Every Thursday we highlight the best comedy of the coming weekend. Find more comedy events at dallasobserver.com/calendar.
Richard Lewis at the Addison Improv When Richard Lewis gets on stage, you really have no idea what you're in for. He prepares nothing, writes nothing down. And it can be great. But don't tell him that -- you might burst his bubble of self-hate.
A veteran comedian and actor, Lewis has spent the last few years alongside Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm. His stand-up tour, "The Track of My Fears," is his never-ending ode to his allegedly miserable life, which now includes a wife and a small, fluffy dog he's terrified of. Come see him unravel this weekend at the Addison Improv. He'll be there Thursday through Sunday. 21 and up only.
Flo Hernandez at Hyena's in Dallas - FREE show Thursday Winner of Funniest Comic in Texas in 2010, Flo Hernandez, aka Taco Salad (go ahead, ask him about it), is a must-see. Fast-paced and practically ODing on Red Bull, he's one of the hottest Latino comics around. He runs around on stage and flops on the ground, all while you're doubled over at your table. Come see him riff on piles of Mexican kids and bacon-wrapped everything this Thursday at Hyena's in Dallas for the low, low price of $0.
Ali Wong at the Arlington Improv She wears the kind of bra that, when thrown on the floor, gives the floor boobs. That's right, fellas. This weekend, Ali and her mosquito-bite boobies will be at the Arlington Improv. Come find out all of life's secrets, like how poor people spend their time at Disneyland (hint: homemade mouse ears). Tickets are only $15.
Plan 69 From Outer Space at Pocket Sandwich Theatre Will the men of Earth survive, or will women reign supreme over the planet? Come find out this Thursday at Pocket Sandwich Theatre's new late-night melodrama, Plan 69 From Outer Space. Based on crappy made-for-TV movies, alien women set out to conquer Earth using their superior minds and ... natural abilities. Audience participation is encouraged. Tickets are only $15.
Non-Perishable Comedy at Dallas Comedy House Every Thursday in November, get half-off your normally $10 ticket for the 9:30 p.m. show when you bring in two canned goods for the North Texas Food Bank. For just $5, come see Dallas Comedy House's best improv comics perform for a great cause -- your laughter! And, you know, charity.