5. The Incubator

Sean Conroy and Kyle Kinane present this “open mic but without all the uncomfortable silence, crickets and yawning.” Nerdmelt at Meltdown Comics, Mon., Dec. 17, 9 p.m.

4. The Dork Forest with Jackie Kashian

Jackie and Bil Dwyer talk golf in a supremely dorky fashion. Nerdmelt at Meltdown Comics, Thurs., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.

3. The Spanglers & Friends in Gosh! This is Festive!

A holiday benefit for No Kid Hungry with comedy and music, plus baked goods and crafts with hosts the Spanglers, featuring Andres Dubouchet, Jon Daly, John & Jessi Ennis, Wayne Federman, Nick Kroll, Hugh Moore, Henry Phillips, Clownvis, Baron Vaughn and The Weekend Pilots. Hayworth Theater, Wed., Dec. 19, 8 p.m.

2. Afterbirth…Stories You Won't Read in a Parenting Magazine

Dani Klein Modisett's storytelling series on the hilarities of parenthood with Al Madrigal, Lew Schneider, Matt Price, Carol Schlanger and Felicia Michaels. M Bar, Sat., Dec. 15, 8 p.m.

1. Walking the Room Live Xmas Cuddle

Greg Behrendt and Dave Anthony out-bro each other with their popular podcast, featuring Aimee Mann “not singing” and Jonah Ray “not enjoying himself.” Nerdmelt at Meltdown Comics; Thurs., Dec. 18, 7 p.m.

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