On Houston's Comedy Scene, Finding Humor in Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON — For some, therapy happens in a doctor's office. For others, it can be found here on a dark, graffitied street, in a little club called The Secret Group, where women in all black and men in plaid shirts drink Lone Stars and seek laughs. On a recent Wednesday night, Grady Pruitt, 22, took the stage. After Hurricane Harvey, he said, he wanted to donate. He did want to give to a big charity "'cause like, you give to them, only like, 10 percent actually goes to the relief," Pruitt said. "So what I decided to do is, I gave $200 to the city of Houston directly — by getting my car towed.""And yeah," he said. "That feels good. Feels good to give."   Continue reading...

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