Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Third Man Records' Holiday Comedy Spectacular is your antidote for the post-Christmas blues

Staff Pick

Posted By on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM

  • Photo courtesy of Zach Martina
The time has come to gleefully cart your out-of-town relatives to the airport and let out some silent screams into throw pillows as they take their damn time getting the eff out. As a post-holiday therapy session, Third Man Records delivers its annual Holiday Comedy Spectacular. Hometown anxiety hero Zach Martina once again joins a lineup, which includes Michigan native Brad Wenzel (who has been featured on Conan and performed at Gilda’s Laughfest) as well as Chicago’s Kristen Toomey, and Denver’s “absurd voice of a surreal generation” Sam Tallent. Melanie Hearn, Jeff Arcuri, Robert Jenkins, and Jeff Scheen are also on the bill.

Holiday Comedy Spectacular will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27 at Third Man Records; 441 Canfield St., Detroit; 313-209-5205;; Tickets are $8-$10.

Get our top picks for the best events in Detroit every Thursday morning. Sign up for our events newsletter.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations

Read the Digital Print Issue

Aug. 4, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2021 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation