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Arts and Entertainment

LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Paul Reiser is doing stand up in Brea, Mike MacDonald needs a new liver and Eddie Izzard wants some feedback tonight. Let's GOOOOOOO!

If you've got a show coming up in a few weeks that you'd like to see listed here, email me and we can discuss.


Eddie Izzard, 8p Largo. Izzard is working on some new material and he’d love some honest feedback.

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Patton Oswalt, 10p Irvine Improv. Patton is doing an early and a late show in Irvine.


F@#ked-Up Futures, 8p Nerdist Theater. Brian Posehn reads from his apocalyptic comic book, Phil Lamarr reads future fiction, Joel Levinson does the Billboard Top 3 from the year 2084. The future looks bleak.

The Pajama Men, 8p Largo. Two man sketch comedy that Paul F. Tompkins approves of? Yes, please!


Mike MacDonald Fundraiser, 8p Laugh Factory. Join Kevin Nealon, Tom Green, Bob Saget, Dave Foley and a zillion others in supporting Mike MacDonald get a much-needed liver transplant.

Sad People Talking, 9:30p NOLA’s. This show continues to be great, and a lineup including Eric Andre, Brandie Posey, Ali Wong and more only reinforces that.


Super Serious Show, 8p Club Fais Do-Do. Another Super Serious Show is up and running, with Nick Thune, Brent Weinbach, Eddie Pepitone, Rachel Bloom and a bunch more folks on the list.

Matt Portman’s Bar Mitzvah, 8:30p Jaragua (4493 Beverly Blvd.). I can’t confirm the number of yarmulkes that will be available upon request, but Barry Rothbart, Raj Desai, Johnny Pemberton and others will be there.

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Harold Matinee, 4:30p UCB. It’s an odd time for improv, but with so many people trying to see shows, why not give yourself the afternoon to enjoy some of UCB’s best.

Paul Reiser, 8p Brea Improv. Reiser is doing two shows on Saturday in Brea.


Rob Delaney, 10p Hollywood Improv. Delaney is one of the best doing stand up these days, and he’s doing two shows tonight at the Improv.

Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza, 10p UCB. The Tremendosaur guys are bringing a bunch of bits with them to the UCB stage in anticipation of some of the summer’s biggest blockbusters.


Neil Hamburger, 9p The Satellite. Hamburger is back with his monthly show, and he’s bringing Andy Kindler along.

Power Violence, 9p Little Modern. These aggressively funny dudes continue to put up a ridiculous show. This week is expected to have Steve Agee, Brendon Walsh and more.