Status Is Cheap
In the years since Comedy Central’s Mind of Mencia went off the air, the only ways to get a look into the workings of Carlos Mencia’s brain have been through elaborate schemes of kidnapping and forced CAT scans. Even if you have a cousin who will do the kidnapping for free and have your own CAT scan equipment, the pizza and beer for your helpers would still run you at least $30. For that price, you can save yourself a lot of trouble and just get a ticket to see Mencia’s show at the Miami Improv (3390 Mary St., Coconut Grove).
Fair enough — there’s a two-drink minimum, but hey, life is rough.
For an extra 20 bucks, you can get a VIP ticket, which includes special seating; your choice of a signed DVD, T-shirt, or audio of the show; and a meet-and-greet with Mencia’s mind. Twenty dollars really isn’t a whole lot to take you from being some loser whose sleeves are stained from years of snot wiping, to being a very important person. Unfortunately, you’ll find that all you get in this world for being very important is a chance to meet Carlos Mencia and a new shirt to wipe your nose — one that doesn’t even have long sleeves. Like we said, life is rough.
Thu., May 23, 8:30 p.m.; Fri., May 24, 8:30 p.m.; Sat., May 25, 8:30 & 10:45 p.m.; Sun., May 26, 8:30 & 10:45 p.m., 2013
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.