1) Today might start off for you in a pretty great way as the humor section at your local bookstore gets a big bump today with the release of John Hodgman’s That Is All and Chris Hardwick’s The Nerdist Way: How to Reach the Next Level in Life AND Ben Schwartz & Amanda McCall’s Maybe Your Leg Will Grow Back: Looking on the Bright Side with Baby Animals.
2) Another reason to break your piggy bank violently: Jay Larson’s “Self-Diagnosed” comes out today on AST Records.
4) Attack of the Show names The Midnight Show Kings of Dot Comedy. We’re going to completely agree with them on that.
5) Jerrod Carmichael talks about his first time headlining on the road.
6) At the NY Comedy Festival, Comedy Central names this year’s Comics to Watch.
7) You might have read that Rob Delaney is suing Kim Kardashian over her sham marriage. Yesterday, Jill Kushner got a greater explanation and what Delaney has in store for Kim and the E! empire.
8) COMEDY CRAWL
The Good Luck Show 1 Year Anniversary @ The Good Luck Bar 7:30PM FREE
Hollywood Stands Up w/Brad Stewart @ ACME Comedy Hollywood 8PM $12
Ballgame’s Laugh Lounge @ Red Rock Bar & Eatery 8PM FREE
Comedy Bang Bang @ UCB Theatre 8:30PM $5 (stand by only)
Holy Fuck @ Downtown Independent Theater 9PM FREE
Geekscape Presents @ Michael’s Bar & Grill 9PM FREE
Comedy Night Cap @ ACME Comedy Hollywood 9:45PM $6
9) OPEN MIC RUN
ACME COMEDY HOLLYWOOD 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood, CA/Sign-up 5:30PM/Starts 6PM/first come, first served/no purchase necessary
BACK HOME IN LAHAINA 519 E. Carson St., Carson, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/Call ahead to make sure they b/c light attendance (310) 835-4014/Must work clean/no purchase necessary
COFFEE GALLERY 2029 Lake Ave., Altadena, CA/Sign-up 7:30PM/Starts 8PM
WESTWOOD BREW CO 1097 Glendon Ave., Westwood, CA/Sign-up 7:30PM/Starts 8PM/lottery/first come, first served/no purchase necessary
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 8PM/first come, first served/$4 min.
TRIBAL CAFE 1651 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA/Starts 8PM
MAX STEINER’S 2500 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA/Sign-up 9PM/Starts 10PM/first come, first served/no purchase necessary
WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATER 1323-A 3rd St., Santa Monica, CA (in alley between 3rd St. Promenade and 4th St.)/Sign-up 9:45PM/Starts 10PM/lottery/$1 cover
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 min./multiple sets allowed/bottled water and coffee provided
10) Thank goodness on we’re done with that Halloween nonsense. Now on to hating a real holiday-Thanksgiving.