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Arts and Entertainment

LA Revelations at The Lillian Theater

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Last week, LAist attended the latest edition of the "Slap & Tickle," sketch comedy group.*During a monologue called, "Notes from The Wandering Eye," author Elizabeth 'Liz' Warner stood on the stage at the Lillian Theater (on Santa Monica Blvd's "intimate" Theater Row) and shared the following observations in response to the query "What have you learned during your time in LA"

I've learned that Fountain is the smart man's Sunset. Willougby is the thinking man's Fountain...and that Sepulveda is like 1100 miles long...

The audience ate it up. We were laughing so hard we can't remember the rest. If you were there, post anything we missed.

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We plan to scan the theater listings for upcoming "Slap & Tickle" shows cause they don't appear to have their own website, though a regular crew member --the lovely Shannon of Sha in LA blog-- keeps us informed of upcoming shows. You may be able to catch members at the upcoming Third Annual Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festivalstarting June 5th.

If you want more from Liz than just the taste offered above, go hereor buy her first collection of essays "Ditched By Dr. Right (and Other Distress Signals from the Edge of Polite Society)" due out in July 2005.

*yeah, yeah, we know they've been around since...forever and the Liz probably does the street bit every time but LAist has only been around for a year so give us a break.