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Arts and Entertainment

LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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It's a stand up splosion! this week, with tons of shows going on all over town. From Los Feliz to Downtown to deep in Silverlake, independent shows are cropping up everywhere, and each with their own bombtastic lineups.

Be sure to get out this week, if only to keep on beating the heat. And if stand up's not your thing, remember that The Birthday Boys and A Kiss From Daddy are having their monthly shows on Wednesday night at UCB, and it's a best of showcase!

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What’s Up, Tiger Lily?, 8p Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill. Moshe Kasher, Kumail Nanjiani, Sean Conroy, Jason Nash and tons of others keep this show going hard week after week.

Danger Snack Does Halloween, 10:30p iO Loft. It’s a spooky, snackable party when improv and Halloween collide at the iO Loft. The Danger Snack folks meet up with Maggy Keegan to absolutely crush some comedy.


Holy F*ck, 9p Downtown Independent Theatre. It’s back! Natasha Leggero, Matt Dwyer, Dave Ross, and a ton of other great standups at this great free downtown show. We love it!

Comedy For Clean Water, 10p Hollywood Improv. Carlos Mencia, Bobby Lee, Maz Jobrani, Natasha Leggero and Skyler Stone all take the stage, with proceeds benefitting the Generosity Water campaign.


Jordan Rubin / Moshe Kasher, 8p Irvine Improv. Two great up and coming standups together at once?! Oh Irvine, you get me.

Fresh Faces, 10p Laugh Factory. A great stand up lineup this week, with TJ Miller leading the pack.


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Laura Kightlinger / Tig Notaro, 9p Largo. Two great longtime standups share the stage at Largo.

That’s My Baby, 9p Barre Vermont. A great new stand up show in Los Feliz, with a stellar opening cast. Kumail Nanjiani, Tremendosaur, Rob O’Reilly, Barry Rothbart and a grip of other great folks are all scheduled to make an appearance.


Sassy Gay Friend, 7p Second City. Get behind this great character from even greater comedian Brian Gallivan. It’s seriously hilarious.

Greg Proops, 10p Irvine Improv. Proops is in Irvine all weekend, surely getting political with his stand up.


One-Two Punch, 8p ‘The Benton Manor’. It’s a houseparty out in Silverlake, with Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Harris Wittels, Dave Ross, Whitney Teubner and a ton more great folks.

The Prop 19 Show, 10p UCB. Matt Besser, those Convoy guys, Sean & Dominic, Tremendosaur, Jon Daly, Colton Dunn are all doing bits to support the Prop 19 initiative.

SUNDAY 10/10

Ice House All Star Comedy Show, 6:30p Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Finally, the Ice House’s big event is here. Brad Garrett, Dana Carvey, Craig Robinson, Paula Poundstone, Gabriel Iglesias, George Wallace and Jay Leno are all set to join in the fun.

GarguilOconnell, 10p iO West. As the pitch reads: two men, one location, a cast of thousands. That is to say, long form improv where both men play multiple characters in the same space and time. Yay!

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