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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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There are shows happening everywhere from the beach to Pasadena, so be sure to get out and get happy. As always, if you've got a show you'd like to see listed here in the future, email me and we'll talk it out real serious-like.


Comedy Tapioca, 8:30p iO West. It's a rare stand-up-only show on the main stage, featuring Rebecca Corry, Drew Droege and more.

Brunch, 9:30p The Park Restaurant. Matt Champagne, Sean Conroy and others are making it a night out at this indie mainstay show in Echo Park.

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Indifferent Places, 8p Comedy Central. John Ennis and Jessica Makinson present a variety night full of characters and music.

Noises On / Rough Cut, 11p UCB. Double up on great themed improv shows, as Noises On improvises a fake community theater play and Rough Cut does the ‘movie’ form.


The Most Fun Funeral, 8p Westside Comedy Theater. Anne Brashier has put together a game show with Death as the host. Nothing could possibly go wrong.

Dot Comedy, 10p Laugh Factory. This show continues to gain steam, and line-ups including Pete Holmes, Jon Dore and Rory Scovel are a great reason why.


Dom Irrera, 8p Comedy & Magic Club. Irrera is doing a few mid-week nights out by the ocean.

Creepshow, 8:30p Hollywood Improv Lab. Brandie Posey and Barbara Gray host a night of lady comics telling amazing tales about insanity and awkwardness.


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Entertainment Hollywood Live!, 8p UCB. Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi are back to talk celebrity gossip, with guests Kenny Stevenson and Aisha Tyler.

American Ham, 8:30p Largo. America’s favorite bacon-swilling mad man, Nick Offerman, is putting up a night of stories and songs and whatever else he can think up.


Talkin’ It to the Streets, 8p Lounge Theater. Two one-act comedies collide for a night of theater and jokes.

Hand-Shucked, 8p Moving Arts Theater. Fresh off being named one of 2011’s Comedians to Watch, Rob O’Reilly is bringing Neal Brennan, Matt Knudsen and more out to Silver Lake for a night of comedy.


Maz Jobrani, 7p Ice House. Jobrani is doing a full weekend in Pasadena.

A Whale of an Evening, 8p Hollywood Improv Lab. Raj Desai, Ron Lynch, Jimmy Dore and others are spending some time inside the mind of Herman Melville.