Laughter has healing power, especially after you've watched a sad film or seen a sad person fall down. Laugh at a professional with this GrouponLive deal to Joke Joint Comedy Club in St. Paul. For $15, you get two general-admission tickets to a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday comedy show (a $30 value). This deal is valid for 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. shows on Thursdays and Fridays, and 10:30 p.m. shows on Saturdays.
Joke Joint Comedy Club packs its schedule with touring comics and local stars, restocking spectators' mirth supplies during several shows every week. Audiences can browse a wide selection of humorists, whose collective resumé includes appearances on Comedy Central and Showtime’s Louie Anderson Presents. Bill Squire (December 6–8) deploys self-deprecating wit honed from frequent tours and appearances on the YouTube web series Man in a Box, waxing humorously on his appearance and intelligence. Touted as Best Chicago Standup Comedian by the Chicago Reader, Midwestern funnyman Mike Stanley (December 13–15) shares his irreverent, fast-paced take on boosting the economy, and Al Jackson (December 27–29) displays the storytelling ability and charisma that have earned him a Comedy Central special and appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Housed in the historic Diamond Jim's Supper Club, the auditorium seats up to 200 chucklers at tables, where they can comfortably rest their elbows and laugh-track cassettes during performances.