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Grimey Ninety at Bassa Vita Underground Lounge

The Grimey Ninety is stand-up comedy's answer to And-1 Streetball. In the dank basement of Bottom's Up in Lakewood, aspiring comics put it all on the line. The Grime's progenitor, comic Jason Lawhead, started hosting the night three years ago as an experiment in purism. "You can do anything you want down here," says Lawhead. "You can grime it out, reach inside yourself, and find whatever you got." The Grime is a comedian's comedy club. It has all the camaraderie of a fallout shelter. Just be prepared to leave feeling dirty.

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