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Arts and Entertainment

LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Dick joke or 'you shouldn't skimp on some stuff' joke? You decide. Photo by calott23 via Flickr

Dick joke or 'you shouldn't skimp on some stuff' joke? You decide. Photo by calott23 via Flickr
After a week-long Labor Day hangover, LAst Laugh is back and funnier than ever. There's so much effing good stuff this week to share with you laugh-starved children, so suck in those bloated bellies and get ready to chuckle your way back to health.


Benson Interruption, 9p Largo. Doug stomps on the throats of some great stand ups. But in a funny way.

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Sentimental Lady, 9:30p UCB. These guys are moving times soon, so be sure to check them out in their natural habitat (and Harold format) before it’s too late.


Ian Bagg, 8p Comedy & Magic Club. This guy doesn’t stop to take much of a breath, let alone write his material. Except a lot of crowd work.

Hams & Jams, 9p Largo. Ed Helms hosts a banjo-infused show with The Lampshades, Nick Kroll, and more.


You Say Tomato..., 8p Comedy Central Stage. A married couple share hilarious excerpts from their upcoming book about what it’s like to be hitched.

Hot Comedy Action, 8p Irvine Improv. Ben Gleib and Ari Shaffir highlight this stand up lineup for a Wednesday night.


O.U.T.e., 8p iO West. iO’s first all-GLBT group is out to improv a one act. Should be sassy. I’m I allowed to say that? I have no idea.

Ye Olde Cock & Balls, 9p McCadden Place. Dry Hump Comedy presents some inappropriate sketches, if the name didn’t give it away.

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Mission IMPROVable, 10p Westside Comedy. This long-running, oft-touring, high-energy short form show starts to make a priority of performing at their home theatre.

Power Ball, 11p iO West. USS Rock N Roll performs a Harold with any audience member willing to put their hat in the ring. Or, rather, their name in the hat.


Harland Wiliams, 9p Irvine Improv. You know what the man’s capable of. Get out to see this show.

Brian Posehn, 9:30p The Improv. The large-looming nerd is ready to make you laugh. My bet is that he’s successful.


Combo Platter, 6p UCB. Garlin is back! And still only $1, with some great storytelling and friends.

Bryan Callen, 7p Ice House. This former MadTV regular is doing some stand up in Pasadena.

Barats & Bereta, 11p iO West. The two internet phenoms join forces with LA favorites The Seven Year Plan for an hour of powerful sketch comedy.