Between his short-lived talk show and long-running podcast, various other writing and performing gigs and a sturdy stand-up CV, Pete Holmes has spent quality time with nearly everyone you’ve ever laughed at (he probably laughed too, with his trademark over-the-top cackle you can hear from two towns over). If humor could be transmitted osmotically, Holmes would be the funniest guy on the planet. Still, he’s pretty high up on the list. Maybe funniness doesn’t rub off from rubbing elbows, but wherever it originates, Holmes is a comic’s comic whose studious approach to the game is evident in the polished, masterfully executed sophistication of his act. Brent Sullivan opens.
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