Mehran Khagani is in the midst of a media frenzy in which he’s explaining being in a vortex of creativity. What he’s trying to explain is Crisco Theque, his Aug. 6 show at Oberon in Harvard Square, which will be part comedy show, part rave.
Of all your late-night comedy choices — Leno, Letterman, Stewart and Colbert among them — only Harry Gordon will regularly bring you the updates on the lunatic goings-on in Rhode Island, “Our crazy, diminutive neighbor to the south.” It’s also the only convenient live option.
“CSI: Boston, Special Comedy Unit” holds its last live, improvised episode Saturday. Once this “CSI” has its season finale, you won’t be able to catch it on reruns.
For all the “Grease” lovers for whom “Grease 2” was inadequate, or an outrage, there is finally a sequel bringing back the characters from the original for a reunion.
Cambridge-born comedian Jimmy Tingle graduated today from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government with a master’s degree in public administration.
Keep an eye out for the local return of Robby Roadsteamer, who is launching his return Saturday with a show at the Dodge Street Bar & Grill in Salem.
Geek Week — comedy, panels, burlesque and more, based at ImprovBoston in the heart of Central Square — is in full swing and runs through Sunday. And there’s a sweet overlap with the Internet culture conference ROFLCon at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, taking place Friday and Saturday.
The Second Annual Women in Comedy Festival has a headliner: Maria Bamford, who proves that with lightning-fast wit, keen observation, a total lack of vanity and an impressive array of dead-on impersonations, you can wrench hilarity out of near-debilitating depression and abject failure.
The only thing less funny about the second performance of the new Bastards Inc. show is the catchphrase, “March Fourth. Into the Future.” Because the performance is Thursday. Right: March 11.
Cambridge will annex Somerville’s Davis Square and Somerville gets East Cambridge in return, according to a plan laid out Sunday on “The Cambridge Rag,” a Cambridge Community Television show hosted by Roger Nicholson.