Morning Debriefing 11/4/11

1) The news that Marc Maron pilot might go somewhere was good enough for us, but possibly going to IFC has made our Friday.

2) Late Night Round-Up: Louis CK reminisces of making fun of Conan on Conan, Dave Attell doesn’t hit on Kristen Stewart on Leno, and Chris Hardwick makes good on a dare to wear weird shoes on Fallon.

3) If you didn’t bother watching CK on Conan, you might have not found out that CK’s new special WORD will be released exclusively through his website LouisCK.net for $5.

4) Spin Magazine names the 40 Greatest Comedy Albums of All Time… and let the arguing and trolling begin.

5) Gallery 1988 Melrose has an exhibition, “Please Post Bills”, an art tribute to the one and only Bill Murray. [via JonahRay]

6) Parks and Rec expands to having a web series

7) In case you haven’t notice Asterios Kokkinos has been killing all things Internet with the funniest Whitney sign, a PDF on 50s “seduction technology”, and listing what status updates will get you unfriended by him on FB.

8) Thanks to LA Weekly, The Heart, She Holler makes a little more sense.

9) Channel 101-Get to know it, if you don’t already (We wrote about it on the Nerdist) because it’s only going to get bigger. Even Dr. Cornel West thinks so

10) The LA comedy scene gets found out by TootIt. Hopefully, more folks find out about the LA comedy scene and follow the example of NY Times continuing their coverage of comedy

11) Take a step back to your childhood a see what the wool that was pulled over your eyes while watching The Sandlot or the TV spots for the board game Crossfire.

12) ON THE HORIZON
Holy Fuck 2 Year Anniversary @ Downtown Independent Theater Tues. Nov. 15th 9PM FREE
Eric Andre Comedy Central Taping @ Bar Lubitsch Thurs. Nov. 17th 8:30PM
Channel 101 Channy Awards @ Downtown Independent Theater Sat. Dec. 10th

13) COMEDY CRAWL
Dead Authors @ UCB Theatre 6:30PM $5
The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Apologies @ The Promenade Playhouse
7PM/9PM $10
Dave Attell @ Irvine Improv 8PM/10PM $25/2 item min.
This Feels Terrible @ UCB Theatre 8PM $10
The 12 Shiny Nickels Show @ Hollywood Improv Lab 8:30PM $10
Maria Bamford “CD Run” @ Fake Gallery 8:30PM $5
John Hodgman’s “That Is All” Book Release w/Special Guests @ Largo at the Coronet Theatre 8:30PM $35 

14) OPEN MIC RUN
SET LIST @ FLAPPERS BAR 102 E. Magnolia, Burbank, CA/Sign-up 5PM/Starts 5:30PM/given “set list” of topics to do jokes off of/first come, first served/no purchase necessary
BANG COMEDY THEATER 457 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA/Starts 5:30PM/no purchase necessary
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
SILVERLAKE LOUNGE 2906 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (Silverlake)/Sign-up (lottery) 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/4 min./no purchase necessary
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min.
MAX BLOOM’S 200 N. Malden Ave., Fullerton, CA/Starts 7PM/booked show after/no purchase necessary
HOLLYWOOD HOTEL 1160 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA/Sign-up 6PM/Starts 7PM/5 min./first come, first served/one drink min.
GLENDALE DAYS INN 450 N. Pioneer Dr., Glendale, CA/Sign-up 7PM/Starts 8PM/No foul language/No purchase necessary/first come, first served   
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/first come, first served/coffee and bottled water available  
HOLLYWOOD HOTEL 1160 N. Vermont Ave., Hollywood, CA/Sign-up 11PM/Starts MIDNIGHT/5 min./first come, first served/one drink min.
FLAPPERS BAR 102 E. Magnolia Ave., Burbank, CA/Sign-up 10PM/Starts MIDNIGHT/lottery 

15) Universal Chief Ron Meyer recently confessed to how shitty some of Universal’s recent releases have been and I can only wonder that how he didn’t know that most of those weren’t going to work before hand.

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