Hot Crowd (@HotCrowdBK) is a nice little bar show at Over The Eight in Brooklyn run by Joe Zimmerman, Jono Zalay and Taylor Ketchum on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
Last week's edition gave me my first opportunity to see Joe List, a comedian basically every other comedian I've ever met says is the funniest guy they know. And it wasn't disappointing, solid writing, even the new "okay, that's still just a premise still" bit he tried out was already pretty damn funny.
Then I got to see Joe again the next night at Dark Comedy Show, and he was killer there. Not only are his jokes well-written, but he wasn't afraid to play with the situation and make it funny. And performance is half the battle in comedy, so to be able to deliver in a small bar back room and a completely dark one is pretty impressive.