Laughter is the best medicine, though it tends to be the worst legal defense. Salute the healing art of standup with today's Groupon to Morty's Comedy Joint on East 96th Street. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get two tickets to any show (up to a $30 value).
- For $15, you get four tickets to any show (up to a $60 value).
After years of rounding up professional comedians from across the country to solicit laughs in its classy comedy club, Morty’s Comedy Joint unleashes the jokesters during a variety of uproariously funny shows. Guffaw along as late-night-television regular and former host of Comedy Central’s Two Drink Minimum Jake Johannsen recounts tales of the weird, or stretch your laugh muscles with Michael Malone’s knee-slappingly acerbic takes on life’s mundane circumstances. At the beginning of September, veteran comedian and off-Broadway performer Marc Unger works audiences into a snickering whirlwind of mirth with his tightly woven and intensely conveyed diatribes on aging Gen-Xers, reality television, and the role of the narrator in postcolonial literature.
Although not included in today's Groupon, shows require a minimum purchase of two food or drink items. Guests can silence slow-clapping tummy grumbles with Morty's bar-style menu and lubricate chuckle tubes with various microbeers ($4.75/bottle), a glass of merlot ($5.50), or a signature Morty’s Madness cocktail ($12.99). Because the shows are popular and seating is first come, first served, Morty’s Comedy Joint recommends that guests show up 30 minutes before showtime.