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Comedy Club
1626 Broadway
New York, New York
    One of the best-known comedy clubs in the city, Caroline's has been at its Times Square location since 1992, boasting some of the greatest comedy acts in the country. There's a two-drink minimum on top of the cover, so be prepared to spend some money. Reservations are necessary, and it's best to be there a half hour before the show begins. Sorry, budding Seinfelds: there's no amateur night.


The Bad Dog
110 E. Riverside Drive
Austin, Texas

    Laugh away life's misery at the Bad Dog Comedy Theater, which features a 300-seat theater, two classy bars, which are always open for happy hour, and gobs of parking. The Bad Dog is open every night and presents sketch comedy, improv, one-person shows, plays and independent film screenings. It also offers comedy classes for adults and kids as well as banquet facilities available for corporate and private parties.


Comedy Club
280 Hilderbrand Dr.
Sandy Springs, Georgia
   If it's laughter you seek, the Sandy Springs Punchline is the place to be.  showcasing over 17 years of the nationa hottest talent, its "Comedian Wall of Fame" serves as a visual testimony of the many who have passed through its enclosures on the way toward comedy success.
   Recent acts have included Anthony Clark and 1996 Best Male Stand-up winner, Brian Regan, as well as comedy veterans John Stewart and Richard Lewis.  Appearing regularly as a headliner is Damon Wayans, star of such films as "Mo Money", "Major Payne", and "Celtic Pride", and co-star of the comedy blockbuster "Bullitproof" with Adam Sandler.  Also appearing is Lowell Sanders, who has appeared in shows like "Home Improvement" and VH1's Stand-up Spotlight, funnyman Jim David, Billy Elmer and Tommy Blaze.
   The Punchline is open Tuesday through Sunday and features a lite dinner menue and full service bar.  Thursdays and the 8 p.m. Friday show are always smoke free.  ticket prices range from $5 - $30 depending on the night of the week.  For reservations, directions or upcoming comedian information, call 303-252-LAFF, or visit the Punchline's web site at www.punchline.com.