Best Unknown Comic(s) You Should Catch

Garfunkel and Oates

Photo by Jesse Grant

Photo by Jesse Grant

Lipshtick at the Venetian has done solid work of its own on the comedy-showcase front, and the one thing it has going for it that Aces of Comedy doesn’t is its willingness to bring in acts that are great, but not-yet mainstream. Enter Garfunkel and Oates (Nov. 7), the musical-comedy duo of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. They’re guitar- and ukulele-wielding quiet assassins, whose cheerful, twee delivery hides the absolute daggers they plunge in song. Case in point: “The Loophole,” a ballad of protecting one’s virginity by use of, um, the back door. Technically, it’s not forbidden. Venetian.com, Facebook.com/Lipshtick.

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