It’s comedy open mics, which are drawing funny guys and gals and their fans to spots across the state. Jess Alaimo’s So You Want to Be a Comedian? night has been packing them in at the Anchor’s Bend inside Convention Hall in Asbury Park since the summer.
“I think there are a lot of comics here and they need some place to go,” Alaimo said. “If you’re a comedian, you need to practice and you have to go to an open mic.”