LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, there's a full week of great comedy going down all over Southern California. From Bill Burr in Brea to Holy F*ck's three-year anniversary party, there's a lot you won't want to miss.

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MONDAY 11/26

Oh Boy…, 8p Lola’s. Will Weldon’s some-recurring Monday stand up show has Erik Charles Neilsen, Hampton Yount, Sean Pearlman, Ron Babcock, Guy Branum and Alice Wetterlund.

Dat Sh*t, 10:30p Westwood Brewing. This week’s free stand up show in Westwood features Jonah Ray, Hampton Yount and others.


TUESDAY 11/27

Performance Anxiety, 8p Pleasure Chest. It’s another big night at the Pleasure Chest in West Hollywood, with TJ Miller, Alonzo Bodden, Ali Wong, Josh Fadem, Eli Olsberg and many more.

Movember Fundraiser, 8p Hollywood Improv. Not growing a ‘stache for a good cause this month? Don’t worry, you can still support at this stand up show, featuring Kyle Kinane, Ari Shaffir and Sean Green.

Holy Fuck 3 Year Anniversary, 9p Downtown Independent. One of our favorite shows celebrates 3 years in the free alt-comedy game, with Chris Hardwick, Paul Scheer & Rob Huebel, Matt Braunger and tons more great folks.


WEDNESDAY 11/28

The iNtecollectuals, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Venice Beach’s popular sketch comedy group heads east for a night at the Comedy Central Stage on Santa Monica.

UCB Cagematch, 11p UCB. Heather & Miles is up against record-making history, and The Swarm is there to stop them. This is big indie improv business.


THURSDAY 11/29

Comedy Palace, 9p Palace Chinese Restaurant. This long-running indie stand up show just gets better with age. Come see Andy Kindler, Greg Fitzsimmons, Mo Mandel and more - for free!

The Fogelnest Files, 9:30p UCB. Fogelnest’s monthly Earwolf podcast of the same name goes live, with guests Colin Hanks and Paul Scheer.


FRIDAY 11/30

Night of 1001 Lines, 10p Hollywood Hotel. It’s a night of only one-liner comedians, including Stan Macie, Jim Hamilton, Brian Kiley and others.

Talk Show: The Game Show: The Tournament, Midnight Hollywood Improv. Guy Branum’s talk show / game show is hosting a tournament to see who the best guest of the year was: Michelle Buteau, Brent Weinbach, or Karen Kilgariff.


SATURDAY 12/1

Hollywood Charity Auction, 4p Amoeba Music. Hollywood’s Amoeba is hosting a charity auction, and they’ve invited Garfunkel & Oates along to keep the crowd company.

Lewis Black, 8p Terrace Theater. Black is doing a theater show in Long Beach this Saturday, but don’t worry about getting tickets up close - you’ll be able to hear him from anywhere.


SUNDAY 12/2

Bill Burr, 7p Brea Improv. Burr is doing a full weekend in Brea.

Greg Behrendt, 7p Irvine Improv. Behrendt will be down in Irvine all weekend doing some two-drink minimum shows.