Morning Debriefing 10/8/11

1) The Simpsons will be renewed. Just before that an editorial we wrote about the situation for Laughspin was posted. You guys connect the dots.

2) One way you can remember Richard Jenithe Beach Crowd.

3) The Hollywood Improv Lab gets more well deserved press.

4) We’ll just say this: You’ll thank Paul F. Tompkins for his 1 hour Comedy Central Special once it airs, America (Yes, that means we were there and it was pretty damn good).

5) Speaking of Tompkins, check out the horror short, T for Tantrum, that both Paul F. and Jannie Haddad Tompkins are in for the ABC’s of Death.

6) Beware, but also be excited: The Walsh Brothers just joined Tumblr.

7) W. Kamau Bell on comedy being more than just comedy.

Set List @ UCB Theatre Sat. Oct. 29th 10PM $10

Aziz Ansari @ Irvine Improv 7PM/9PM/11PM $25/2 item min.
Space Boners @ Silverlake Lounge 7PM FREE
ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 8PM $10 (stand by only)
The Ed Galvez Punk House Weekend Edition @ Westside Comedy Theater 8PM $8
Harland Williams @ Flappers Burbank 8PM/10PM $20/2 item min.
The Anytime Show w/Dominic Dierkes @ Underground Annex Theater 8PM $5 
The Characters of Comedy @ UCB Theatre 10PM $10
Magic Bag @ Underground Annex Theater 10PM $5
Sin With a Grin @  Hollywood Improv Lab 10:30PM $5
Tomorrow Show w/Ron Lynch Presents A Guy Gala @ Steve Allen Theater MIDNIGHT $8 

SPOT CAFE 4455 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA/Starts 2PM/feedback given at end
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/5PM to 11PM/$5 min./multiple sets allowed/coffee & water provided
WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATER 1323-A 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica, CA (in alley between 3rd and 4th St.)/Sign-up (lottery) 6PM/Starts 6:30PM/no purchase necessary/4 min. 
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min.
FLAPPERS BAR 102 E. Magnolia Ave., Burbank, CA/Sign-up 10PM/Starts MIDNIGHT/lottery 

10) If you’re writing an Al Davis joke right now, stop, think of two more, then write another one that you might be able to use for the stage because there’s an outside chance it won’t have been said already.

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