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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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There's no stopping comedy in LA. So don't even try. Remember that video of the guy that stole the tank? He tried to stop comedy, and look what happened to him.

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The Smokes, 7p UCB. One of LA’s best improv teams performs every week, and always with a new form up their sleeve.

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True Story, 7:30p iO West. Debbie Friedman’s storytelling show has NPR’s Alex Cohen this time around. The theme is Misunderstandings.


Harvard Sailing Team, 8p Largo. The HST Crew is putting up another sketch show, this time at Largo. It’s sure to be fantastic.

Public School, 8p M Bar. Steve Agee, Jake Foglenest, Shelby Fero, DC Pierson and others get on stage to tell true tales for an evening.


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Jenny Slate & Friends, 8:30p Largo. Continuing their ‘… & Friends’ tradition, Largo is having Jenny Slate bring along Steve Agee, Ed Helms and others.

Your Favorite Show, 10p Little Modern Theater. Julia Prescott continues to book solid stand ups at this relatively new show. This time around she's got Brent Weinbach, Jake Weisman, Eric Andre, Joe Wagner and more.


Benson Interruption, 8p Nerdist Theater. Doug Benson brings up some of his favorite stand ups, only to interrupt their sets with his own jokes.

Jay Mohr, 8p Irvine Improv. Mohr is telling stories instead of stand up for one night only down in the OC.

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I’m Sorry For Your Loss, 7p Hollywood Improv Lab. Talia Tabin takes losing a loved one in stride, and she’ll use her one woman show to prove it to you.

Mame That Chune, 8p UCB. Keith Apicary, Brent Weinbach, Jordan Morris and others bring back the 8-bit sounds you’ve been dying to hear.


Harmontown, 8p Nerdist Theater. Dan Harmon and Jeff Davis talk about whatever the hell they feel like. You listen.

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Kyle Dunnigan, 8p Comedy & Magic Club. Dunnigan is doing one night in Hermosa Beach.


Best of The Midnight Show, 7p Irvine Improv. Drew Carey hosts this long-running UCB sketch show as they take their act on the road. They’ll be in Irvine all weekend. h

Sebastian Maniscalco, 7p Brea Improv. If you find yourself out that way, Maniscalco is doing a full weekend in Brea.