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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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This week is absolutely packed with big shows, from Tiger Lily's 5 Year Anniversary show to the MaximumFun.Org guys putting on a show in Pasadena. No show is too near or too far, to cheap or too expensive. Not when the line ups are this good.

If you've got a show coming up that you'd like to get listed, email me!

MONDAY 10/10

What’s Up, Tiger Lily? 5th Anniversary, 8p Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill. It’s going to be an unbelievable night, with Patton Oswalt, Matt Braunger, TJ Miller, Brody Stevens and way way way way more!

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Harold Night, 9:30p UCB. Harold Night is set for some shake-ups as UCB holds another round of auditions this coming weekend. The Great War and Kid Grift are closing things out for a reason - they kill.


Eric Idle, 7:30p Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills. There are few things more worth your $20 than seeing Eric Idle (he of Monty Python fame) talk about everything medieval and hilarious.

The Smartest Man in the World, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Greg Proops is back to tape another live version of his podcast. Get your free tickets while you can!


Drysdale & Gausas, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Rebecca Drysdale and Christina Gausas bring NY-style two-woman improv to the LA masses. This show is a MUST.

Room 101, 8p The Complex - Flight Theater. Room 101 continues to lead the way for indie comedy in LA, with incredible teams like PALS and Toledo Rep set to shake the room with laughter.


Two Thumbs Way Down, 8p Nerdist Theater at Meltdown Comics. Eli Olsberg and Rory Scovel are bringing in Kumail Nanjiani and Pete Holmes to offer live commentary on some of the worst films you’re likely to see. Bonus: you get to vote on what they watch!

Meghann & Whitney are Insecure, 8p Second City. Meghann Murphy and Whitney Teubner just can’t get their shit together. And it’s not just now, it’s been happening their WHOLE LIVES. Don’t believe me? Check their great two-woman sketch show and find out for yourself.

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FRIDAY 10/14

The Comedy Club, 8p Ice House. The great podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go! is bringing some of LA’s best comics to Pasadena, including Marc Maron, Chris Fairbanks, Al Madrigal and DC Pierson.

Jeff Garlin with Judd Apatow, 8p Largo. Garlin is having another Conversation, this time with Judd Apatow and whoever else amazing happens to stop by.


Long Way Down, 7:30p Culver City. For obvious reasons, we can’t give you ALL the details about where Long Way Down is happening, but Ron Lynch, Karl Hess, Melissa Villasenor and a bunch more great comics are going to be there. Plus, we love it.

LA Disaster, 10p The Complex. The Strait Jacket Society is back with a fall run of sketch comedy shows, including this perfectly disastrous Saturday late show.

SUNDAY 10/16

Tom Green, 7p Irvine Improv. Green is doing a full weekend in Irvine. Should get… interesting.

Stripped Stories, 9:30p UCB. Margot Leitman and Giulia Rozzi host a storytelling show that lays everything bare.