LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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MONDAY 10/22

Russell Brand, 8p Largo. Brand returns to Largo this week for another one-off stand up show.

Taylor Williamson Album Release Party, 8p NerdMelt Showroom. Williamson’s first comedy album comes with a party, featuring Brody Stevens, Fortune Feimster, Paul Scheer and more.


Ten West, 8p Comedy Central Stage. More two-man improv from some of the best, most physical men in the game.

Rob Delaney & Friends, 8:30p Largo. Delaney just keeps getting bigger and bigger, and for this large show he's bringing his friends along.


An Evening of Comedy, 7p Marina Del Rey Marriott. The Marriott brand is teaming up with WIRED magazine to bring stand up and videos by Funny or Die to the Marina, including Kristen Schaal, James Adomian, Jerrod Carmichael, Maria Bamford, TJ Miller and more.

Room 101, 8p The Complex - Flight Theater. It's another week of indie stand up, including shows with Neil Campbell, Joe Wengert, Rene Gube and so many more.


Sit N' Spin, 8p Comedy Central Stage. This monthly writer series returns with funny works by Dylan Brody, Erin Brown, Jill Soloway and more.

A Night of Giggles, 10p Laugh Factory. The team has put together another stand up show, featuring Iliza Shlesinger, Moshe Kasher, Jill Kushner and more.

FRIDAY 10/26

Worst Foot Forward, 9p NerdMelt Showroom. Andy Ritchie and Colton Dunn take a look at some of the worst booking submission tapes the world has ever seen.

UCB Halloween Scream, Midnight UCB. It's another bit show, where a ton of great performers take the stage surrounding a certain premise, in this case Halloween. It's all part of The Cinefamily's Nightmare City horror festival.


Ogre Mage 3rd Anniversary Party, 7p Silverlake Lounge. Popular fantasy rock band Ogre Mage is teaming up with a couple more semi-fake bands to party the night away and raffle off an axe!

Channel 101, 8p Downtown Independent. It’s the last new Channel 101 screening (a monthly short video competition) of the year, so make sure you check out this or the 10pm showing.

SUNDAY 10/28

Alan Grayson Fundraiser, 7:30p Hollywood Improv. It’s a Democratic reelection party, featuring Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Dore and others.

Schtick or Treat, 8:30p Taix Restaurant. It’s comics dressed as other comics, doing two minutes of their material. Comics include: Dave Ross, Barbara Gray, Hampton Yount, Eli Olsberg, Eric Dadourian and so many more.