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Thursday, February 7


Brian Dykstra:
The Jesus Factor
Hear the man Rush Limbaugh and the NRA both consider an enemy as he rages on about religious hypocrisy and power.
Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow Street (betw. Bleecker & W. 4th St.), 212-369-6200; $25.

Friday, February 8


Centralia: Uncle!
Former members of renowned 1990s improv group Burn Manhattan wear jumpsuits and leap from one sketch to another.
The People’s Improv Theater, 154 W. 29th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.) 212-563-7488; 8, $8.

Arj Barker & Kristen Schaal
Barker, of the Flash series “Arj & Poopy” (starring Barker and his cat)—plus the David Letterman and Conan O’Brien shows—and Kristen Schaal, of HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, do stand-up together.
Feb. 8 & 9. Comix, 353 W. 14th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-524-2500; $20-$25.

Saturday, February 9


Slightly Known People
Slightly Known People are now “Seeing Other People,” at least that’s the title of the show. Sketch and musical comedy. What more can you ask for? Oh, and guest stars.
Rififi, 332 E. 11th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-677-1027 ; 8, $5.

Sunday, February 10


Sexercise Live!
Bridget Everett & Kenny Mellman continue with their “Tribute to the Potty Mouthed and Profound Millie Jackson,” inspired by the R&B singer famous for her explicit mid-song rants.
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St. (betw. Astor Pl. & E. 4th St.), 212-967-7555; 11:30, $30.

ASSSSCAT 3000
The most popular show in town continues on with Amy Poehler and pals combining their comedic talents for a kooky evening of improv.
UCB Theatre, 307 W. 26th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-366-9176; 7:30 ($8); 9:30 (free).

Tearing the Veil of Maya
Eugene Mirman and Michael Showalter are funny. Then when you combine them with their funny pals, it’s a night made for uncomfortable humor.
Union Hall, 702 Union St. (at 5th Ave.), Park Slope, B’klyn, 718-638-4400; 7:30, $7.

Monday, February 11


Scraping the Bottom
It’s her night of from Xanadu, so of course the always-funny Jackie Hoffman wants a little more attention. She presents the “Most Offensive Songs of Jackie Hoffman,” so it’s funny and mean.
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St. (at Astor Pl. ), 212-967-7555; 7:30, $15.

Inside Joke
Carl Arnheiter hosts this live show that’s a mashup of Charlie Rose and This Old House—minus the power tools. Alan Zweibel is tonight’s guest.
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 307 W. 26th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-366-9176; 8, $5.

Mortified
Rereading a journal from when you were 13: painful. Listening to other people reread their own teenage diary entries: hilarious.
Comix, 353 W. 14th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-524-2500; 9, $15-$20.

It Is It
Fun times hosted by Adam Lowitt of the Daily Show. And great burgers. Yum.
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (at Stanton St.), 212-505-3733; 8, $8.

Tuesday, February 12


Adult Education:
Animals & Sin
Daniel Radosh on “The Quest to Develop Kosher Bacon,” Carrie McLaren on “Animal Hoarding as Social Ill: Beware the Cat Lady” and more.
Every Tues. Union Hall, 702 Union St., Brooklyn (betw. Fifth & Sixth Aves.), 718-638-4400; 7:30, $5.

Wednesday, February 13


Obsessed: w/ Julie & Jackie
Fan fiction, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and novelty food are among the obsessions divulged at this show, hosted by comics Jackie Clarke and Julie Klausner. Guests include writers, comedians and ordinary (or perhaps extraordinary) super-fans. 
Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 307 W. 26th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-366-9176; 9:30, $5.

Stripped Stories
Giulia Rozzi and Margot Leitman tell hilarious sex stories. Cuz sex is hilarious, especially when you get two ladies and their guests up there exposing all their unmentionables.
Comix, 353 W. 14th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-524-2500; 8, $10/$15.

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