. The truth hurts yes, but […]