3 Things: Katie Fisher Day, Mike Ward, and Conan O'Brien / by Chris Duffy

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 Live shows

Monday, March 14 at 8:30 p.m. You're the Expert is at Union Hall with panelists Tracy Clayton (from Buzzfeed's Another Round), Zhubin Parang (head writer for The Daily Show), and a surprise guest. If you come to only one of my shows in NYC, come to this. Link

Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Sensible Show at Williamsburg's Annoyance Theatre features the best standup comics in NYC and surprise celebrity guests. I co-host with Josh Gondelman, Emma Willmann, and Evan Kaufman. Link

Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. You're the Expert makes our Georgia debut at the Atlanta Science Festival. On the panel, we've got Amber Nash from Archer, Josh Sharp, and Shalewa Sharpe. Link

You can also see my full schedule up on the website now.

 This week's list

 1 Thing I Think Is Great:

I love traditions, I love people who make the world a better place, and I also love cookies. So Katie Fisher Day is a holiday that I am 100% onboard with. Every year on March 12, it's a celebration of kindness. Abbi Jacobson (from Broad City) designed their logo, Amy Poehler is a fan, and the wonderful Rachel Rosenthal helps run the whole thing. Read more about this lovely tradition here: What is Katie Fisher Day?

1 Thing That Made Me Laugh:

Mike Ward's lists on McSweeney's are the rare humor pieces that I go back to again and again. It's been years since I first encountered his list of difficult email addresses, and it still makes me laugh every single time I see it. I find myself pulling this up on my phone and sharing it with friends more than just about any other written comedy bit. It's only five lines long, but I think it's just about perfect. All Mike's lists are good, but this is the best. Email Addresses It Would Be Really Annoying To Give Out Over The Phone


1 Interesting Thing:

The Washington Post has a big feature on Conan O'Brien this week. Conan is amazingly, consistently hilarious. Hearing Conan's thoughts about how the show works and why he focuses on the jokes he does was interesting, but my favorite article was about Conan's now-famous speech the night he hosted The Tonight Show for the last and final time. "If you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." The Story Behind Conan's Famous "Tonight Show" Quote

Ok, thanks for reading! More details on shows and my full schedule online at www.chrisduffycomedy.com/calendar/

Have a great weekend,