Morning Debriefing 6/9/11

1) Everyone’s A Comedian:  Comedy Is Hard.  So, Why Is Everyone Doing It On The Internet? for Internet Week in NY [via SoMuchFunItHurts] w/Judah Friedlander, Michael Ian Black, Sara Benincasa, Alf Lamont, and moderator Sean McCarthy.

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2) First image of Sasha Baron Cohen as The Dictator [via Huffington Post]

3) Hello Giggles gets written up in Forbes. 

4) Julia Prescott Interview with the Humourdor.

5) Can’t Wait for the Movies: Super 8

Can’t Wait for the Movies: Super 8 – watch more funny videos

6) @BobDucca has a podcast: Affirmation Nation. [via Ploplist]

7) Barb & Whitney Blackout: Do You Want To Go Upstairs? NOTE: Watching this is a great way to start your Thursday.

9) Jesse Miller of the Jesse Miller Talk Show goes to ICM in NY.  Make sure to take notes on how to introduce yourself at management companies.

10) Compatish-“Paper Planes”

Real Spit @ Palms 8PM FREE 
Comedy Speakeasy @ The Loft 8PM FREE 
Subversive Comedy w/Jimmy Dore @ Flappers Burbank 8PM $12/2 item min.
Nick Thune, Arj Barker, Kate Miccuci, and Very Special Guests @ Largo 8:30PM $20
The Josh & Josh Show w/Andrés Du Bouchet @ Bar Lubitsch 8:30PM FREE
Lot 1 Comedy Crunch @ Lot 1 Café 8:30PM FREE 
Comedy Palace @ The Palace Restaurant 9PM FREE 
The Los Angeles Comedy Festival: The Armando Show w/cast from Community @ iO West 8PM $25
Stripped Stories @ UCB Theatre 9:30PM $5 
Sweet Sweet Standup @ M Bar 10PM $5 
Rest in Peace @ Hollywood Hotel 10PM FREE 

SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA 6PM/$4 minimum/first come, first served
COFEE BEAN 16101 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA, Suite 180/Starts 7PM/mixed mic/no purchase necessary
SANDWICH SPOT 3101 Ocean Park Ave., Santa Monica, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/first come, first served
CAFE ON 2ND 7 S. 2nd St., Alhambra, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/first come, first served/10 min.
CAFE UNURBAN 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 9PM/No purchase necessary 

13) If you’re an audience member at a comedy show and you’re debating whether or not to tell a comedian they were funny because you’re shy, tell them they’re funny.  We keep count of compliments after shows like college football stars do with stickers on their helmets.

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