LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy
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One week removed from the hangover that is New Years, and the calendar is once again brimming with talent all across the LA area. From Ontario to Irvine, NoHo to downtown, there is great comedy all over this wonderful land of ours, and you've got the opportunity to check it all out. Don't f*ck it up.
As always, be sure to shoot off an email if you think something's missing from the calendar or you'd like to get a show listed sometime in the future. Yay for comedy!
The Benson Interruption, 9p Largo. After taking his show to Comedy Central, Doug returns to Largo to keep the steam rolling, as he continues to interrupt the sets of your favorite comedians.
Harold Night, 8p UCB. It’s a mix-and-match sort of week, as new Harold teams take over on the 17th. Last Day of School and Shitty Jobs will be sitting in this week to try the Harold on once again.
TNT, 8p NOHO Stages. TNT, the long-running indie improv showcase show, celebrates 3.5 years in tha game with Ian Roberts doing his Lazy Man show, Hip Hop Penguin, and Last Day of School. Should be fantastic.
D.L. Hughley, 8p Ice House. D.L. is in the building! Well, Pasadena to be more specific.
Hot Mess @ Maude Night, 8p UCB. Hot Mess is in this year’s SF Sketchfest, and they’re doing a best-of show in anticipation of their trek up north. With such a stacked team, you can anticipate much hilarity.
Meltdown Show, 8:30p Meltdown Comics. MC Mr. Napkins, James Adomian, Duncan Trussell and Dana Gould help to round out another great Meltdown show.
Sarah Silverman & Friends, 8p Largo. Sarah brings along Todd Glass, Harriss Wittels and more in this month’s stand up show.
Holy F*ck!, 9p Downtown Independent Theatre. Chris Hardwick leads a downtown stand up lineup that includes Ron Lynch and The Walsh Brothers.
Wayne Brady, 8p Irvine Improv. Brady is making sure he’s the only black guy* in the OC all weekend. *jklol
Tommy Davidson, 10p Ontario Improv. I can’t even begin to guess what Davidson’s show will be like, but I can safely assume it should be seen to be believed.
Jay Mohr, 7:30p Hollywood Improv. Mohr is doing two shows on Saturday.
Jim Jefferies, 9p Brea Improv. One of the best stand ups working, Jefferies is in Brea all weekend, but if you’re at all familiar with his material you can imagine the Saturday late show will probably be the best.
Dana Carvey, 7p Ice House. He doesn’t get out like he used to, but seeing Carvey is certainly an experience to remember.
Comedy Without A Cause, 8p Boardner’s. Harris Wittels, Kevin Garbee, Shawn Pearlman and more take on Boardner’s in Hollywood for a Sunday show.