1) ON JAN 24TH THERE WILL BE A NEW COMEDY CLUB IN TOWN: SABOR COMEDY LOUNGE! Located in downtown, the Sabor Comedy Lounge promises to be the hottest new comedy in LA with some of the best Latino and non-Latino acts. Check back at the Comedy Bureau for more details on the “sabor”.
2) Louis CK’s Hilarious is out on CD/DVD download on iTunes today, which means you should drop everything that you’re doing (a la “Don’t Stop Believing” Karoake Family Guy scene) and buy it and listen/watch.
3) Comedy Central and MTV have just announced their first annual Comedy Awards giving recognition to the “best” in the comedic arts decided by those in the comedy community including Billy Crystal, Will Ferrell, Whoopi Goldberg,Seth MacFarlane, Adam McKay, Jimmy Miller, Jay Roach, Ray Romano, and Rory Rosegarten. Taking place on Mar. 26th at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC and airing on several networks on April 10th, check back at the Comedy Bureau for more details.
5) OPEN MIC RUN:
THE PALMS 8572 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA/Sign-up 4:30PM/Starts 5PM
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE TOKYO @ SEÑOR FISH 422 E. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM
WESTWOOD BREWCO 1097 Glendon Ave., Westwood, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 7:30PM/Starts 8PM
COFFEE GALLERY 2029 Lake Ave., Altadena, CA/Starts 8PM
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA (walk up Martel past Big Mama’s and Papa’s)/5PM to 11PM/$5/multiple sets allowed
6) Still haven’t gotten any sponsors, but here’s a Seattle’s Best commercial with Mike Bridenstine in it.
6) The Comedy Bureau “Tips Its Hat” today to JULIUS SHARPE-“@juliussharpe Hangman is a pretty good career. You basically tie a knot and work 8 seconds a day.” Like many of Twitter’s funniest, Julius is a member of the writing staff for Family Guy. Julius has been on TV in both sketches and doing stand-up, so check back at the Comedy Bureau for more details on a performance or perhaps another brilliant tweet. Twitter. Myspace. IMDB.
7) From the “You Should Have Been There” Lagoon: The Unbookables Trailer
8) Adomian. Kinane. Señor Fish. Happy Hour. 422 E. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA. Sign-up 6:30. Starts 7PM. Big Trouble in Little Tokyo Open Mic. Be there.
9) There was an actual miscount and I’m on Report number 81. I was really hoping it was 100 already and I could just throw a party for that reason alone. Oh well.
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