In our list of best comedy shows this week … some famous people, and some non-famous ones, too.
5. Don't Tell My Mother
“True stories you'd never want your mom to know” with With Baron Vaughn, Annabelle Gurwitch, Hasan Minhaj, Claire Titelman, Nikki Levy, who will tell the story about “of cutting off all my hair to prove to mom that I was gay.” Club Fais Do-Do; Thurs., Jan. 24, 8 p.m.
Master improv-ers Paul Vaillancourt, Pete Hulne, Dave Koechner, Pat Finn, Mike Coleman, Neil Flynn return for two consecutive Saturdays. I.O. West; Sat., Jan. 19 &20, 9 p.m.
3. Sarah Silverman & Friends
Silverman's friends last month included Dax Shepard, Chelsea Paretti and Jeffrey Ross. Largo at the Coronet; Thurs., Jan. 24, 9 p.m.
2. Doug Love Movies
And we love listening to him rant and rave about them at this special 4:20 p.m. Nerdmelt at Meltdown Comics; Sat., Jan. 19, 4:20 p.m.
1. Nick Kroll & Friends
Recent Kroll tweet: “Some ppl have a photographic memory i have an instagramic memory in that my memories are distilled thru lots of bullshit filters.” Largo at the Coronet; Sat., Jan. 19, 8:30 p.m.