Off Script
Dec
7
9:30 PM21:30

Off Script

Featuring:

-Evan Cassidy (LA - "OC Weekly's Top 5 Comics To Watch")

-Emily Howell (Nite Howl)

-Bigg Nez (Boston, Quiet Desperation)

-Burton Johnson (Led Balloon)

-Ky Krebs (Spitballin')

and John Buseman (Hamburgers)

Off Script is the only comedy show where you’re not only allowed to heckle the comics, you’re supposed to! Come force five of Austin’s best comics out of their heads and on their toes by yelling out your thoughts on their Thanksgiving/immigration/wild fires/general misanthropy jokes!

December 7th – 9:30PM – The New Movement – $5 – Free drinks, pizza and prizes from the mystery bag for the best hecklers of the night!

Get there early and sit up front!

We're being sponsored by Jimmy Tibbs' pizza/comedy night company, That's Real Comedy.

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Six Shooter
Jan
10
8:00 PM20:00

Six Shooter

"A free stand-up comedy show at Barrel O’ Fun? Yuuuuuuuup. Six Shooter brings to the stage six of Austin’s funniest stand-up comedians. Hosted by freestyle country western legends Knuck Deep (played by Aaron Brooks & Mac Blake). It’s a guaranteed good time. 

Your January line-up:
-Headliner: Enzo Priesnitz (reigning Funniest Person in Austin winner)
-Arielle Norman (Leading the Blind podcast)
-Brendan K. O'Grady (Sure Thing Records)
-Joe Hafkey (Moontower Comedy Festival)
-Matt Sadler (The Guy Game)
-Nikita Redkar (Naughty Bits)

Six Shooter is the second Wednesday of every month. So try to keep those dates open, huh?"

Click here to rsvp and all

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Nite Howl
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

Nite Howl

"In prep for the Holiday, come out to the Nite Howl Comedy Show at Red's Porch on Tuesday to get all of the pre-turkey-calorie, and pre-family-stress burn that you will need to make it through the week!! This lineup is stuffed with only the best, and will prepare you for anything!! 

*Bob Khosravi* -Headlines! 
Host Nite Nite Storytelling Show, 
Cap City Comedy
*Arielle Norman - Host of Off Script, 
Leading the Blind podcast
*Joe Tullar - Nov 22 Comedy Sellers
Showcase
*Frankie Walsh - Buzzkill at the
Buzzmill, Live ColdTowne
*Derick Fields - Sugar, Water, 
Purple, Live at ColdTowne
*Greg Lockwood - Host Independence
Comedy Mic 

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Laugh Out Proud
Nov
18
10:00 PM22:00

Laugh Out Proud

"Laugh your turkey legs off with these amazing comics:

Featuring:
Austin Smartt
Arielle Norman
Joel Dale
Arthur Chong
Lance Hunter
Robyn Reynolds
Andrew Horneman

Hosted by Luke Wallens

Laugh Out Proud is a monthly stand up showcase featuring the comedy stylings of the queer community. Watching it won't make you queer, but you'll get a good taste of it. Everyone included and no one is excluded."

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Kickbutt Standup
Nov
17
9:15 PM21:15

Kickbutt Standup

"Cheap Show. Cheap Drinks. Good Comics. KickButt Stand Up. 

For November we have an amazing line up of all headliners. Blair Thompson recently released his stand up album; Straight to the ProsJoshua Cabaza was the winner of the Funniest in South Texas stand up contest. Arielle Norman has a long list of credits, and has been featured on just about every comedy festival. We really have a dream team line up of comics this month!

What: We can meet up at KickButt around 8:30, have some cheap (good) drinks, and at 9PM, watch an hour of some quality stand up. Plenty of time to socialize before & after.  

Cost: Just $5 at the door. No need to buy advance tickets. I would suggest getting there early to guarantee a spot! Doors open at 8. 

Where: 5775 Airport Blvd, right near Spec's. Free parking.

More Info: http://tinyurl.com/yapl6ajc"

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That Time of the Month
Nov
10
to Nov 11

That Time of the Month

"The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month (assuring she's not on her period so she can make clear-minded hosting decisions), Meghan Ross will showcase talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin.

This month's episode features:
Sleepover - Malia Moss & Katherine Hutchins (BettyFest)
Strong Female Lead(er) Jasmine Robinson (Collegiate Mom Coalition)
Arielle Norman (Moontower Comedy Festival)
Improvised commercials from Say Uncle Improv (ColdTowne ThrowDowne Champs)
& the return of TTOTM show coordinator Anikka Lekven (The Wolves)

$5 ticket includes free treats!

