1) THE LOS ANGELES COMEDY FESTIVAL IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER TAKING SUBMISSIONS FOR LIVE COMEDY ACTS, FILMS, AND SCREENPLAYS. DEADLINE JAN. 21ST. FINAL DEADLINE MAR. 18TH FOR LIVE PERFORMANCE AND FILM. APRIL 1ST FOR SCREENPLAY. (you should probably get on this) www.lacomedyfest.com
2) Comedy Central’s Stand Up Showdown is still going and you can THUS still get your votes in and possibly win a trip to the South Beach Comedy Festival or a bunch of Comedy Central Specials on DVD.
6) All I have to say about tonight’s COMEDY CRAWL-now we’re talking…
Bowser’s Castle @ Silverlake Lounge 7PM FREE
Jim Jeffries @ Brea Improv 7PM/9PM $20/2 item min.
The Back Room w/Matt Besser @ UCB Theatre $10 10PM
Saturday! Saturday! Show @ The Sidewalk Studio Theatre 10:30PM $5
The Twelve Shiny Nickels Show @ Fake Gallery 11PM $5
The Tomorrow Show w/Ron Lynch @ Steve Allen Theater MIDNIGHT $8
7) OPEN MIC RUN:
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/one item min.
WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATRE 1323-A 3rd St., Santa Monica, CA (in alley between 3rd and 4th St.)/Sign-up (lottery) 6PM/Starts 6:30PM/3-5 min.
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min.
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/5PM to 11PM/$5/multiple sets allowed
8) The Comedy Bureau “Tips Its Hat” today to ROB DELANEY-“@robdelaney Valentine’s Day is one month from today. Are you prepared? FOCUS. Screw it up, and you will die alone.” Rob just came off his NY premiere of his one man show, “Naked and Bloody” and is hopefully coming back to LA soon to share himself and his Twitter live with all of us here. He’s performing this Monday at Melgard Mondays @ (you guessed it) Melgard Public House 9PM FREE. Twitter. Tumblr.
9) From the “You Should Have Been There” Lagoon: Steve Martin-Fun Balloon Animals
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