Making an audience laugh is hard, especially now that all rubber chickens are in the hands of a few powerful supercomedians. See some original material with this GrouponLive deal.
- $19 for two tickets to a regular standup comedy show of your choice (up to a $49.20 value)
- Where: Laughing Skull Lounge
- Seating: general admission
- Door time: one hour before showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Laughing Skull Lounge requires a two-item minimum per person, which is not included in this Groupon.
- Click here to view the calendar of upcoming acts. <p>
Dwayne Kennedy (December 6–8)
Seen on Seinfeld, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Comedy Central
Warning: Contains the most insidious kind of profanity—so mild you might not even realize it’s there.
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**[Fortune Feimster](http://www.fortunefeimster.com/) (December 27–28)**
Star of Chelsea Lately also seen on Last Comic Standing Warning: Contains bleeped language; may create insatiable cravings for buffalo wings. <iframe width="423" height="238" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Xl90kyRXMlE?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen="allowFullScreen"="allowFullScreen="allowFullScreen"">
**[Tom Simmons](http://www.tomsimmonscomedy.com/tom/Home.html) (January 2–5)**
Winner of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition; also seen on Comedy Central and Showtime Warning: Contains double entendres and potentially illegal puns on the President's name. <iframe width="423" height="238" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/UP3irkJfbEE?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen="allowFullScreen"="allowFullScreen="allowFullScreen"">
####Laughing Skull Lounge Billing itself as ["Atlanta's only full-time progressive comedy lounge"](http://laughingskulllounge.com/page.cfm?id=1177), The Laughing Skull takes its standup seriously. Their philosophy can best be summed up by a musical analogy: "Most comedy clubs focus on playing Top 40, while we focus on playing jazz," says the team. It seems this dedicated yet freewheeling approach appeals to the headliners themselves. Greg Proops diagnoses Laughing Skull audiences as "hip, smart and not jaded." Paul F. Tompkins shot his Comedy Central special here, and cult comedic heavyweights such as Garfunkle & Oates, Margaret Cho, and Marc Maron have all sent punchlines hurtling toward the 74 seats that fill this intimate venue. Though there's no food served during the shows, the 22x32-foot lounge sits at the back of [The Vortex Bar & Grill](http://www.thevortexbarandgrill.com/), whose burgers have won multiple "Best of Atlanta Awards" since 1992 and been featured on TV's Man v. Food.
94% of 18 customers recommend
“Show up early and eat a burger, drink a beer. The drink menu inside the comedy lounge is smaller, but still good beer and tons if laughs. ”
“Small venue, great vibe! ”