Laughs Comedy Club University District
Oct 4–5, 8 pm, 10 pm
Recommended by Dave Segal
Joe List may look like your standard-issue white, nerdy comic, of whom there are thousands in America, but he’s one of the funniest of that common species. He uses a slick yet understated delivery to crack cleverly and neurotically about relationship conflicts, self-consciousness, panic attacks, and shitting in Bloomingdale’s. He also has a funny bit about differentiating between meditation and napping. “If you tell people that you nap, they think you’re lazy. If you tell them that you meditate, they think you’re better than them.” He has released the albums Are You Mad at Me? (2016) and So Far No Good (2011), and cohosts the podcast Tuesdays with Stories, all of which are worth checking out.