Do512 the right thing: 

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Off Script: Crowdworkaholics Edition
Nov
2
9:30 PM21:30

Off Script: Crowdworkaholics Edition

Off Script invites you and your friends to come heckle some of Austin’s best standup comics, with prizes for the best hecklers and free drinks and homemade pizza for all!

This month we have a special edition of Off Script where the comics will not only be getting heckled, they’ll also be doing all crowd work! This means they have to talk to the brave, front couple of rows of audience members instead of doing their “material.” Don’t miss this shit.

 

Featuring:

-Carlton Wilcoxson (Moments)

-Larry Garza (Big Mama God & The Hazel Eyed-Monster)

-Bigg Nez

-Robert Segovia (Send the Fascists to Hell Tour)

-John Rabon (Spite Club, 9th Circle of Heck)

and Avery Moore (Other half of Send the Fascists to Hell Tour, All Kinds of Cool Stuff)

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Good Fight
Nov
1
9:30 PM21:30

Good Fight

"ARE YOU READY FOR SOME LIVE COMEDY!?!?!?
TONIGHT! 9:30PM! Come on out to The New Movement for an all new FREE & BYOB show ft. standup comics Taylor Dowdy & Arielle Norman, improv supergroup Y'all We Asian - Improv, and special guests Emma HolderMason Pitluk, andCarlos LaRotta joining hosts Aaron & David for theGOOD FIGHT set at the end! JUMP UP IN THE AIR!!! — with Kristy OkadaG-Su PaekEmma HolderTaylor DowdyMars WrightKim Tran,Mason PitlukYola LuSantino FernandezNikita RedkarArielle NormanCarlos LaRottaJane Leeand Joseph Tran at The New Movement.

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King of Cups Comedy Show
Oct
30
8:00 PM20:00

King of Cups Comedy Show

"A night of comedy and raised glasses. Following stand-up from Mr. Andrew Murphy, four comedians of royal blood will play a college drinking game, King's Cup, live on stage. We've modified the game to include audience interaction, comedy challenges & more.

Your combatants:
Arielle Norman of House Off Script
Christina Parrish of House The Chip Show
Nathan Ehrmann of House Gutbusters Comedy Night
Taylor Dowdy of House Ground Floor

Hosted by Lisa Friedrich (Peep Show Comedy) and Mac Blake (Waterbed with Mac Blake)

Doors 7:30pm. Show 8pm.

Tickets are $5 at the door, $2 for students, and FREE for service industry."

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Alamo Laugh House
Oct
26
9:00 PM21:00

Alamo Laugh House

"Last Alamo Laugh House for 2017! Let's make it a great one!

Join us on the Alamo Drafthouse Village patio for a free stand-up comedy showcase! Drinks/food available to order from the bar inside.

Hosted by: Brett VerVoort (StapleFace)
with
Arielle Norman (The Gender Fluids Podcast)
Austin Smartt (other half of The Gender Fluids Podcast)
Ky Krebs (Spitballin')
and Christina Parrish! (The Chip Show)

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Laugh, Dammit!
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Laugh, Dammit!

"Stand-Up, Dammit! is our monthly FREE stand-up comedy showcase at The Highball featuring the best comics in Austin and from other places.

This month we feature Kerri Lendo. Kerri has been one of the funniest people coming out of Austin since I can remember funny people making noise in Austin. She's toured with Maria Bamford, she's performed in both the Bridgetown and Moontower Comedy festivals. She's also a super good film-maker and one the Funniest Filmmaker in Austin competition. AND she's a prolific and funny comedic actress! I think that's three threats, but threatening is not an adjective often associated with Kerri Lendo.

Also appearing:
Sonny Castillo
Adam Shumate
Derek Phelps
Arielle Norman
Harrison Hammonds (guest host)

Photo credit: Tate English

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Hosting for Carina Magyar
Oct
14
to Oct 15

Hosting for Carina Magyar

"I almost bought a bracelet that said Define "Normal" because I didn't see the quotation marks around "Normal" and what could have been a life-defining sentiment was turned into a newspaper comic strip punchline. Quotation marks suck, sometimes.

(You can buy tickets to this show here: https://the-velveeta-room-the-velveeta-room.seatengine.com/events/19459)

Anyway, I was at the park with my kids (those kids, up there, in the photo, which is by the lovely An Indoor Lady, incidentally) when I realized that you either define normal or normal defines you. Every child starts out ignorant of normal, then goes through a phase when they're desperate to fit the definition of what normal seems like, then show up in adulthood with everyone asking them what makes them so special. It's a pain.

