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Quick and tasty comedy recommendations

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Quick Dish: Tonight See ‘An Evening with IAN KARMEL’ at NerdMelt Showroom

Quick Dish: Tonight See ‘An Evening with IAN KARMEL’ at NerdMelt Showroom

You’ve seen him on Conan, Travel Channel’s Best Sandwich in America and Portlandia. He is a roundtable panelist and writer for E!’s Chelsea Lately. He is IAN KARMEL and you must see him perform at the NerdMelt Showroom this very evening, June 10. At An Evening with IAN KARMEL Ian will be joined by his […]

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Quick Dish: Find Your True Bliss at Sleepaway Camp Tuesday at Downtown Indie

Quick Dish: Find Your True Bliss at Sleepaway Camp Tuesday at Downtown Indie

Happiness is something we all need in our lives. Sleepaway Camp brings us a little closer to such bliss this Tuesday, June 10. Camper Jay Weingarten leads When LOVE Meets FEAR and will be joined by these other love teachers: PETE HOLMES GREG PROOPS NICK THUNE RYAN SINGER CHRIS THAYER KIMBERLY CLARK JOE KWACZALA GEORGE […]

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Quick Dish: RISE UP and Cheer for Comedy this Tuesday 6/10

Quick Dish: RISE UP and Cheer for Comedy this Tuesday 6/10

Check out one of Hollywood’s best drinking establishments and enjoy some comedy this Tuesday evening, June 10. RISE UP COMEDY is back for another glorious night of FREE entertainment complete with tasty taco truck. Behold the KILLER laugh train: Emily Heller (Conan, Chelsea Lately, Comedy Central) Jann Karam (Seinfeld) Debra DiGiovanni (Just For Laughs, Canada’s […]

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Quick Dish: It’s Troy Conrad’s PROMPTER This Saturday at NerdMelt

Quick Dish: It’s Troy Conrad’s PROMPTER This Saturday at NerdMelt

Troy Conrad, the man who brought you Set List, offers up his newest creation, Prompter, this Saturday evening (June 7) at NerdMelt Showroom. Comics use a teleprompter to deliver a TED Talk-style presentation. Of course, the teleprompter unexpectedly freezes and the performer must rely on their improvisational skills to tackle the subject until the prompter […]

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Quick Dish: It’s HOT in the Hot Tub Show Monday Night

Quick Dish: It’s HOT in the Hot Tub Show Monday Night

Monday, June 9 hosts Kurt Braunohler (@midnight) and Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers) bring you another HOT evening of laughter at the Hot Tub show. This lineup will blow you out of the water for sure: Adam Cayton-Holland Dave Hill Ian Karmel Claudia O’Doherty Barry Rothbart Melissa Stephens Liza Treyger There will be much fun to […]

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Quick Dish: See Comedy Palace TONIGHT with Special Residency by Johnny Pemberton

Quick Dish: See Comedy Palace TONIGHT with Special Residency by Johnny Pemberton

We just can’t help ourselves. We heart the Comedy Palace show. This show has everything: food, drinks and laughs. Tonight you can see bits being crafted, as well as solid sets tighter than an LA plastic surgery. This week Comedy Palace will feature comics from programs like The Pete Holmes Show, Last Comic Standing and […]

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Quick Dish: Don’t Miss Another LIVE Taping of the DEAD AUTHORS Podcast Tomorrow at UCBTLA

Quick Dish: Don’t Miss Another LIVE Taping of the DEAD AUTHORS Podcast Tomorrow at UCBTLA

You will have a super legit reason to say “TGIF” tomorrow. Mr. H. G. Wells himself will be gracing the LA UCB stage. The sci fi author will be talking with the American novelist Ralph Ellison, noted author of the Invisible Man. This Dead Authors podcast taping should be the start of your best weekend […]

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Quick Dish: Beat the June Gloom with some Entitlement Comedy TONIGHT ft. Jon Daly

Quick Dish: Beat the June Gloom with some Entitlement Comedy TONIGHT ft. Jon Daly

Cloudy, overcast skies got you down? Hey! Snap out of it! Cure all your ills with comedy, music, booze, and some highly talented entertainers. Check out the Entitlement show TONIGHT (June 4) at Los Globos. In addition to a bevy of VICE writers Allen Strickland Williams Megan Koester Grant Pardee Alison Stevenson Dave Schilling Josh […]

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Quick Dish: See SketchMelt For All Sketch, All Night Long

Quick Dish: See SketchMelt For All Sketch, All Night Long

The best new live and video sketches come straight at you tomorrow June 5th at SketchMelt. Brad Gage [Family Sandwich] and Christian Spicer [Double Jump, IMPRO(vs)TANDUP] along with Danielle N. Kramer [Husband & Wifey] will be hosting this sketch-tastic event. Check out the lineup: Helen Harlan Tastes Funny Jennie Pierson The Blank Experience Mary Holland […]

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Quick Dish: TONIGHT Check Out ‘Happy Contest Time’ at Three Clubs

Quick Dish: TONIGHT Check Out ‘Happy Contest Time’ at Three Clubs

Of course, tonight you will already be at Three Clubs for Rise UP! comedy, so why not “shtick” around for some Happy Contest Time! And what exactly is Happy Contest Time? The first Tuesday of every month several brave comics perform in front of a live audience and are simultaneously judged by discerning Japanese school […]