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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Where's he Russian off to? HEY OH! Courtesy Nuno_Oliveira via LAist Flickr Photo Pool.

The comedy is back in full swing this week around LA, with an incredible show to see every night (if you're so inclined). From sketch to stand up to improv to theatre, it's all represented and it's all great this week. Thanks to everyone tagging their Flickr photos with 'lastlaugh', you're really helping to make this comedy round-up great! And be sure to add any shows you think we missed in the comments.

MONDAY 1/12

Ultimate X-Ecution, 8p iO. Help join in the search for LA's best improviser, American Idol-style.

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Benson Interruption, 11p UCB. One of my favorite shows in LA, Doug Benson (Super High Me) invites stand up comics in and then interrupts whenever he feels like it.

TUESDAY 1/13

A Night of Funny People, 7p Orpheum Theatre. Judd Apatow hosts a night of comedy with Sandler, Rogen, Aziz, Patton and others, and it's all being filmed for an upcoming Apatow movie.

Showtime on Sunset, 8:30 Comedy Store. Joe Clair hosts this stand up show with the hope of some celebrity backing.