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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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There's lots of outside-the-mainstream greatness going on this week, with Patton Oswalt and Bobcat Goldthwait both doing Cinefamily stuff, Fries On The Side closing out their great season up in North Hollywood, and the not to be missed Celebrity Autobiography show at Largo. Get out, laugh it up, and let Farley know what else is on the horizon.

MONDAY 06/15

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All Skate, 7p Second City. Long form improvised musicals as done by some great performers from all over town.

Celebrity Autobiography, 8p Largo. Eugene Pack and Craig Bierko step up to the plate with some of their comedian friends to read excerpts from autobiographies. The result is always comical.


Avalon Showcase, 8p The Improv. Greg Behrendt, Adam DeVine, Jen Kirkman and Matt Braunger are all out to impress. The least you could do is show up.

A Night with Bobcat Goldthwait, 8p Cinefamily. The man with the voice you couldn’t imitate if you wanted to presents a night of found footage and laughs. Should be awesome.


You Say Tomato..., 8p Comedy Central Stage. As this show heads for print format, come take a look at what it means to be married and actually able to talk shit to each other.

Sarah Silverman & Friends, 8:30p Largo. Sarah is back in her monthly slot, bringing her stand up pals along for the ride.


The Matt Jonestown Massacre, 8p UCB. The hilarious Matt Jones takes the stage solo to give a bit of background on what made him the man he is today, and just how much of an asshole he really can be.

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Dasariski: Dead Uncle Ted, 10p iO West. The Dasariski geniuses do their monthly sketch show. Always fucking fantastic.

FRIDAY 06/19

Patton Oswalt, 8p Cinefamily. Patton intros the crazy film God Told Me To. Beautiful.

Let’s Do This!, 11p UCB. For the second week in a row, this improv showcase turns up the heat. This week has Benderdangle, sketch-but-doing-improv prodigies Kodiak Park, and newcomers Boomtown.


Dom Irrera, 9:15p Comedy & Magic Club. The legend hits the stage. Sure, there’s a 7p show, but you know you need to make it to the late show when it’s Dom.

Fries On The Side, 9:30p SMC Theatre. Fries closes it’s season with this blowout show, hosted by James Adomian. Go go GO to this fucking amazing show.

SUNDAY 06/21

Sketch Cage Match, 8p iO West. Get back on board sketch Sundays at iO West with a whole batch of sketches to vote on, winner take all!

Rebels of Comedy, 9:30p The Improv. The twice-a-month show is back at The Improv, showing some of the great up and comers in the business.