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Shane Torres

Daily from Feb. 3-4
8 p.m.
Feb. 4
10:15 p.m.
$15
Comedy

Portland comedy seems to be in the midst of a golden age, and Shane Torres is one of its most esteemed graduates. Torres, who is headlining three shows at the Comedy Corner Underground Friday and Saturday, recently relocated to New York City, and has made appearances at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and on IFC’s Comedy Bang Bang. “I was having a Cinnabon, which is a lot like masturbating,” he claimed on TBS’ Conan last spring, “because you hate yourself at the end of either, and the clean-up’s the same.” With ace joke-writing and impeccable timing, much like his PDX brethren Ian Karmel and Ron Funches, Torres endears audiences with insightful bits about everything from his deceased father’s debt collectors to society’s bewildering disdain for Guy Fieri. Local standup and Portland transplant Jordan Casner opens.