So the other reason I didn't buy the bracelet is because I noticed all the related items were born-again Christian themed, and suddenly I got prickly that I was almost duped into somehow wearing a crypto-Christian flag of whatever they define as "normal" and sending stupidly mixed signals to everybody.

(I'm very excited to be headling the Velv this weekend. Please come!)

There's a constant struggle to be accepted for who we are. Some people look around, figure out what everyone else seems to be doing, and plug themselves into that. The nice thing with that approach is you can kind of stop thinking.

Other people look around and do the opposite of what's going on, trying to use individuality as a flag to force acceptance. I'm special! I'm unique! You have to love me for me because I'm me! The nice thing with that approach is you can kind of stop empathizing.

I'm smack in the middle. I was raised, and comforted by, the notion that we are all the same as long as you act the same. But I've also always had this contrarian streak, this need to be different. And then I unplugged myself from the comfort of the gender binary, which led to a wellspring of inner peace, but immensely complicated the whole "fitting in versus standing out" dance I had calibrated.

(Arielle Norman, a tremendous comic and generous friend, will be hosting all weekend.)

Some days, I try to fit in with people who don't fit in, which leads me to some pretty strange corners of the online jewelry shopping experience. Other days, I try to fade into the background completely unnoticed, and then at night, like an irrepressible geyser, I erupt in front of strangers.

I don't really know what my daughters will think of me and all these wobby contradictions, all these difficult cakes I bake myself into. I do know they love me, and I love them, and we make each other laugh. That's what I think about when people say nasty things about me, or my body, or my life. Those people can invest in the idea of someone else's "normal," spoken in quotation marks and said with a nervous chuckle. Me and my family, we define it ourselves.

Friday at 9pm (followed by The Banter Show), then Saturday at 9pm and 11pm. It will be funny. I think. I mean, define "funny.""  - Carina Magyar

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Hosting for Carina Magyar
Oct
14
9:00 PM21:00

Hosting for Carina Magyar

"I almost bought a bracelet that said Define "Normal" because I didn't see the quotation marks around "Normal" and what could have been a life-defining sentiment was turned into a newspaper comic strip punchline. Quotation marks suck, sometimes.

(You can buy tickets to this show here: https://the-velveeta-room-the-velveeta-room.seatengine.com/events/19459)

Anyway, I was at the park with my kids (those kids, up there, in the photo, which is by the lovely An Indoor Lady, incidentally) when I realized that you either define normal or normal defines you. Every child starts out ignorant of normal, then goes through a phase when they're desperate to fit the definition of what normal seems like, then show up in adulthood with everyone asking them what makes them so special. It's a pain.

So the other reason I didn't buy the bracelet is because I noticed all the related items were born-again Christian themed, and suddenly I got prickly that I was almost duped into somehow wearing a crypto-Christian flag of whatever they define as "normal" and sending stupidly mixed signals to everybody.

(I'm very excited to be headling the Velv this weekend. Please come!)

There's a constant struggle to be accepted for who we are. Some people look around, figure out what everyone else seems to be doing, and plug themselves into that. The nice thing with that approach is you can kind of stop thinking.

Other people look around and do the opposite of what's going on, trying to use individuality as a flag to force acceptance. I'm special! I'm unique! You have to love me for me because I'm me! The nice thing with that approach is you can kind of stop empathizing.

I'm smack in the middle. I was raised, and comforted by, the notion that we are all the same as long as you act the same. But I've also always had this contrarian streak, this need to be different. And then I unplugged myself from the comfort of the gender binary, which led to a wellspring of inner peace, but immensely complicated the whole "fitting in versus standing out" dance I had calibrated.

(Arielle Norman, a tremendous comic and generous friend, will be hosting all weekend.)

Some days, I try to fit in with people who don't fit in, which leads me to some pretty strange corners of the online jewelry shopping experience. Other days, I try to fade into the background completely unnoticed, and then at night, like an irrepressible geyser, I erupt in front of strangers.

I don't really know what my daughters will think of me and all these wobby contradictions, all these difficult cakes I bake myself into. I do know they love me, and I love them, and we make each other laugh. That's what I think about when people say nasty things about me, or my body, or my life. Those people can invest in the idea of someone else's "normal," spoken in quotation marks and said with a nervous chuckle. Me and my family, we define it ourselves.

Friday at 9pm (followed by The Banter Show), then Saturday at 9pm and 11pm. It will be funny. I think. I mean, define "funny.""  - Carina Magyar

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