Both laughter and tears can be cathartic, but only laughter is OK in front of your dog. Laugh until you cry with this GrouponLive deal to the 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Blast at the Palace Theatre. For $20, you get one ticket for floor-section seating on Monday, December 31, at 8 p.m. (up to a $39.80 value, including all fees). Doors open at 7 p.m.
Four young standup comics brought together by their Twitter virtuosity help toast 2013 with rapid-fire laughter. The most prolific may be parody-account maestro Pauly Casillas, whose “Real Gary Busey” account earned him a spot on MSNBC’s list of Top 10 Funniest People on Twitter in 2009. See the other talent in action below:
Compton-bred comic seen on Chelsea Lately
Warning: contains graphic language and off-color jokes about an ex-girlfriend<p>
Guitar-slinging contributor to The Howard Stern Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live
Warning: contains nonstandard conjugation of the verb “to be”
Warning: contains brief anatomical references
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