Baring all onstage: The Naked Comedy Show goes all the way in Long Island City

Sharing your honest self onstage as a comedian gets a lot more honest once you’ve not only shed any persona, alter ego, reputation or gimmick you use, but also every ounce of clothing you normally cover yourself with to further enhance whatever brand you want the audience to perceive. So if you really want to see the essence of stand-up comedians, see them naked. With his or her permission, of course. It’s been done before, you know. I know, having interviewed Andy Ofiesh nine years ago in Boston, where he occasionally has hosted and produced naked comedy shows over...

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