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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy
It's a new year, which means a whole new opportunity to get out and see fantastic free or cheap comedy in Los Angeles. Maybe you made it your New Years' resolution! If not, there's still time to jump on the bandwagon get fit using laugh muscles.
If you've got an upcoming show you'd like to see listed here, email me and I'll see what i can do.
Hot Tub, 8p The Virgil. Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal's popular NYC variety show moves to the West coast, and they've got Jen Kirkman, Thomas Lennon, Nick Kroll and more.
Keep It Clean, 10p Public House. This Los Feliz bar is back for their first stand up show of the year, with Ron Funches, Sean O'Connor, and JC Coccoli.
Comedy Central's Freshman Faces, 8p Westside Comedy. It's a night of up-and-comers, with Nick Rutherford, Johnny Pemberton, Ahmed Bharoocha, Beth Stelling and others.
Sleight of Mouth, 8p Nerdmelt Showroom. Justin Willman's talk show invites Casey Wilson from Happy Endings, and a sword swallower. So there's that.
Comedy Juice, 9p Hollywood Improv. Adam Devine of Workaholics leads a great night of stand up that also features Bret Ernst and Jerrod Carmichael.
Eddie Izzard, 9:30p Largo. Izzard is doing a multi-night stand at Largo to work out some new material. Go for the late show!
Big Money, 730p The Virgil. There's a new free weekly stand up show in town, and Big Money is it. From D.C. Pierson and Eliza Skinner, Thursday's show will feature Rob Delaney, Bobcat Goldthwait, Dave Ross and others.
The Business, 8p Lyric Hyperion Theater. For $5, you can see Sean O'Connor, Johnny Pemberton, Natasha Leggero and others. Not a bad deal.
Set List, 8p UCB. Stand us like Greg Proops and Tom Rhodes are given a set list moments before they go on stage, and then told to do a set. It's always great.
Double Jump, 9p Nerdmelt Showroom. It's a talk show for the gaming crowd, with guests Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani and others.
Dave Attell, 6:30 Comedy & Magic Club. Attell is doing an early set down in Hermosa Beach.
Nick Thune, 8p Hollywood Improv. Thune and his guitar will be at the Improv on Melrose Saturday night for one show only.
ASSSSCAT, 7:30p UCB. Strapped for cash to start the new year? Why not check out the best free improv show that UCB has to offer. A word of caution: get there early.
Rob Delaney & Friends, 8p Largo. Delaney, the ever-popular stand up and Twitter fiend, is bringing some buds out for a night of stand up at Largo.
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