Morning Debriefing 3/28/11

1) 150 Best Jests via NY Post/@manydstadt-LA’s well represented with Kyle Kinane, Marc Maron, Maria Bamford, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, TJ Miller, Rob O’Reilly, Joselyn Hughes, Richard Lewis, Conan O’Brien, Morgan Murphy (whose coming back to LA), Andy Kindler, Jamie Lee (will hopefully come back to LA), Bil Dwyer, Alec Sulkin, Josh Comers, Dana Gould, Michelle Buteau, Kevin Nealon, Rob Gleeson, Jon Huck, Drew Droege, Jackie Kashian, Jen Murphy, Kyle Dunnigan, Jeff Ross, Whitney Cummings, Felipe Esparza, Doug Benson, Richard Lewis, and a few more I can’t remember off the top of my head.

2) Plop List-a brand new website dedicated to wrangling the best in comedy podcasting thanks to our friend Joel Mandelkorn.

3) The last chance to vote for the Scoomies-a comedy awards ceremony recognizing the best of people who were the best in the hometown and decided to come to LA to make it and are on their way up.

4) The beginnings/makings/refurbishings of the Nerdist Theatre, one of my favorite places to watch live comedy.


WTF! Podcast LIVE @ Steve Allen Theater Tues. Mar. 29th 8PM tickets now only available at door
John Oliver’s NY Stand Up Show
Thurs. Mar. 31st 11:59PM on Comedy Central w/Maria Bamford and Moshe Kasher  

6) Tonight’s COMEDY CRAWL
Cartoon Dump @ Steve Allen Theater 8PM $10 
What’s Up Tiger Lily? @ Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill 8PM FREE
Safehouse @ Lot 1 Cafe 8:30PM FREE
Keep it Clean Comedy @ 1739 Public House 10PM FREE 

RED ROCK 8782 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/multiple sets allowed/$5 min.
CLUB 705 705 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA/Starts 7PM-ish
JAKE’S 38 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 7:30PM/Starts 8PM
TRIBAL CAFE 1651 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA (Echo Park)/Starts 8PM/call (213) 483-4458
D’AMORE’S 8369 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 8PM/Purchase required 
GROUND ZERO USC 615 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA/USC Campus/Nestled between 3 dormitories approximately a block away from the intersection of Figueroa and Exposition/USC student sign-up 9PM/non-USC-student sign-up 9:15/Starts 9:30PM  

9) If you perform comedy, you can be very happy. EX. Paul Jay marrying Jen Goldberg

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NOTE: Tip of the Hat Article coming today as last night the office wi-fi was down (i.e. Starbucks and any other coffee shop was closed)