Punderdome 3000

Punderdome 3000

Celebrity Judges Jason Zinoman (Comedy Critic, NY Times) & Charlie Todd (founder, Improv Everywhere)

Tue, February 5, 2013

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$6.00 - $7.00

This event is 21 and over

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Punderdome 3000
Punderdome 3000
PUNDERDOME® is the wild & crazy monthly pun competition hosted by Fred and Jo Firestone, a self-proclaimed “Rodney Dangerfield impersonator” and his comedian daughter (alleged).

The first 18 individuals/duos to sign-up at the door will have a chance to participate in competitive spontaneous pun-making. Pun-masters are determined by the “human clap-o-meter” who “accurately and scientifically” assesses levels of audience applause.

Great big kitchen appliance mystery prizes are awarded to the top two competitors. Warning for the faint of heart: the ’Dome is a spectator sport – decide to attend at your own risk!

Admission is $7 at the door and $6 in advance.

Doors open @ 7:30; competition starts around 8:00.

Reviews:

· “The lowly pun has long been considered the bottom-feeding bristle worm of the comedy world…. That has changed with the arrival of Punderdome 3000, a now monthly event that has turned punning into a high-functioning competition that is equal parts stand-up, beat poetry” - The New York Post

· “But for the contestants in a monthly pun competition at Littlefield, a performance space and bar in Brooklyn, forming puns is a spigot they can’t turn off.” - The New York Times

· “Can you imagine a more potent cure for the weekday blues? Here was concentrated, unabashed silliness that I longed to bottle and smuggle out in my purse.” - The New Yorker

· “hilarious cult-favorite pun competition” - The New York Times

· “The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight” - CBS New York