Carlos Mencia

You have to hand it to Carlos. At least he’s honest. Latinos, blacks, white and everyone else: prepare to be offended, but only for half a millisecond, and then laugh your ass off. That’s the Carlos Mencia we all know and love. McGlohon Theatre.

9/10 // DURHAM
Lewis Black

F*ck you! Yeah, you! Oh, boy. It’s Lewis! Catapulting to fame during his time on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Lewis Black has traveled the world with his unique sense of humor. He and Live Nation Entertainment bring his “In God We Rust” tour to Durham Performing Arts Center.

Ron White

Made famous by his part in The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Ron White brings laughs —
and liquor and cigars — to the Ovens Auditorium stage.

Daniel Tosh

10/16 // CHARLOTTE
Chelsea Handler

Handler brings her “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang” tour, sponsored by Belvedere Vodka, to Time Warner Cable Arena.

10/18 // CHARLOTTE
David Sedaris

Gay, Raleigh, N.C.-native and NPR humorist David Sedaris makes his way to Belk Theater for an evening of cutting wit and social satire. Sedaris, of “Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim” fame, has most recently released his New York Times number one seller “When You Are Engulfed in Flames.” A special book signing will follow.

Daniel Tosh

Daniel Tosh brings his “Tosh Tour Twenty Ten” to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Star and host of Comedy Central’s “Tosh.O,” Daniel Tosh brings a unique sense of style and geeky/nerdy humor to the stage in a way everyone (minus the kids) can enjoy.

10/24 // CHARLOTTE
Lily Tomlin

One of America’s foremost comedians, Lily Tomlin continues to venture across the ever-widening range of media by starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation and video. She rose to fame in the early 1970s as Ernestine, the irascible telephone operator and Edith Ann, the devilish 6-year-old, on the TV series “Laugh In.” Tomlin received an Academy Award nomination for Robert Altman’s “Nashville” (1975). She also appeared in the film “9 to 5” with Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton and played the president’s assistant on NBC’s “The West Wing.” Belk Theater.

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.