Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m.
The Commonwealth Club (595 Market St.)
His title is the “H.L. Mencken Research Fellow” at the libertarian Cato Institute, but you don’t care; he’s better known as the sharp-tongued political humorist from Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, Holidays in Hell, and more. $7–$20, 415-597-6705, www.commonwealthclub.org