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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Sterling Davis Photo grabbed this great shot of the sign in transition.

This really is a great month for comedy. The Irvine Improv is hosting some great names for the next couple of week, there's fantastic indie shows like Joke Lab, and Funny or Die is over at Largo. Huzzah!

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Tiger Lily, 8p Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill. Dragon Boy Suede, Chris Hardwick, and Jon Dore are all coming out for this weekly stand up show.

Harold Night, 8p UCB. New teams Bangarang! and Delicatessen are up back to back, and doing great improv comedy.


Patton Oswalt, 8 Irvine Improv. The Irvine Improv is on a pretty massive tear lately, pulling in some huge names, perhaps none bigger than Oswalt on Monday and Tuesday.

Funny Or Die, 8:30p Largo. The FOD guys are bringing by some special guests and generally creating sketch comedy madness.


Mysterious Affair @ Bendernagle’s Luau, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Possibly the last time you’ll be able to catch this great sketch show anywhere in town. Don’t miss the opportunity.

Sarah Silverman & Friends, 8:30p Largo. Sarah always rolls deep with her funny friends.


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Joke Lab, 9p Labcabin. This week’s topic for all 6 comics to work out material on is: Healthcare OR Chopsticks.

Jon Lovitz, 8p Comedy & Magic Club. Jon is out at the beach doing stand up.


Dead Authors, 7p UCB. Paul F. Tompkins hosts his monthly character show to benefit 826LA.

Bobby Slayton, 8p Comedy & Magic Club. Not for the faint of heart, Bobby Slayton will offend anyone in the club, but at least be funny about it.


Horrible Movie Night, 8p The Complex. This month they’re serving up ICED, which sounds awful(ly amazing).

Harland Williams, 9:30p Hollywood Improv. Enjoy Harland again this week as he does whatever the F he feels like.


Dave Attell, 7p Irvine Improv. Dave is here all weekend, and you might be better served catching his 10p Friday or 9p Saturday show, but this is certainly not a bad way to round out your weekend.

Margaret Cho & Friends, 8p El Cid. Dress up in 1920’s attire and get a chance to be a part her funny, funny music video.

Sinbad, 10p Comedy Central. Not live and in person, but the man that time forgot is doing a new Comedy Central Special called “Where U Been?”

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